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  1. South Africa
  2. Gauteng
  3. Pretoria

Magalies River Valley Balloon Safari

Product ID: 30431
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Treat yourself to a hot air balloon ride in Gauteng, and soar above the Cradle of Humankind. Enjoy a champagne breakfast. Sail into the sky in a hot air balloon as you enjoy views of the sunrise over the Cashan Mountains.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup optional

Your accommodation in Rosebank or Sandton
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Soar high into the sky on an unforgettable hot air balloon ride
  • Take in phenomenal views of the Cradle of Humankind
  • Enjoy a champagne breakfast
Full description
Experience the 720-degree panorama of the majestic Magaliesberg Range in a hot air balloon safari. This region, steeped in natural history and boasting some of the best ballooning weather in the world, is based in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage site.

Experience a flight of about an hour, soaring to new heights and see an epic sunrise over the landscape. Lazily drift with the wind and experience a fascinating aerial sightseeing flight. Enjoy a glass of South African champagne on landing and a delectable breakfast served on the patio of the beautiful, fully-licenced Clubhouse Pavilion. After breakfast you will receive your Citation for braving the African Skies.
  • Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and muffins on arrival
  • Scenic flight of about an hour with sparkling wine and orange juice served on landing
  • Champagne breakfast served at the clubhouse pavilion and restaurant
  • Souvenir: Certificate for Bravery
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (available upon request)
  • Accommodations

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Meeting point

Bill Harrop's "Original" Balloon Safaris (R560, Skeerpoort, 2146, South Africa)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note, clothing should be warm enough for the chilly early morning but also layered because the sun and excitement will soon warm you up
• Please wear comfortable shoes appropriate for the outdoors (no high heels), and a hat
• Please note, this trip begins just prior to sunrise, which is dependant on the time of the year
• Hotel pickup is available upon request
• The duration of your balloon flight is approximately 1-hour dependant on weather conditions
• Dinner and an overnight stay at a nearby lodge before the tour can be also be arranged
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