If you are reading this, the chances are you have never been in a hot air balloon, and even less so for being in a hot air balloon in Cape Town, South Africa. Let me tell you a little more about this once in a lifetime experience. Imagine drifting over green vineyards in a natural amphitheater surrounded by mountains, horse paddocks and opulent estates in a wicker basket at sunrise with only the intermittent sound of the hot air balloon burner above your head.
Do I need to carry on? Probably not… But I will anyway, as writing about hot air ballooning in Cape Town is almost as much fun as the ballooning itself… Okay, that was a lie! Meandering through the sky is much more fun. Let me throw in a word of comfort, our Cape Town Hot Air Balloon Pilot has over 2200 incident free hours flying his balloons in locations all around the world. You are in
good the best hands with him.
It’s undoubtedly one of the best places to fly!
There are many wonderful locations around the world to have a hot air balloon experience, I know, as I have flown in over 40 countries already. I can tell you from experience that the ground crew and the pilot plays a massive role in the kind of flight you will have. Yes! there are the natural elements that plays a role. They can make or break a flight, but having your flight managed by experienced crew is priceless. And that’s what is offered at HotAir.co.za – The passion for hot air ballooning runs high with this bunch, and it shows!
What to expect
I’ll end off by giving you a sneak peak into what you can expect. After you have made your booking on www.hotair.co.za, you will be in the capable hands of the flight coordinator, her name is Lené, and she is the pinnacle of efficiency when it comes to managing your booking. Whether it’s a last minute re-schedule or handling any special requests you might, she’s the girl for you! You will receive your flight ticket from her with all the relevant information that you might possibly need. The evening before your flight you will receive your flight confirmation after it’s all systems go from the pilot.
Try to get some sleep! You want to be fresh at sparrow’s to make the most of this amazing hot air ballooning experience. Get to the launch site on time! Don’t be late! Be early! Once all the formalities are taken care of you will stand in awe as the balloon starts taking shape. Get your camera read here, it’s one of those moments you dont wanna miss! Its quite an intense experience watching this mammoth bag unfold and stand up tall with the help of some HotAir :). That’s enough from me. The blanks you will have to fill in for yourself, I’m not here to write your story for you.
If When You decide to go on this magical experience, please come back and tell us all about it. We love to hear your stories, it really warms our hearts to hear it.