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“Morning that we will never forget”

Drakensberg Ballooning
Ranked #8 of 18 things to do in Winterton
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Drakensberg Ballooning offers scenic hot air balloon flights over KwaZulu-Natal with panoramic views stretching from the Amphitheatre in the Northern Drakensberg to Giants Castle in the Southern Drakensberg.
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Morning that we will never forget”
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

When visiting the Drakensberg mountain we came across the leaflet advertising the hot air ballooning. The best experience from our holiday. We were so impressed with all the extra touches which made the morning even more memorable. Up early to see the baloon to get ready for the flight. Coffee, tea & rusks waiting for us. After that - wonderful flight in the ballon above the beautiful Kwazulunatal with pilot who loves his job. After landing, champagne with everyone and back at the house lovely cooked breakfast. Our flight certificate proudly displayed in our house. Thank you so much for such an amazing experience and your hospitality. We also stayed over night at Ukhozi cottage and the accommodation was very comfortable and clean. And we loved Napoleon the doggie and his kitty friend. Can only recommend.

Visited December 2013
2 Thank Jana M
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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“Start the day in the sky”
Reviewed 28 November 2013

There cannot be many more exciting days than to start the day with a balloon flight. Our trip started with the balloon being inflated and the heated with a roaring gas burner. As soon as the balloon was upright we could board. The anchor ropes were released and we were off! The view from the balloon was slowly changing as we drifted in the air streams. Seeing the landscape below passing by, watching game grazing and looking at a Dinky Toy world was truly amazing. Our pilot had won championships and made the flight memorable. Too soon the hour had passed and we landed at the end of a most enjoyable experience.

Visited October 2013
Thank Theo J
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