Adelaide, the liveliest city in Australia, is the capital of South Australia state and is situated on the Adelaide Plains and more specifically at the north side of Fleurieu Peninsula. It is built next to Torrens River and is surrounded by the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf St Vincent.
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Hot Air Ballooning in Barossa Valley, Adelaide, South Australia Australia
In a serene flight over the valley you will enjoy the unique view of the charming villages and vineyards. You can ride a hot air balloon all year round, except for days when weather does not allow it. Your hot air balloon flight will last for about an hour but this magical experience will mark your memory forever.
Ballooning flight are usually scheduled very early in the morning when the winds are light and carry the balloons slowly. Since the balloons fly high enough, practitioners are provided with a good idea of the magnitude of the area. Lower flights are also possible so as to take a closer look over Barossa Valey and even see and hear the wildlife below.
No special training is needed beforehand, however you must be agile enough to climb into balloon basket without any aid. Pregnant ladies are not allowed to enter the basket while children between 6 and 16 years-old must be accompanied by an adult.
Hot Air Balloon operators, identified in the spot, have usually obtained an Air Operators Certificate, accredited by CASA, Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority. After the flight, don’t miss a visit to one of more than 80 cellars, available in the spot. Let yourself to be seduced by the scenery over the Barossa Valley with a hot air balloon ride.