HAINAUT, PEARL OF OUR SOUTHERN NEIGHBOURS
BALLOONING IN HAINAUT, SURPRISINGLY VERSATILE
are usually the point of departure. In the West of Hainaut, the Scheldt flows from France into our country. There are also many channels that cross the landscape.
From a hot air balloon, the water streams and reservoirs offer beautiful pictures. And let’s not forget the many castles. From a height of 150 m to several hundreds of meters, they really make for a fairy tale-like view. The castle of Antoing is a nice example.
Because of the thermal, from May to October we usually fly in the morning or the evening. Of course, there must always be sufficient visibility to fly safely. A balloon ride takes a little over an hour. During that time, we cover a distance between 10 and 25 km, depending on the wind speed.
BALLOONING WITH RESPECT FOR PEOPLE AND ANIMALS
Skyview Balloons from Zwevegem attaches great importance to compliance with all legal obligations. For each balloon ride, we make sure that all necessary insurances have been taken. All our pilots have the required permits. They belong to the top of the Belgian balloonists. Each and every one of them are multilingual professionals with loads of experience. Professionals with their own code of conduct that is centred around respect for people and animals.
Another important objective is fully preserving the property of the landowner when landing. Ambitions that are realized with ease by these top pilots. This way, everyone is satisfied.
Furthermore, there is a concise set of house rules. The most important one is that participants observe the guidelines of the pilot. For example, no smoking inside the hot air balloon basket. With gas bottles nearby, this is nothing but a sensible choice. Fortunately, these agreements are never a problem for our passengers. After all, safety is important to everyone.