Hot Air Balloon Safari At Pilanesberg National Park

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    4:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Respective hotels at Sun City Resort and lodges in Pilanesberg area.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Experience the uniqueness of flying from within a National Park! As the only Hot Air Balloon operation in South Africa to launch from within Pilanesberg National Park, we offer you a truly unique flying experience. Allow us to take you on a journey above the pristine wilderness, undoubtedly the finest way of viewing the park which is home to the "Big Five".
The unique vantage point provided by a balloon flight will allow you to see things normal tours might miss, as well as allowing you to soak in the stunning landscape from a totally new perspective. Upon landing, sip on champagne as you compare unforgettable sights with your fellow travelers.
Flights are conducted at sunrise and you will need to allow for approximately 5 hours for the full experience.


Enjoy fantastic aerial views

See native wildlife in their natural environment

Romantic experience, perfect for couples

Treat a loved one on a special occasion

Breakfast included

Qualified and professional pilot

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Experience Africa from above byhot air ballooning over the sunny plains of the Pilanesberg National Park near Sun City. A balloon flight will allow you to hover over the savanna as you seek out lions, giraffes and hundreds of other creatures in this bountiful ecosystem from a unique aerial perspective.

Early morning collection, by a registered field guide in an open safari vehicle, from respective hotels at Sun City Resort or lodges in Pilanesberg area. Day visitors can be collected from Bakubung Gate. The transfer through the park takes approximately an hour as the balloon launch site is situated in the center of the Pilanesberg National Park, home to the "BIG FIVE".

At the launch site you will be met by the pilot and crew, who will proceed to give a briefing. You will then embark in a 1,2 metre high basket and commence on an unforgettable flying experience that lasts approximately 45 minutes to an hour. On landing, you will be served with sparkling wine and orange juice in celebration of the flight.

The field guide will then convey you through the Pilanesberg National Park to a private lodge, where a full English breakfast will be enjoyed. You will receive a first flight certificate signed by the Pilot. On completion of breakfast, you will be returned to your respective hotel.

The total duration of this activity is approximately 5 hours.


Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)


Glass of Champagne


National Park fees



Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A minimum of 4 people are required for the flight to take place

All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking. For safety reasons passengers must be taller than 1.2 metres

Closed on New Years Day 01 January.

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund