Balloons over Waikato is New Zealand's premier hot air balloon festival.
Held annually, in Hamilton, this event attracts balloonists from all over New Zealand and around the world, who come to experience the fun, friendship and warmth this balloon friendly city provides and to demonstrate their skills in a range of competitive activities.
Not only can you see an array of bright colours in the sky in the Balloons Over Waikato festival, but some crazy shapes like parrots, birthday cakes, rocket man, Angry Birds, butterflies, crabs, firemen.
Waikato is the perfect backdrop to experience a fascinating week of ballooning.
For more details on this enchanting event, please click on the event's website link we have provided.