Hot air ballooning is one of the most exciting (and safest) forms of recreational flying. Being suspended high in the sky in a basket with the roar of the burners will definitely give you a rush. Enjoy the experience of a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the picturesque our Avon Valley and see some of the most spectacular scenery in Australia – rolling hills, the Avon River, the patterns of the country side. Most flights usually go around 600 metres, however it depends on the wind speed and direction at altitude on the morning of flight.
Skydive at WA’s premier skydiving resort for the ultimate adrenaline rush. You’ll drop from an extreme altitude of up to 14,000 feet and freefall at over 200 km/hr for up to an insane 60 seconds, then float under canopy over the historical town of York and the Avon Valley for 5-7 minutes, soaking up spectacular countryside views.
Paragliding over Mount Bakewell
Skies here are generally cloudless and it is probably the best thermalling hill within 1000km of Perth, nice high takeoff, and good cross country possibilities.
The largest, privately owned flight facility in Western Australia is in York. Sky Sports Flying School operates fully certified ultralight aircraft, and offers complete training for all would be 3 axis pilots. Hands-on trial instructional flights are also available to give you a taste of this exciting form of aviation.