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Discover one of Victoria’s most spectacular wine regions. Drive just 1 hour from Melbourne’s CBD to this natural amphitheater: a perfect spot for a hot air ballon tour. Let the breeze usher you over the Yarra River and splendid countrysides.
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Enjoy a 1-hour sunrise balloon flight over the Yarra Valley
See the inflation and deflation process of the balloon
Receive complimentary in-flight photos
Admire a breathtaking landscape at sunrise
See the world from an entirely new perspective
Experience the thrill of ascending over a changing landscape at sunrise, suspended in a basket, floating under a spectacular hot air balloon. The cold air hits your cheeks, clouds floating past, the hot flames above warm you up under the morning sky… as you take flight… up, up, and float away.
Join a spectacular hot air balloon experience with a bird's eye view of the picturesque Yarra Valley (located an hour’s drive from Melbourne) – Victoria’s renowned wine region.
Operating 364 days of the year (weather permitting) this once-in-a-lifetime tour experience provides an entirely different perspective of the Yarra Valley, beyond the typical tourist itinerary.
Take off on a beautiful hot air balloon flight over the Yarra Valley at sunrise. The Yarra Valley is home to 90 vineyards and 35 wineries, many of which hold a reputation for creating world-class wines. See it from an entirely new perspective as you breeze over the picture postcard landscape.
Meet your pilot approximately one hour before sunrise (you will be advised of the exact time and location when you phone the duty pilot the night before your flight).
Your pilot will give you a short briefing before being transported to the launch site where you may help with the launch or stand back and take photos of the balloon as it is inflated. Then, climb aboard, and away you go gently floating over the Yarra Valley as if you were a cloud.
It is truly one of the most magnificently tranquil, picturesque, and dream-like experiences you can do. Afterward, make a final landing, pack the balloon away, and have a champagne breakfast (additional cost of $35pp).
1-hour sunrise balloon flight with an award-winning hot air balloon company, the largest in Victoria
In-flight commentary provided by expert pilots
giving passengers an understanding of the various elements of ballooning, meteorology, altitude, navigation, equipment and air traffic control
Interactive involvement in the inflation and deflation process
Free car parking at Balgownie Estate
A beautifully presented flight certificate and e-coupon pack
Carbon neutral flight
Transfers from Melbourne available at addition cost, transfer departs from Pickup from Pullman Melbourne on the Park hotel and drop off to Federation Square/Queen Vic Market
- Adult: 13-years-old and older
Child: 6 to 12-years-old
Passengers need to be able to climb into the basket and stand for the 1-hour flight
Not suitable for women who are more than 20 weeks pregnant
Allow approximately 4 hours in total, from check-in to the breakfast celebration
The price quoted is for 1 person; there will be a minimum of 4 and up to a maximum of 24 people in the basket during your flight
In the case of windy, miserable weather the flight is cancelled at the pilot's discretion. Flights are usually confirmed the night before