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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good58%
  • Average0%
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3 Feb 2012
“A bit crowded”
16 Dec 2011
“Unique experience”
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Unit 6, 31 Stevens Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-381 4600
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Reviewed 3 February 2012

My boyfriend and I went on Christmas morning. We had a wonderful time, but I think it would be better if there were a few less people considering the high price. The basket is divided into sections. In each corner, they can fit 6 people...More

Date of experience: December 2011
5  Thank Jill J
Reviewed 16 December 2011

It was a great one hour flight. Beyond the great view and feeling of floating across the sky was the experience of preparing the balloon with the crew and other participants. Come prepared to do your part and don't expect much more than standing room...More

Date of experience: December 2011
3  Thank Happy2bHome_11
Reviewed 13 August 2011

Had a wicked trip. Beautiful weather, couldn't have asked for more. These guys pick you up from your hotel or a general meeting point in town & drive to where they think the best take off location is. Despite the early morning start, the crew...More

Date of experience: June 2011
5  Thank VenusNewZealand
Reviewed 23 April 2011

A well organised and friendly company commited to ensure an exciting and rewarding experience. A shuttle bus can arrange to collect you from various locations around Christchurch. The shuttle bus will take you to a field that is deemed to be appropriate for take off....More

Date of experience: April 2011
3  Thank holidaytraveller83
Reviewed 25 January 2011

If the weather cooperates…This is a must do activity. Up Up and Away provided an excellent and fun experience. Our pilot (Geoff) was very experienced and skilled. Very safety conscious. We’ll do it again! Gary and Nancy from Seattle

Date of experience: January 2011
2  Thank MtRainierTrampers
Reviewed 25 December 2010

Well organized, reasonably priced. The group participates in the preparation of the hot air balloon prior to takeoff. The flight is peaceful with amazing views of the NZ countryside. Geoff, our pilot, made us feel very safe as he is very experienced and explained the...More

1  Thank MiamiTravelBug
Reviewed 28 October 2010

From the moment you hear "It's On" from the pre recorded telephone message your heart starts racing, the excitement builds, you are collected by bus from Hal Tapley who also happens to be Managing Director of Up, Up and Away, when you arrive at the...More

3  Thank Fay029
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