Hot Air Balloon Scenic flights – experience the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg from a different point of view! With views from the Amphitheatre in the Northern Drakensberg to Giant Castle in the Southern Drakensberg. Exhilarate your senses and depart on a dream journey, flying with the angels.

Drakensberg Ballooning offer scenic hot air balloon flights in the Central Drakensberg. A minimum of 4 people is required to confirm a flight and they will try and match you up with other groups. The hot air balloon scenic flight lasts on average 45 -60 minutes, followed by a celebratory glass of champagne. A certificate is awarded to each guest after breakfast. The total duration is about 2,5 hours from the time you meet your pilot until you return for breakfast.

A hot air balloon flight is usually a once in a lifetime experience. Drifting over farmlands and dams with the majestic Drakensberg in the background, offering a 360-degree panoramic view. An experience of a lifetime, taking in the breath-taking scenery, where on a good day you can see forever!

It is an early start at a small airfield only 2km from the Nest Hotel. The best time is first thing in the morning and launch is at sunrise. Drift with the wind and soar with eagles, at an average height of 1500m above the ground.

The Nest Hotel accommodation and balloon package flight includes:
  • Afternoon tea on the patio
  • Dinner
  • Overnight stay
  • Early morning tea or coffee at the launch site
  • Hot air balloon scenic flight
  • Champagne and orange juice upon landing
  • Breakfast after the flight at The Nest Hotel
  • A flight certificate to commemorate your ballooning adventure

Book your adventure for R3,400 per person sharing in a garden rondavel. Or upgrade to a mountain view room at R150 surcharge per person. ** rates valid until 31 Dec 2021

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To book your Hot Air Balloon package email info@hotairballooningsa.co.za