- Destination NSW
View of Audrey Wilkinson Wines, Hunter Valley.
Scenic sunrise in Broken Hill.
Views of New England National Park
Green hills at Kiama, South Coast Sunset on the Ocean

Air sports and adventure


Scenic flights and ballooning

Discover the beauty of New South Wales from above, on board a scenic flight or hot-air balloon ride. Perfect locations to enjoy ballooning include over the vineyards of the Hunter Valley, at beautiful Byron Bay and in the pretty countryside around Canowindra in Central NSW.

Must Do

In the air adventures in NSW

From skydiving, hang gliding and parasailing to hot air ballooning and helicopter rides, New South Wales offers the perfect conditions and wide open spaces to get your feet off the ground.

If you've ever wanted to fly, then parasailing 100 metres above a beautiful Port Stephens seascape will get you pretty close. Fly solo or in tandem, stay dry or get wet while you enjoy 10 exhilarating minutes off the ground before returning a boat.

Stanwell Park offers Sydney's longest established and most popular hang gliding centre, while North Wollongong's Skydive the Beach allows you to experience the incredible rush of falling from Australia's highest altitude of 14,000 feet above the beach.

If you're seeking a peaceful and tranquil flying experience, try Aussie Balloontrek which flies over the picturesque beauty of Canowindra; the hot air capital of Australia. Precision Helicopter Tours offer scenic flights around the Coffs Harbour Coast.