Welcome to Cloud 9 Balloons

Early morning silence….mist lingering at ground level….. a patchwork of farmlands with a dark river running through it. This is the gorgeous rural green belt surrounding Sydney, the Hawkesbury Valley, lying at the foot of the Blue Mountains World Heritage area. Located 45 minutes north west of Sydney CBD.

Cloud 9 Balloons is an award winning Australian owned and operated business who pioneered hot air ballooning over Sydney in 1993. So if you are interested in experiencing the relaxing yet exhilarating oldest form of flight then join us on Cloud 9 now!

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Flights from $249 pp

Sydney’s Hawkesbury
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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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Love is in the Air – Enjoy a Romantic VIP Hot Air Balloon Flight for two!! Read More
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Recent Posts

  • March 13, 2017Greener PasturesWe’ve moved on to greener pastures. Cloud 9 Balloon Flights has ceased flying in the Hunter Valley and moved it’s entire operation to the greener pastures of the Hawkesbury. WTF! May well be your initial reaction. The Hunter, New South Wales’s wine growing district has for decades Read More

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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