Hunter Valley Balloon Flights

Hunter Valley Balloon Flights

Hunter Valley can be reached by a two hour drive from Sydney. Even though so close to the hustle and bustle of a large city, the area itself is the seat of tranquillity. If you are one of those who enjoy nature in all its glory, you will love it here.

The vineyards

Hunter Valley is one of the most important wine producing regions in Australia. In fact, it is the oldest one in the country. The locally produced, but world class Hunter Valley Semillon has been called ‘Australia’s unique gift to the world’ and is understandably one of the most popular wines from the region. But the range is not limited to just this, the region also produces Shiraz that is very popular. Apart from the wines, another major attraction of the region is the number of families that are here to tell you all about wines in the region. So come here and lose yourself in the wine.

The climate

This area has a moderate climate, the kind of climate that can be called Mediterranean. In summer the average daily temperature exceeds 21.1C and in winter the average minimum temperature is 4.4C. January is the hottest month and July the coldest. The heaviest rainfalls are in summer, with a secondary peak just before winter with an average annual rainfall of 750mm.

Reading above you must have understood that with its moderate climate and variety of options in terms of food and experiences, Hunter Valley is the perfect tourist spot. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get the tickets and hotel booked. And if you want to see it from a unique perspective, see it as an eagle would see it; take a hot air balloon ride. Since 1993 Cloud 9 Balloon Flights has shown residence and visitors the hidden secrets of Sydney and the Hunter Valley.

If you are looking to go on a hot air balloon ride there is no better place to plan your trip than at www.cloud9balloons.com.au. Check out the various packages and book online. We are sure you’ll find a package that is perfect for you. Happy flying!

Doug Taylor has been an extreme sports enthusiast since his college days. He loves going into the air, whether in an aeroplane, a glider or in a hot air balloon. He has also studied the history and evolution of hot air ballooning and likes to share his knowledge over the internet through his articles.http://www.cloud9balloons.com.au