Welcome to Cloud 9 Balloons

A balloon ride is luxurious indulgence a ‘Once in a Lifetime’ experience. When you ascend into the skies of The Hawkesbury or Hunter Valley with Cloud 9 Balloon Flights do it with the confidence that you are flying with arguably Australia’s finest and safest hot air balloon ride operator.

An Australian owned Company with 30 years experience that has carried out over 4700 flights and safely flown 25,000 passengers.

Flights from $259pp

Sydney's Hawkesbury / Hunter Valley
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A great river meandering through a patchwork quilt of farmlands. Sydney’s Hawkesbury Valley, the perfect location for your hot air balloon experience. Read More
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Hunter Valley

Drift with the morning mist in our beautiful balloon over the rows of vines heavy with next years vintage – offering the perfect place to enjoy hot air ballooning. Read More
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Recent Posts

  • WIC
    May 26, 2016Winter is ComingAfter what seems to be a never ending Summer the warm weather is finally coming to an end, ‘Winter is Coming’.Along with the hot weather came the best ballooning conditions we at Cloud 9 have seen in 30 years of flying. Fine days and light winds had Read More

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  • IMG_1607
    October 13, 2015Our Beautiful New BalloonsIts always a great feeling when you buy something brand new; its shiny, looks and smells clean, you treat it with kid gloves the first time you use it, kinda like a new baby. Cloud 9 has had three brand new balloons made since last Read More

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  • IMG_0011
    June 8, 2015Lifes’s An AdventureLifes an adventure, it can be exciting and different like a hot air balloon flight, you take off into the skies not really knowing where you’re going to land or thats what we would like you to think. Its all part of a finally tuned Read More

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  • burners_Crossfire
    February 18, 2015Burn Baby BurnWe expect rapid change in all aspects of our lives these days. Buy the latest wiz bang thing one day and you find its obsolete the next. Not so in ballooning though. Change is evolutionary rather than revolutionary. Man first took to the skies in Read More

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  • Double t - Partition
    October 16, 2014Are you a Basket case?If you do a balloon flight you will be standing for up to an hour in what looks like an oversized picnic basket. The Basket or Gondola is the bottom part of the hot air balloon which carries passengers, flight crew and fuel supplies. They Read More

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  • corporate.inflight
    August 14, 2014Death of BallooningBorn, 21st November 1783 – Dead 2020 After some 231 years the aircraft that enabled man to take to the heavens is dying. It will be a slow drawn out process bringing pain and frustrations to all the flight crews and spectators that love seeing Read More

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