Cradle of Humankind - Hot-Air Ballooning

Hot air ballooning in the Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng - Balloon rides.

Float over the birthplace of humankind. Reflect on the history of man while relishing the sublime peace and tranquillity humanity seldom finds on earth. A balloon ride over the Cradle of Humankind brings adventure, archaeology, spectacular scenery and even game watching all together in one incredible flight. Only 50-kilometers away from Johannesburg, it’s quite doable to head out for the day or, if you want to…

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Hot Air Ballooning Cradle of Humankind
Hot Air Ballooning Cradle of Humankind

Hot air ballooning in the Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng - Balloon rides.

Float over the birthplace of humankind. Reflect on the history of man while relishing the sublime peace and tranquillity humanity seldom finds on earth. A balloon ride over the Cradle of Humankind brings adventure, archaeology, spectacular scenery and even game watching all together in one incredible flight. Only 50-kilometers away from Johannesburg, it’s quite doable to head out for the day or, if you want to relish the aura left by your balloon experience, make a weekend of it and staysomewhere in the foothills of the Magaliesberg or in accommodation close to the Hartbeespoort Dam.

There is magic and romance in a balloon ride, so book it for your special occasion. You’ll be graciously hosted from the moment you arrive at the launch site, with champagne, good food and brilliant guiding by your experienced balloon pilot, all adding to the simple pleasure of floating into the dawn sky.