Daily from May till October
Duration 40 minutes
Operating in the morning with sunrise from 06:30 – 07:30 and in the evening with sunset from 19:00 – 20:00 with 3 balloons with capacity of 2, 5 and 11 participants
This program is made for the group of friends and those who want to meet new people. Balloon flight will help you to discover Crete from a new side.
We offer you a mini-trip above breathtakingly beautiful landscape of Lassithi plateau: famous wind mills, Zeus cave and amazing photos of mountains and the sky.
Before the flight
The flight depends on the weather (clouds, wind strength, precipitation). The flight can be arranged, if there is no prescription, no fog and the wind strength is less then 5 m/s. We check the weather forecast before the flight, but sometimes the weather can change. We are responsible for the safety of our clients and the flight can be cancelled even before the start, if the weather conditions does not allow us to fly.
Before the flight our pilot will explain how you need to act: what you can or can not do during the flight. This simple rules will help your flight become safe and comfortable.
During the flight
It is forbidden: pull the ropes and tubes; open and close the valves; hang over or seat on the boards of the balloon basket; take with you on board the weapon and explosives, firework for example; smoke in the balloon basket; drink alcohol; seat on the basket’s floor.
Allowed: hold on to the rope loops on the sides of the basket; take pictures and shoot videos; carefully monitor personal belongings so that they do not fall overboard; enjoy the view.
Usually the duration of the flight is 40 minutes, but because of the weather issues or some other obstacles we might need to land immediately. In this case the time of the flight will be shortened without rescheduling the flight to another day. The money paid for this flight will not be returned also.
During the landing
Hot air balloon landing will give you very unusual emotions. During the landing you need to hold on to the rope loops on the basket’s boards until the balloon stops moving.
In order to make landing more comfortable you need to bend your knees a little at the moment when the balloon almost toches the ground.
You can leave the balloon basket only after getting the pilot’s permission.
After the flight
After landing you will get the champagne and traditional cretan breakfast (for morning programs) and champagne and sweets (for evening programs).
All participants of the flight will get the certificate and a souvenir (different for every program) to remember your flight.
If you’ve booked a transfer we will bring you back to your hotel. If you didn’t book the transfer you will go back on your own.
✅ Cretan breakfast in the morning or Cretan finger food in the evening after landing
✅ Member Certificate
✅ Welfare gift
❌ Hotel pick-up and drop-off service from hotels from Heraklion till Agios Nikolaos (60€ per person round trip), from Georgioupoli (120€ per person round trip) and from Rethmyno (100€ per person round trip) — Minimum 2 pax
❌ Other extra services
If the weather doesn’t allow us to fly, the flight will be rescheduled. That’s why we recommend you to plan the flight at the beginning of your vacation on Crete.
If you are leaving Crete before the next available date of flight, you will be fully refunded.
If the flight is canceled because of you (you were late, decided not to fly etc.) unfortunately we won’t be able to refund you.
- Meeting point will be provided one day prior the flight (in the evening).
- Average weight per person 85kg (+/-10kg). Please contacts us before booking if this weight is exceeded.
- Location for flights: Messaras & Lassithi Plateau, depending on the weather conditions
- Cost for individual tours will be calculated upon request
- Pregnant women and children under 4 years old not recommended
- The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler
- Please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds.
Upon reservation, our partners will contact you in order to receive your Voucher which includes your pick-up point and time info. Please be aware that you will have to bring the Voucher with you during the trip.
For any further clarification, please feel free to contact us.
Book now through our website or contact us for more information at 0030 2810 335227 or send us a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org