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For the ultimate views across the African Cape coastline, hot air balloon operators’ Air to Air Africa, are inflated to announce the official launch of the ultimate hot air ballooning experience now available in the Western Cape. With its home base located in the Cradle of Humankind, just 35 kms outside of Johannesburg, Gauteng’s most loved hot air ballooning operator now takes to the skies of South Africa’s Mother City, Cape Town.

The picturesque launch site is perfectly situated between Stellenbosch and Paarl, just off the highway from Cape Town, in an area known as the Joostenberg Vlakte.

Planning a trip to the fair Cape?

Whether you are a fly in, or drive in tourist or even docking into the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront by sea, with one of the various cruise ship operators, be certain to book a hot air ballooning adventure and experience the magic that can be found floating above the Western Cape landscapes. Surrounded by panoramic views, tucked behind the Cape fold belt, experience the rolling vineyards of the winelands and sweeping fields of the agricultural developments of Cape Town and surrounds.

A view of the Cape from above is not something to be missed, showcasing a mountainous backdrop of the flat-topped summit of Table Mountain with Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head on either side. With dunned beaches below and the rolling ranges of biodiversity and the Cape Floristic Region, discover how the Western Cape landscapes have been largely influenced by the contours of Table Mountain, the Durbanville Hills, their award-winning winelands and of course the Cape coastline.

For locals looking for a new way to experience home.

Book your Cape Town hot air adventure with hot air balloon operators now and experience the Cape Winelands as it’s never been before, floating far above the bustle below. Ideal for out of the ordinary marriage proposals, anniversary or birthday gifts or unforgettable family adventures, book a hot air balloon ride through the various Cape Town tour operators and spend these special moments making memories that last a lifetime.

With passenger capabilities ranging from;

  • 4 – 8 passengers
  • 12 – 14 passengers

Hot air balloon rides can be enjoyed by the whole family , children should be over 1.20m to see over the basket. We do not take toddlers on board. All passengers should be able to enter and exit the basket without assistance. Pregnant woman are advised to stay on the ground as the landing may be bumpy. Scheduled as early morning sunrise tours, Cape hot air balloon flights are best experienced in cooler climates offering optimal flight conditions.

Cooler air in the mornings create the ideal weather conditions for hot air balloon flights resulting in less chance of wind which can be a challenge in the Western Cape. Not only are the chances of wind and rain reduced, turbulence is less prevalent in cooler and smoother air pressures, offering perfect flight conditions for every ballooning occasion.

Air to Air Africa are thrilled to now offer hot air ballooning adventures in the Western Cape and look forward to scheduling your flight now. Offering transport to and from the launch and land sites, enjoy an hour-long flight, followed by a “sparkling wind on landing and a breakfast back at the venue. Share magical moments and memories made during this experience of a lifetime.