Maasai Mara covers about 1500 km²/580 mi² and consists of gently rolling hills, acacia and woodland trees, watered by the Mara and Talek rivers. Landscape at the Mara is stunningly free and abundantly rich in wildlife allowing for magnificent viewing from above while cruising on the hot-air balloon.
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Hot Air Ballooning in Methven, South Island, Canterbury New Zealand
Methven enjoys hot and dry summers, with temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls in the surrounding mountains. Although during summer it remains a relaxed and uncrowded town, during winter it is converted to a tourist attraction due to the nearby ski fields.
Grasp the opportunity to explore the wild beauty of the area around Methven in an organized ballooning adventure. Enjoy panoramic views while flying up in the air of the beautiful Canterbury Plains, part of the magnificent Southern Alps and the wild beauty of Raika River! On perfectly sunny days you will be able to see up to 300 km/186 mi and enjoy the extraordinary view of Mount Cook.
Note: All-year round flights. Closed-toes sport shoes required.