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Cairns Classic Hot Air Balloon Ride with Return Transfers

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  • Mobile ticket
  • Transfers included
  • Hotel pickup

Fly high in Cairns over Atherton Tablelands, take in the marvelous view of the landscapes of Australia, and spot exotic wildlife as you soar in the sky. Enjoy free travel to and from the launch site.

Highlights

  • Fly over the Atherton Tablelands in a comfortable hot air balloon ride.

  • Listen to your guide and discover fascinating stories about the region.

  • Catch sight of exotic wildlife native to the region like kangaroos and the Australian king parrot.

  • Enjoy air-conditioned transportation from your hotel to the hot air balloon launch site.

  • Watch a stunning sunrise as you cruise through Australian skies.

  • Play fun pack-up games once you land and commemorate your aerial journey with a certificate.

Inclusions

  • Hot air ballooning experience

  • Digital photo package

  • Hot Air pilot signed commemorative certificate

  • Glass of sparkling wine or juice with a light snack

  • Air insurance levy fee ($30)

  • Expert commentary

  • Round-trip hotel transfers in air-conditioned coach

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Ratings & Reviews

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376 Ratings
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Mark Eaves

Mark

5/5

Jun, 2022

Charlotte Smith

Charlotte

5/5

Sep, 2021

Had to get up early in the morning but as soon as we were in the sky, it all felt worth it! Very comfortable expereicne - they picked us up and dropped us off. While coming back, we reuested to be dropped off at a nearby restaurant instead of the hotel, and they were totally fine with it. Love the customer service.
Nona Weimann

Nona

5/5

Sep, 2021

Josh O'Keefe

Josh

5/5

Sep, 2021

Anita Cummerata

Anita

5/5

Sep, 2021

Start your day in a hot air balloon

Witness the impressive scene of balloons being inflated after your professional tour guides drop you off at the boarding site.

When the balloon is ready, step into the basket with your experienced pilot; feel the peace and serenity of floating above the rainforest-covered hills and mountains, set against the stunning backdrop of the rising sun. There is nothing in the world like the feeling of floating gently above the earth.

Breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy sweeping views of the Atherton Tablelands on one side and the Great Barrier Reef on the other!

The experienced pilots will slowly guide the balloon down to the landing point.

Enjoy a light breakfast

After your hot air balloon ride, grab a light snack and toast the sensational flight experience with a glass of sparkling wine.

What to bring

  • Wear comfortable shoes for this experience.
  • Shutterbugs don't leave your camera behind.
  • Get a reusable water bottle on this tour.
  • Bring your hats and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun. Get a jacket too, to weather the cool winds.
  • If your flight time is from April to October (in winter), you need to wear warm clothes to prevent the cold; in other months, there will be warm airflow due to the burning of hot air balloons, so you do not need to wear special warm clothes

What's not allowed

  • Due to weight and safety restrictions, handbags and backpacks may not be carried on the hot air balloon. Please do not bring large tote bags.

Accessibility

  • This experience is not recommended for pregnant women and people with mobility impairments.

Additional information

  • Children aged 3 and under are restricted from participating in this experience. Children 12 years old and below must be accompanied by an adult.
  • It is recommended to wear long trousers and sturdy walking or casual shoes; skirts, slippers, high heels, multilayered outfits, and white clothing are not advised.
  • The basket is about 4 feet tall and has 2 foot holds on the side to use as a step ladder to enter and exit the basket unassisted
  • Guests are expected to remain standing throughout the flight.
  • There are no restrictions based on weight for the experience; however, we request that individuals over 220 pounds mention their weight at the time of reservation.
  • Complimentary pickup service is included. Please be present in the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your designated pickup time. If you have shared your mobile number, you will receive a text message containing your driver's information and a link to live tracking for your convenience.
  • Unless the camera fails, digital photos will be provided on every flight. If the camera fails, no compensation or refund will be given.
  • Please note that the timings might be adjusted due to seasonal changes, and the specific schedule is subject to the reservation confirmation you received.

My Tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.

  • While booking, please provide the name of your hotel.

  • This is applicable to hotels in Cairns, Palm Cove and Cairns Northern Beaches.

  • If your hotel is not in the pickup zone, you will be provided with the nearest pickup location.

  • On the day of your tour, please arrive at your hotel lobby 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup time.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of your hotel.

  • Your Headout host will be waiting for you here.

Validity

This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

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