Wednesday 21 March 2018 - Sunday 25 March 2018


Hamilton Lake, Innes Common
Lake Domain Drive
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Contact Details


Cost and Booking


Free Family

Over 130,000 spectators over 5 days will enjoy the amazing site of balloons ascending through the Waikato sunrise at 7-7:30am every morning.

Be a part of Hamilton's biggest night out at the Zuru Nightglow, where the balloons glow to orchestrated music finishing with the best fireworks display in town!


Are you interested in booking a flight during this event?

The Hamilton Balloon is the only commercial operator during this event.

Important information:

  • The Adult rate is $370.00 per person, Child (8-11 years) rate is $300.00 per person. Minimum age is 8 years old and they must be over 1.1metres.
  • Flight is approximately 45 minutes (you must allow 4 hours duration).
  • For safety and operational requirements, passengers are required to declare their weight upon booking and will be weighed on the day.
  • Passengers must check in at 7.00am, with flight departing approximately 7.15-7.30am (depending on weather).
  • Please note the weather can be a deciding factor whether we fly on the day, as we need little wind and no rain.
  • Flights are non-refundable, however if the pilot cancels due to weather conditions, the booking would be refundable or transferable.
  • Two weeks prior to departure, we will email more information to you with who will be your contact during check in and location to meet.
  • There are limited spaces per day. 

To secure the flight, you must pay by Visa or Mastercard, please contact us on 0800 242 645 (freephone in NZ) or  +64 7 958 5960 (outside NZ)