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Gauteng Historical Hot Air Ballooning from R2750pp


R2750 per person, exclusive balloon flight, ideal for special occassions

Validity: 2013-01-01 - 2013-10-31

Hot Air Early morning
Cullinan Town East of Pretoria
Hot Air Ballooning
cullinan mine
Enjoying the scenery
Cullinan Historical Village

Take to the skies over Cullinan situated in the Dinokeng area, north of Pretoria/Tshwane. The experience of a hot air balloon in the first light of the morning is exhilarating and rejuvenating together with sightings of interesting landscapes and historical landmarks.

Take to the skies over Cullinan situated in the Dinokeng area, north of Pretoria/Tshwane. The experience of a hot air balloon in the first light of the morning is exhalarating and rejuvenating together with interesting landscapes and historical sightings. Drifting over the third largest hole in the world in a Balloon has surely got to be an awesome experience not to be missed!

The unique village of Cullinan as Cullinan bears the distinction of being the site of discovery of the world`s largest diamond and also has the third largest hole in the world. Your hot air balloon launch is right next to this hole and depending on the wind you will be able to look right down into this world famous hole. The mine at Cullinan is in operation and you will experience the sounds of the mine from the balloon if it is in operation during the flight.

Game farms surrounding the mine will give us the opportunity to see giraffe, kudu, water buck, Giselle, zebra and maybe rhino. Other attractions you may strike some luck in seeing from your balloon is the Zonderwater prison and the Italian grave yard dating from the Second World War.

There is no other ballooning flight offering so much history in a natural setting away from the city noise and smog. The town of Cullinan is a hive of activity on Sunday mornings with bikers coming from all over to enjoy the rural setting and also breakfast.

Drift over the third largest hole in the world in a Balloon has surely got to be an awesome experience not to be missed!

Your Historical Balloon Excursion includes:

  • Launch and Hot Air Balloon experience (1 hour in the air) 
  • Full Breakfast after the flight in the village at Whispering Oaks. (overnight options are available)
  • Flight Certificate

Overnight options are available on request.To make your booking send us your requested date of travel, number of people joining the excursion, name and contact details and our team will come back to you with availability and confirmation as requested!

Risks associated with Hot Air Ballooning:

An adventure activity which poses certain risks to your physical health and safety.

An activity taking place at altitude and facilitated by leaders whom require respect for your safety 

Ballooning is fuel propelled and fire risks exist

Weather permitting activities formulate risk of re-scheduling as well as emergency landing where physical fitness is related

Weight, health and age restrictions apply

Locations where these activities apply are contained in indigenious environments and risks posed by co-existing species exist ie: spiders, snakes, birds etc

A sound & calm state of mind is key in any emergency situation - panic should be avoided at all costs.

Please ensure waste is recycled where possible and alternatives disposed of in allocated BINS



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