Lost in the Clouds: Experience A Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Perth’s Beautiful Avon Valley

When you’re searching for a completely different perspective on the world, there’s one exciting way to do it – floating through the clouds at 3,000 feet.

With Perth offering some simply divine landscapes, a hot air balloon ride is the perfect way to explore the countryside from the sky. Whether it’s for your next date night or a unique present for a loved one, take an exhilarating adventure across the skies with a bird’s eye view of the beautiful land. Here are the best hot air balloon companies in Perth.

Northam Airfield, Withers Street, Northam
Price: $300

This hour-long ride by Adrenaline presents amazing views of the sunrise over the beautiful Avon Valley National Park. The adventure commences before sunrise with a drive to the launch site where riders can get involved with inflating the balloon if they wish. After a short safety briefing the basket then gently floats off the ground and soars over the Western Australian landscape. To finish off the adventure, there’s a delicious breakfast upon landing.

Avon Valley Hot Air Balloon Flight | Source: Adrenaline

Location: Northam Airfield, Withers Street, Northam
Price: $350 per person

Windward Balloon Adventures is Western Australia’s oldest and most experienced commercial balloon operator. The winner of the WA Tourism Awards in 2008 and 2009 for Adventure Tourism conducts champagne hot air ballooning flights daily over the picturesque Avon Valley, from April to late November. The 45 minute to one-hour flight lifts off at dawn floating gently over the rural landscape of rolling hills, lush green fields and meandering streams. Some of Australia’s most experienced aviators guide the ballooning experience in Perth that ends with a champagne breakfast in the French tradition.

Windward Balloon Adventures | Source: Scoop

Location: Northam Airfield, Withers Street, Northam
Price: $300 per person

This safe, experienced, professional and award-winning team was established in 1982 and flies over the beautiful Avon Valley 6 days a week 8 months of the year. Scenes Above’s fleet of luxury balloons features all-around padded baskets and the quietest of burners. Every flight, up to one hour, comes with a coffee a sumptuous champagne breakfast & a commemorative certificate on landing. The flight departs before sunrise (3:45 am) from the ballooning hangar at the Northam Airfield about 1.5 hours northeast of Perth.

sunrise balloon flight in Perth
Sunrise balloon flight in Perth | Source: Australian Explorer

Location: Northam Airfield, Withers Street, Northam
Price: $300 per person

The award-winning hot air balloon flights company has been delivering quality rides since 1993. The national company tours all over the country and for Western Australian’s they offer peaceful adventures across the Avon Valley with transport from Perth available.

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This article originally appeared on Fancy

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