Action in the air

In the Perth region, action and adventure is all around you, even in the sky. From the exhilarating thrill of a skydive, to the peace and tranquillity of a hot air balloon ride, there's an adventure based aviation experience guaranteed to get your adrenalin rushing.

In the Avon Valley, an hour’s drive east of the city, uncongested airspace, open farmlands and great weather conditions create the perfect environment for a number of aviation pursuits.

Recreational opportunities that exist for the aviation enthusiast include skydiving, gliding, flight training, hang gliding, micro lighting and hot air ballooning. The Avon Valley also offers many paragliding sites, including hills for foot launching and paddocks for tow launching. Perth City, Rockingham and the Mandurah region also offer some high speed aviation activities!

Air adventures

Ballooning in the Avon ValleyWindward Balloon Adventures

Ballooning occurs from early April to late November. Float gently above the patchwork of hills, rivers and historical towns at sunrise, finishing your adventure with a champagne breakfast. Find out more


Choose from a countryside, beach or Perth city landing. Just imagine freefalling with panoramic views of the Perth coastline and landing on the banks of the Swan River? Find out more

Rottnest Island from aboveScenic flights

Take a helicopter ride to Rottnest Island or an idyllic winery in the Swan Valley. Soar over Fremantle and up the Sunset Coast on a scenic flight, departing from the mainland air strip and Rottnest Island. Find out more

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