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Hot Air Cairns - Balloon Flights

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
Hot Air Cairns - 30 minute flight (ex Cairns hotels) $260.00 $219.00 N/A N/A $30.00
Hot Air Cairns - 30 minute flight (self drive) $220.00 $209.00 N/A N/A $30.00
Hot Air Cairns - 30 minute flight (ex Port Douglas) $270.00 $239.00 N/A N/A $30.00

Extra:  $30pp balloon levy payable onboard

* Ballooning is NOT suitable for anyone who may be pregnant and passengers must be able to climb in and out of the basket unaided using the footholds provided.

Rates are valid until 31st March 2020.

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.


Self Drive - $229pp / Ex Cairns Hotels - $249pp / Ex Northern Beaches Hotels - $269pp / Ex Port Douglas Hotels - $299pp

We are Australia's largest and most respected Balloon operator and our balloon tours depart Cairns daily!

If ballooning is something you've always wanted to do, then don't hesitate, Cairns has one of the best suited climates for ballooning and hot air balloon prices here are the best value in the southern hemisphere. See our spectacular balloon inflation display and some morning's there are so many colourful balloons; it's just like a balloon fiesta!


Departs:  4.30am approx

Returns: 10.00am approx


  • 30 minute balloon flight
  • Free wfifi
  • Return transfers from Cairns
  • Souvenier Flight Certificate


Example Itinerary:

05.00am (approx)

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.


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!


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


The tour finish time varies with the seasons (summer, winter and the time of sunrise). We can drop you back to your Cairns accommodation or, with prior notice, we can drop you off to the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Skyrail, Tjapukai or perhaps a Cairns cafe or restaurant if you would like to have breakfast at your own arrangements.

**The advertised SPECIAL with breakfast - after your balloon flight we will drop you off will be at Bailey's by Crystalbrook for the buffet breakfast, make own way to your hotel from here

Upgrade Options:

First Flight - Express return to cairns at approx 8.30am - perfect for those that need to arrive back earlier for a flight or other tour

Port Douglas Transfers: Include return hotel transfers to and from your Port Douglas Hotel

1 Hour Flight: Extend your ride by booking 2 x 30 minute flights

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