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Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris

Skeerpoort, Hartbeespoort | On the R560, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
+27 11 705 3201
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Magaliesburg Balloon Safari from Johannesburg
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Bill Harrop's "Original" Balloon Safaris. If you're going to do it, do it in unassailable style. It's sunrise. The silence is only punctuated by the occasional blast of the powerful burners and the faint call of a bird or animal far beneath. The thrill is indescribable. Picture yourselves sipping champagne as you hover gently above the tree tops, or soar high above the mountain peaks. After landing, savour a delectable champagne breakfast at our well established, traditionally exquisite and beautifully appointed Clubhouse Pavilion and Restaurant where you will be filled with the warmest of memories.
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Skeerpoort, Hartbeespoort | On the R560, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bill Harrop's Balloon Safaris made my wedding up in the sky better than I could ever ask for. Very friendly and professional staff all round and great facilities. A day to remember forever!!

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear HartwigJacques, May you have as many happy years as you enjoyed in the balloon. I presume this was a 60 minute flight? Do be sure to drop by for a top up before your golden wedding! Kind regards, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience! One for the books! Our Captain Marc been an excellent pilot and host. Thank you BHOBS once again !

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Anjo, I trust this will feature well in this particular chapter in the book of your life. Many thanks and kind regards, Bill

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome experience Nice to see the magaliesberg mountains one of the oldest in the world from this point of view Had vultures soaring near us

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rawzi, Glad to see you enjoyed your flight with us and saw how curious the vultures are to see something that flies without wings. Kind regards, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 1 week ago

The team at Bill Harrop's are incredibly professional and it was truly a highlight. I will recommend to everyone I know.More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sheila, Thank you for your kind comment. I have to agree; the folk who work with us are amazing in their attention to detail, especially where it relates to making your experience something extra special. (In fact, I told them that last night at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience. We will recommend putting this on your bucket list. Excellent staff and beautiful venue.More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sulettee, Thank you for your recommendation. Our investment in the venue is only surpassed by our great staff, and it pays off, both for us as a business and for all the people who trust us to give them a most memorable experience. Kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth it and a memorable experience. Well organized and managed. Crew very friendly. Food was exceptionally good. Perfect for special occasions like a birthday.

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Juan, Thank you for your 5 sentence, 5 Star review. A “star” for each one, it would seem. Looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for the amazing experience.. Our pilot needs a different team made it even more special.. Definitely something to recommend to anyone..

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Yoli, May you have as many happy years of marriage as you had minutes in the balloon. Please come for a “top up” for your 50 years celebration. Kind rgerads, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whitney and I had a wonderful Balloon Flight and Breakfast/Brunch with Bill Harrop's Balloon Safari, a great way for a Granny to celebrate and enjoy her Granddaughters 21st Birthday, Whitney had never been before and always wanted to go, she loved it and we'll treasure...More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear KC It was such a pleasure to entertain the “3 generations” on such a special occasion, especially, as you say, the memory of that iconic morning will be treasured for years to come. Thank you for choosing us to ”make it happen”. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to commend Bill Harrop and his exceptional team on their flight of fantasy, that is what is was to me. I was enthralled by the experience and knowledgeable wit of our captain, Gary, as well as the entire dining experience at the...More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Russett, It is comments such as this that encourages us to continually strive to reach greater heights. With thanks and kind regards, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly amazing experience , The Staff at Bill Harrops are very Professional and friendly and this made it a very memorable trip . I would highly recommend this experience . A definite tick off the bucket list .

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Colleen, I am so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you for your recommendation. Maybe you will get another bucket list so you can come again one day? Kind regards, Bill Harrop

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Khamir K
25 March 2016|
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Response from BillJohannesburg | Property representative |
Hi Khamir, Thank you for your interest in coming to our beautiful land as well as including a balloon flight in your plans. In winter we enjoy some of the most reliable ballooning weather in the world. The air is crisp... More
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msouza23
18 March 2015|
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Response from BillJohannesburg | Property representative |
The minimum age for passengers in balloons shared with other parties is generally 6 to 7 years old. This is because under that age children are generally found not to be able to see over the side of the basket which... More
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AOUS_Salloum
8 March 2015|
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Response from BillJohannesburg | Property representative |
Hello AOUL, Thank you for your interest in Bill Harrop’s “Original” Balloon Safaris. We are situated on the R560 about one hour’s drive to the west of the centre of Pretoria. You will be able to see our exact location by... More
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