Hours allocated above include travelling times.
We give service to individuals, small and big groups - contact us to get your rate

Pick up points:

We will pick you up from your hotel, guest house, lodge, in Sandton, Rosebank, Fourways, Randburg and  Roodepoort

Pick up times: Daily as arranged

Minimum: 2 People

Package inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel/ Lodge/ Guest House in Sandton, Rosebank, Fourways, Bryanston, Randburg and Roodepoort
  • Hot tea, Coffee, Biscuits and Muffins served on arrival.
  • 1 hour hot air balloon drive over Magalisberg river valley.
  • South African Champagne served in flight or on landing.
  • Champagne breakfast served at the Club House Pavilion and restaurant.
    Breakfast is freshly cooked, you have a wide choice and it is well presented.
  • Citation of Bravery presented with dew ceremony.
  • Modern safari vehicle game drive at Lion and Safari Park
  • Interaction with Lion Cubs

What to wear
Clothing should be warm enough for chilly early mornings, but they should be “ Peelable “, because the sun, excitement and probably the champagne will soon warm you. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
If you are tall wear a hat.

What to bring
Do not forget your camera and data card with plenty of space, as ballooning offers some of the spectacular photo and video opportunities.


We use qualified experienced tour guides.
Our drivers have professional driving permits.



We first do the Balloon Safari part of the tour if the weather permits. At Bill Harrop Balloon safari, flights depart at sunrise from traditionally exquisite and beautifully appointed Clubhouse Pavilion and restaurant, in the Magalieberg river valley, in the Cradle of Humankind- world renowned Heritage site bordering Gauteng and North West Provinces.

Have an opportunity to view the beautiful scenery of Magalies's river Valley and Haartebeespoort dam.

Only qualified and experienced Professional Pilots are employed, and over five-thousand very happy passengers a year, are a testimony to Bill Harrop's professional attitude, in entertaining you to one of the most memorably enjoyable experiences of your life.

At the Lion and Safari Park, the guided game drive on a modern safari vehicle, will take you through the Lion, Wild dog and Cheetah enclosures. During the tour you will have an opportunity to see herbivores including Zebra, Giraffe and Nyala. Antelopes are roaming freely in the Park.

Lion cub interaction
Have an opportunity to interact with young Lion cubs. And walk around and view other indigenous young animals.


1. Minimum age limit to do balloon Safari is 7 years and maximum age limit is 70 years.
   People over 70 years can do the tour if they know they are physically feet.
2. Participants should be nimble, be able to jump unassisted from a height of 60cm, and be able to stand for the duration of the flight.
3. Full prepayment is required before securing a booking, latest 2 days before the tour.
   Last minute bookings will be considered depending on availability.
4. Cancellation conditions apply.
5. Balloon safari entrance fee will be refunded if cancellation is on account of weather.


Bill Harrops Balloon Safari
A Balloon Safari with Bill Harrop's "Original" Balloon Safaris is a memory to be truly cherished! Why "Original"? Because in June 1981 Bill Harrop was the first person in South Africa to conceive and run a legally licensed Balloon Airline.

This is South Africa's biggest and most experienced balloon airline.

Bill Harrop balloon safari runs a fleet of 6 large Hot air balloon, which can carry between 2 and 18 passengers each. So, whether it is a romantic balloon flight for 2 or a party of 18 adventurers, in one of the biggest balloons in the World, or a Corporate Adventure for 120 guests, Bill Harrop balloon Safari, is the preferred choice for Safe, reliable quality ballooning.

This area, 45 km north of Johannesburg boasts some of the Safest and most reliable ballooning weather in the world.


Lion and Safari Park
The Lion and Safari Park is a 600 hectare wilderness reserved, situated in the Cradle of Humankind area. Guests are guaranteed an opportunity to get extremely close to many of Africa's most exciting animals. The Lion Park is home to more than 85 Lions; including rare White lion, and many other Carnivores, such as Cheetahs and Wild dogs. A variety of Antelopes indigenous to Africa are also found. The Lion Park is not a Zoo; herbivores are roaming freely in the park Three prides of Lions are kept in camps including the Wild dogs.


The Lion and Safari Park offers a large outdoor and family restaurant - Wetlands and family bar. This restaurant sell variety of dishes including hamburgers, Flame grill chicken and Samosas. Halaal food is available.
Also situated at the Lion Park, is the amazing Bul n' Buck Grill. This restaurant sells a variety of dishes, from Veal to Chicken, Seafood or Steak.

 Retail shops
The 5 Dome shopping experience is one of South Africa's premier shopping destinations, with a range of goods including locally sourced African Arts and Crafts, jewellery, Clothing and Home-ware.

World's largest photographic centre

The Lion and Safari Park offers the one stop Printing and Photographic solution. Print your personal pictures at low costs, and have your photos taken professionally with the animals, and choose from a variety of fun backgrounds




Modes of payment we accept:
Cash / EFT (ZAR bank accounts)
International SWIFT transfers
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