In the air | De Wijers - land of 1001 ponds

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In the air



Aero Kiewit

At Belgium’s oldestairport, you can admire private aircraft and gliders.

Luchtvaartstraat 100, Hasselt



A unique way to discover ‘De Wijers’ is by hot air balloon. Capture a breathtaking view over the land of 1001 ponds. Between Easter and late October there is a balloon trip almost every day in Domain Kelchterhoef. (With warm weather, just before sunset or shortly after sunrise). Use the links below to book a flight.


Kelchterhoefstraat 1, Houthalen-Helchteren


Wijvenheide viewing tower

The beautiful panoramic view from the lookout tower will make you realise how many ponds there are in the 'Wijers'. If you don't dare go up to the top, then check out the images on our webcam!


Zwanenstraat 105, Zonhoven