Beyond Ballooning

Nothing spells ‘adventure’ better than a hot air balloon ride in Hunter Valley by Beyond Ballooning. A trip up in the air offers a one-of-a-kind experience with your friends and loved ones. There is something magical about experiencing the sunrise through hot air balloon rides in Hunter Valley. Apart from the thrill of being in the air, you are also rewarded with beautiful scenery of greenery mixed with touches of the sun. Just hop aboard and appreciate the beautiful vineyards of the valley.

Balloon Safaris

Balloon Safaris sunrise balloon flights operate daily, all year round except Christmas Day.  Following your flight, you will indulge in a Champagne Breakfast served at the Hunter Valley premier Sparkling Winemakers, Petersons House.

Wine Country Ballooning

When it comes to a once in a lifetime experience like ballooning you do not want to get lost in the crowd! Wine Country Ballooning is the Valley’s only boutique balloon company. One moment you could be drifting just above the tree tops, the next, 3000 feet in the air with views of the mountains. Every flight is unique and magical in its own way.


Slattery Helicopters – Scenic flights and Food & Wine Tours

Make your stay at Blackwattle even more special!  Be a star for the day and be whisked away from right outside your cottage and land on the lawn at the restaurant or cellar door of your choice.  Or why not just indulge in a scenic flight around the vineyards.  You choose the amount of time, how far you would like to go and Slattery will organize it for you.

Patchwork vineyards, rows of olive groves, winding country roads set against the backdrop of Brokenback Range makes the Hunter Valley wineries unmissable from the air.  This is the most spectacular way of viewing and experiencing the Hunter Valley.  Slattery’s friendly pilots will transport you in exclusive style and comfort around the Hunter Valley vineyards, ensuring that you have a special, relaxing and memorable time.