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Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning

Whether it be for a birthday, anniversary or a wedding, hot air ballooning is a great gift idea. Soak up your birds-eye view of meadows, streams, and oceans as you drift higher into the sky. A hot air balloon experience gives you a rare 360-degree view of everything around you. Often accompanied by a glass of bubbles and brunch, a hot air balloon ride is a romantic gift idea for couples to enjoy together while celebrating a special occasion.

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Once In A Lifetime Hot Air Ballooning Experience

Hot air ballooning dates all the way back to Paris in 1783. It was groundbreaking - the first time humankind was to throw off the shackles of gravity and fly. Perhaps that’s what makes these adventures so romantic as well as exhilarating. Perfect for a special occasion. Since then, across the world, millions of adventurers have taken to the skies in hot air balloons to experience the thrill of gentle flight.

When thinking about gifting someone a special experience, a hot air balloon adventure you can rest assured, they will love it! There are early sunrise or sunset balloon rides.

Memories They'll Remember Forever

Hot air balloon activity gifts stand out as a unique gift because they provide an unforgettable experience, far removed from the ordinary. Unlike material gifts that may fade or be forgotten over time, the memory of floating above the earth, with panoramic views stretching to the horizon, creates a lasting impression. Hot air balloon rides cater to those who seek adventure, tranquility, and a fresh perspective, all rolled into one. Whether it’s witnessing the serene beauty of a sunrise or basking in the golden glow of a sunset, each flight is its own unique adventure. Furthermore, a hot air balloon ride is often a shared experience, making it an ideal way to celebrate special moments with loved ones. It’s not just a gift; it’s an opportunity to create cherished memories that will be talked about for years to come.

Destinations All Over The Globe

Gifting Owl has lots of hot air balloon gift vouchers offerings to choose from in destinations across the globe. Locations vary whether in the UK or the US. Whether your gift recipient is at home or abroad doing some grand travelling, gifting them a hot air balloon flight will guarantee they see the destination they are in, in a whole new light. There are a few top spots to consider. All with safety as their highest priority with a safety briefing for landing for every ride.

Dubai is a colossal stop-over point and port of call for international travellers. The city is fast-paced and exciting, and from the moment you arrive, it can be a hectic ride. But not when you do it by hot air balloon. This is one of the best ways to see and experience the Dubai desert. Travelling above the ground at 1000 feet, you will be surprised about how much flora and fauna there is to see as you cross over the Dubai desert conservation reserve.

One hot air ballooning adventure that always features on our Gifting Owl site is Cappadocia in Turkey. Leaving from the township of Goreme, the ride floats over the jagged ranges below that twist and turn through tight valleys that have been carved by the wind, water and volcanic eruptions. Among the cliffs are tall stone pinnacles that look as if they were chiselled by hand in the long distant past. These unique natural phenomena are known as the fairy chimneys, what remains of a busy trading town for central Turkey some 4,000 years ago.

As mentioned earlier, hot air balloon flights originated in Paris, and the other thing France is renowned for is champagne. From that milestone first journey to now, it is tradition to celebrate the end of your flight with a glass of good bubbles. On touch down in Orlando, your glass of champagne is always waiting along with a commemorative certificate as a keepsake of the adventure you’ve had.

Down under in Australia, scenic hot-air balloon experiences are all the rage. You can choose city or country flights and it's usual that they include a breakfast of glass of champagne afterwards. The wide-open spaces of Australia are there to be enjoyed from above and below. For those lucky gift recipients doing their hot air balloon ride, what they see from flying in their balloon and basket might be just the highlight of their life.

A Magical Experience in the Sun and Sky

The experience of flying in a hot air balloon as the sun peeks above the horizon is truly magical. For an hour, passengers are treated to a serene, almost surreal voyage through the sky. Skimming the clouds, passengers experience a sense of peace and detachment from earthly concerns, accompanied only by the soft roar of the burner keeping them aloft. This unique blend of tranquillity and exhilaration explains why many choose sunrise-morning flights for their hot air balloon adventure for the breath taking scenery.

If the weather is bad, the pilot will decide to fly or not but don't worry our team will let you know in advance and you'll be able to re book.

Whichever hot air balloon gifts you give to your loved one or friends for their special occasion, it is sure to leave an unforgettable memorable experience of a morning spent floating in their basket through the air taking in the breathtaking scenery. This is the best birthday gift for a loved one. Check out our range of hot air balloon experiences on our site. Happy gifting!

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