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Why not take a fantastic balloon ride at the


(Organised by Canowindra Challenge Inc)

Wednesday April 12th to Sunday April 16th 2023

Festival prices from $350 per person

Daily hot air balloon flights – weather dependent

Special balloon ride packages just for the Festival
Enjoy a balloon ride with Balloon Joy Flights during the Canowindra Balloon Festival. A balloon ride during the festival will make your Canowindra visit something to remember.

Why not fly mid-week for a special price?
From April 12 to April 14, why not consider a balloon flight with us during the festival week?

Book online or call 02 6344 1819 or 0428 441 819

Balloon Joy Flights’ Anton with Adam of Canowindra International Balloon Challenge.

Please view video above

Balloon Joy Flights has been featured on a recent Travel Australia Today promotion of our magical hot air balloon rides over Canowindra, in NSW’s Central West.

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What our customers say:

  • “Magnificent! . DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR AND JUST DO IT! Definite bucket list experience”
  • “What an amazing experience. Absolutely loved our flight. We booked the private flight for 2 and it was great, such friendly and professional people. Anton and his expertise had us feeling comfortable the whole time, and as nervous as I was I always felt safe, thanks for having us.
  • “It was an excellent, ride this morning, you people put so much, into making every smile”
  • “A spot on morning, a great crew and a first class experience”
  • “We will certainly being recommending the experience to friends and family”
  • “We absolutely loved the whole experience”
  • “The hospitality from your family is so warm”
  • “A wonderful experience. The whole process was well done and we felt very safe . We especially thank Anton for his expertise and informative chatter throughout the ride and in his talk at breakfast. “

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Hot Air Ballooning Canowindra

We are proud to have  been  awarded a Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Award for 2022 to add to our 2021 Award.

This is their highest award and only a few are given worldwide. Just shows what small towns can do and with people that are passionate about tourism.

Read our Trip Advisor and other reviews here.


Premium Flights

Experience the magic, tranquility and adventure of a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Canowindra which is our home base. We finish with a  cooked breakfast, champagne and coffee at beautiful Montrose House. Flights last up to one hour and your morning experience, typically takes 3 to 4 hours.

$340 per person

For flights from April 11th to April 16th  2023, please book our FLIGHTS at CANOWINDRA CHALLENGE and FESTIVAL 2023


A perfect gift for someone special
Give a unique present of a Hot Air Balloon Flight to someone you love with a Gift Voucher – valid for three years from date of purchase and are non refundable but may be transferred to another person. They may be customised with the recipients name and are redeemable at the time of booking.

$350 per person

Give an “experience of a life time gift” from Balloon Joy Flights to someone special in your life!


The ultimate ballooning experience
During the annual Festival which is usually in April, our flights depart every day; Weather dependent. Canowindra Festival flights over the historic “Balloon Capital of Australia” last for 50 minutes to 1 hour flying time. We recommend that you allow at least three to four hours with us.

$375 per person

Mid-week special rate of $350 per person


Hot Air Balloon Rides for Two
Whether you want to surprise your love with a romantic proposal or celebrate another special occasion, this is a totally private experience  for only you, the pilot  and that special person in your life. Hot air balloon flights last 50 to 60 minutes.

$1,400 for 2 people

Exclusive for 2 people


4 hours of magic – by Individual Quote
We can organise Balloon Flights for weddings, marriage proposals, renewal of vows, commitment ceremony, scattering of ashes, birthdays, product launches, field days, and Company promotions. Contact us with your own unique idea.

Phone for a Quote

Up to 16 passengers


4 hours of magic – Canowindra only
Celebrate an important event with a group of family and friends, or because you want to fly and love a discount, choose a group hot air balloon flight with Balloon Joy Flights. Flights last 30 – 40 minutes and your morning 3 to 4 hours. This is great for team building for corporates.

$295 per person

For groups of 10 to 16 people

Why not take a fantastic balloon ride in CANOWINDRA in NSW’S Central West. We are close to Orange and just 4 hours from Sydney.

Canowindra is the Hot Air Balloon Capital of Australia and is considered one of the best places to hot air balloon in Australia. 

Book online or call 02 6344 1819 or 0428 441 819

Canowindra, NSW is known as the Hot Air Balloon Capital of Australia as it is considered one of the best places to hot air balloon in Australia. Hot air ballooning is one of the most popular things to do in Orange NSW region. During April and early may the Canowindra International Balloon Challenge is a highlight of the year, and culminating in the vibrant Cabonne Community Glow where hot air balloons light up the night sky.  

Hot air balloon rides are one of life’s magical experiences. It is hard to explain the wonder of flying with the wind and having no sensation of movement. Words don’t do the visual spectacular justice, whether it is a brilliant sunrise or a mystical morning with fog lying in all the low valleys. Experience this magic and tranquillity of an airborne adventure with Graham, Jan and Anton over the picturesque Belubula Valley. Balloon Joy Flights will pick you up from your accommodation in Canowindra, at dawn when the winds are calm and stable.

Get In Touch

Have a question about our balloon flights?  Are you trying to book and are having problems? … please fill out this simple form for a quick response

If you would prefer to give us a call to discuss booking your flight, please don’t hesitate to call us on:
02 6344 1819  or 0428 441 819 or email enquiries@balloonjoyflights.com.au

We look forward to talking to you.


Take a Hot Air Balloon flight with Balloon Joy Flights - for a Magical Experience

We have been flying hot air balloons for over 35 years and supporting the Canowindra International Balloon Festival!

Contact us online or to discuss booking your flight, please don’t hesitate to call us on:
02 6344 1819
0428 441 819
or email enquiries@balloonjoyflights.com.au

We look forward to talking to you.

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