Do ballooning in Northam WA for a truly Aussie experience. Experience the enchantment of the Avon Valley with a gorgeous flight at dawn. The rural landscape, rolling hills, lush green fields, and meandering streams provide a picturesque setting for the oldest and and most natural way to fly!
Hot air ballooning in Western Australia is seasonal, flights operate during the cooler months from early April to late November. Your day will start early at 20 minutes prior to dawn. In the cooler months it can be as late as 6.30 am, and in the warmer months it can be as early as 4.15 am. After arriving at the Northam Airfield, hot tea and coffee will await you, toilet facilities are available and your pilot will brief you about the morningâ??s proceedings. You will then be taken to the chosen launch site where passengers are able to assist with the inflation of the balloons. All on board, the balloon lifts off for your flight of approximately 45 mins to 1 hour. Upon landing and packing up the balloon our retrieve crew will return you to Northam for Champagne and sumptuous cooked breakfast. There is a buffet of fruits, cereal, pastries and cheeseboard, and a full cooked breakfast is served to your table. Champagne is served to toast your flight. Juices, coffee and tea are also available. Please advise if there are any vegetarians or special dietary requirements.
You will need to allow at least 4-5 hours for the complete experience including the balloon inflation, the flight, vehicle recovery and champagne breakfast. The actual flight will last approx 45mins to 1 hr. Available for bookings from April to October.
Please advise of weights at time of booking and also if you have had a recent injury or surgery. Flights run daily subject to availability and minimum numbers between early April and late November. Flights do not operate during the warmer months of Dec to March due to unsuitable weather conditions.