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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly in a hot air balloon?  Its just like a magic carpet ride! Your tour from Cairns includes a breathtaking balloon ride over the beautiful Australian landscape & return transfers.  Get high before breakfast!!! campervan relocations

Balloon Ride+ Return Transfers – ex Cairns

Half Day Tour – 5 Hours

Come fly in the Hot Air Balloon capital of the world, its just like a magic carpet ride!

Pick-up & return from all Cairns and Port Douglas accommodation (save on a transfer Cairns-Port Douglas or Port Douglas-Cairns – they will move you and your luggage as part of the tour!) or do Hot Air ballooning on your departure day and get a free transfer with your luggage to the Airport after the tour.

What’s Included:
Return transfers
Scenic balloon flight – 30 minutes
Flight certificate
Digital photos taken in-flight (extra cost)

What You See:
Fantastic views of the Australian bush at dawn
Gentle flight and experienced crew and pilots
Learn about Hot Air Ballooning
Fly over the Atherton Tablelands
Spot wildlife such as kangaroos and wallabies in the wild

Extra Costs: AUD$30 per person for Aviation Insurance Levy payable onboard

Only the Best Will Do  
This is the most popular place in Australia for Hot Air Balloon rides.  Hot Air’s specially chosen location, at Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands, provides ideal weather and climate conditions for this gentle activity and our beautiful region offers unrivalled panoramic views of our unique Australian landscape. Get carried away with the fun but don’t forget to look out for kangaroos and enjoy the amazing balloon festival atmosphere.

Hot Air has the biggest range of Hot Air Balloons in Australia, including the world’s first Koala Balloon, the Australia Balloon & other Australian themed balloons.


Pick-up at all Cairns accommodation & hotels by a Hot Air Cairns coach for your Hot Air Balloon ride. There is a one hour transfer. Pickup times are confirmed on booking.

6.30am – Experience the fun & unique sensation of being in a Hot Air Balloon, flying gently high above the Atherton Tablelands, Australia. The balloon takes off from Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands. Enjoy the picturesque landscape at dawn, spend 30 minutes floating in your Hot Air Balloon, time to really breathe in the wide-open spaces! We have Australia’s largest fleet of Hot Air Balloons and a fun and highly trained crew to maximise the enjoyment of your balloon flight. It’s just like a balloon festival, every day!

07.50am – Return and Landing, Hot Air Balloon pack-up games and lots of laughs.

09.00-09.30am – The tour finish time varies with the seasons (summer, winter and the time of sunrise). Your tour ends at drop off, so please consider when choosing breakfast that your tour will end there. All breakfast venues are within walking distance of the Cairns CBD and very close to the Reef Fleet Terminal.



Departs: Sunrise daily (except for 25 Dec & 1 Jan)

Returns: Approx 9.30am


Advertised prices do not include the $30 Aviation Civil Aviation Insurance Levy to be paid onboard on the day of the flight per person.

What to Wear:

Casual outdoor layered clothing, closed-in walking shoes, sunglasses, a hat/cap, white clothing not recommended.

Published: Nov 30, 2015 1:54am by reloc8it.

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