The Stephen Tompkinson Australian Balloon Adventure

LIVING – Wednesdays from 9 March, 9.00pm

Stephen Tompkinson takes to the skies in Australia and accompanied by experienced balloon pilot Robin Bachelor he takes part in the country’s largest balloon competition, the Canowindra Balloon Challenge. Along the way they complete some unforgettable training flights including the outback’s Flinders Ranges, the Melbourne cityscape and a record-breaking flight to 10,000ft. Their journey sees them experiencing Australia from the ground as well as thousands of feet in the air and Stephen finds himself at Melbourne’s Greek festival, stepping onto the pitch at an Aussie Rules football match and at the centre of a shark attack on a Sydney beach. Will they manage to win the challenge?

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