Welcome to Adventure Balloons NZ

Hot Air Balloon flights with Adventure Balloons NZ take place from Methven, Mt Hutt Village near the award winning Mt Hutt Ski Resort. Just an hour and a half from Christchurch and Timaru, in the South Island of New Zealand. Enjoy superb long-distance panoramic views of the stunning Canterbury Plains across the Southern Alps, Mount Cook (Aoraki), and beyond and east to the Pacific Coast line. An Adventure of a live time. Not to be missed!

Here's what makes your flight with us so special

Unlimited free airspace upto 9,500 ft. giving fantastic views as far as Aoraki Mt Cook to the west and the patchwork Canterbury Plains to the Pacific Ocean

4x4 transport from the Methven meeting point to the launch site and return after the flight.

Free inflight photographs taken by a camera suspended from the balloon, flight certificate and a champagne style post flight buffet in the landing paddock

What our previous guests have said