Hot Air Balloon Flight with Breakfast from RedBalloon
Best for: A local experience
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With its patchwork of vineyards and colourful plains, the Barossa Valley is the focus of hot air ballooning adventures in the Adelaide region.
A number of ballooning companies run trips out there. To get you on the right one, we've rounded up your best options by price, length and style.
Best for: A local experience
Best for: Luxury
|Experience||Location||Duration||Extras/inclusions||Where to book|
|Barossa Valley Ballooning||Pick-up: Novotel Barossa Valley Resort|
Flight: Barossa Valley
|Hot Air Balloon Flight with Breakfast||Pick-up: Barossa Balloon Adventures, Nuriootpa|
Flight: Barossa Valley
|Hot Air Balloon Flight over Barossa Valley||Pick-up: Barossa Balloon Adventures, Nuriootpa|
Flight: Barossa Valley
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Hot air ballooning in the Adelaide area is centred on the Barossa Valley and the Murray River.
Barossa Valley Ballooning only has Barossa Valley flights while Barossa Balloon Adventures has Barossa Valley and Murray River flights.
Hot air ballooning in Adelaide and its surrounding areas costs approximately $330 - $340 per person.
The flight height depends on the strength of the wind. Typically, you'll fly anywhere from 1,000-4,000 feet above the ground.
Adelaide's commercial hot air balloons fit up to 16 passengers. Passengers are spread around the balloon, often with eight on either side of the basket.
Yes. Due to safety precautions, passengers must be 6+ years to fly.
As you'll be flying before sunrise, it can start off quite cold at the beginning of your journey before the sun peeks above the horizon. You're advised to wear layers that you can take off as you warm up.
It's also a good idea to wear a hat as it can get hot standing next to the burner.
Closed shoes are mandatory for all passengers.
That's dependent on the wind direction. You could fly over the vineyards, nearby paddocks or even along the Murray River. On the day of your flight, the pilot assesses the wind speed and direction to determine the best pathway for your flight.
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