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Kiwi Balloon Company (2009) Ltd

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Great ride

What a great experience, from the filling the balloon, to the beautiful views up above Hamilton, we... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
David S
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Gibraltar
via mobile
Three months to balloon ride but worth the wait!

I had started to enquire about a hot air balloon ride in early September but it was not until mid... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Julie_the_Kiwi
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Nov 11, 2017
“Great ride”
Jan 8, 2017
“Three months to balloon ride but worth the wait!”
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Hot Air Ballooning is a magical experience and a flight with Kiwi Balloon Company offers views over the city, farmlands and the mighty Waikato River and on a lovely clear day you can see the mountains of Ruapehu, Pirongia, and Te Aroha.Our company...more
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8 Harvard Court | Melville, Hamilton 3206, New Zealand
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+64 7-843 8538
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

What a great experience, from the filling the balloon, to the beautiful views up above Hamilton, we had a lovely time, up amongst the birds. Thanks Mark

Thank David S
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I had started to enquire about a hot air balloon ride in early September but it was not until mid December that I managed to get there. Much delay due to adverse weather conditions, one false start and a weekend where I couldn't make it...More

1  Thank Julie_the_Kiwi
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Brilliant. Just brilliant. Very professionally run, amazing fun, something visitors and locals must do. I can't recommend them highly enough.

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed this trip. It was our last day in New Zealand and even though it was a little bit windy we were up in no time. All hands to the balloon. Mark was great and the team helping were good having knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

A huge thanks to Mark, Wendy and the crew. Myself, my daughter and and a friend had the pleasure of experiencing a fabulous hot air balloon ride over Hamilton this morning. Mark is a wonderful and extremely experienced pilot/operator and we felt very comfortable and...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Left from out of Hamilton so got to inflate the balloon which gave you a perspective of how large the balloon was, if you leave from Innes Common I would recommend going earlier to experience this. The flight was amazing, so peaceful when you were...More

Thank Avolife
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Felt a bit worried as I had never been in a hot air balloon before, but once we met Mark the pilot I felt a lot better. He is very calm and experienced and puts a lot of emphasis on safety. We enjoyed helping to...More

Thank Mona84
Reviewed 11 February 2015

The early morning start was well worth the experience. From the moment we were greeted on arrival, and the safety briefing, through to being dropped off back at our start point. The staff were very friendly and helpful, explained all questions that were asked. The...More

1  Thank Keith E
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

First time in a hot air balloon ride, and great choice that i chose this company. The pilot Mark calls you 2 days before the flight to confirm weather conditions, and i liked that safety was a top priority. Enjoyed standing in a cold morning...More

1  Thank Candice N
Reviewed 15 April 2014

What an amazing experience ! I took the flight Sunday morning just as the sun was rising. The balloon had 2 other passengers plus the Pilot. The take off is so smooth that before you know it you are floating over Parks,Streets and Houses. You...More

Thank Grant B
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