Located near Hoedspruit, and we offer hot air balloon safari flights over Kapama Game Reserve and other lodges and game reserves that have suitable terrain within the Greater Kruger Park area.
You meet up before sunrise and coffee is served while you watch your eight-storey high hot air balloon being inflated and prepared for flight. After a safety briefing you should be airborne in time to witness the sunrise. Then a change in altitude to search for a favourable wind that will allow you to drift gently over the landscape on your hot air balloon safari.
Sooner or later you have to come down again from your ballooning experience. After about an hour's hot air balloon safari flight, the pilot will select a suitable landing site where the retrieve crew should be in attendance.
Passengers don't have to be physically fit, but landings can sometimes be bumpy, so if anyone's pregnancy is approaching term, it would be best to book their flight at a later date.
To enter the basket, passengers have to be able climb over the 1.2m high rim of the basket. Be prepared to stand on your hot air balloon safari for at least an hour. Youngsters are welcome but should be at least 1.2m (4 foot ) tall, so they can see over the rim of the basket.
Sparkling wine and fruit juice is served after the hot air balloon safari, depending on weather conditions. If in the vicinity of Otters Den, passengers are invited to a breakfast on the deck overlooking the Blyde River.
Stay nearby at Khaya Ndlovu Safari Manor in Rietspruit Big Game Reserve just outside of Hoedspruit