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Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flight - Cairns

3 reviews
"Kangaroo spotting!" elizabeth vary
Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flight - Cairns
Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flight - Cairns
Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flight - Cairns
Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flight - Cairns


  • You will receive a certificate of participation
  • Hotel pick up and drop off is included
  • Enjoy wonderful views of the Cairns Highlands as the sun rises
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are highly rated by users of Trip Advisor


Experience the wonder, romance & silence a ride in the hot air ballooning capital of the world. Be amazed at the spectacle of how a hot air balloon inflates and takes shape. Hop in the balloon at dawn and take off gently to float over the Atherton Tablelands. Experience the wonders of flight and watch for wildlife, hear the sounds of silence and nature below. Enjoy the balloon festival atmosphere before coming back to earth. Have cameras ready to shoot the cross country balloon chase.


You are picked up from your hotel for your spectacular balloon flight.

Your coach takes you through the rainforest to the Atherton Tablelands. A safety briefing available now. Admire the picturesque landscape at sunrise & breathe in the wide open spaces and your pilot’s expert commentary. Enjoy a cross country balloon chase.

Return to the ground and there’s balloon packup games. You will also be given a first flight certificate.

At the end of your tour, you will be dropped off to your hotel in Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Cairns Airport or to your next tour.

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  • Kangaroo spotting!

    I booked the flight as a surprise on my husband's 50th birthday & we both thoroughly enjoyed it (although he wasn't too happy when I informed him that we were being picked up at...

    Elizabeth Vary
  • Hot Air for Honeymooners

    Early morning pickup (4am) from Hotel in Port Douglas with an hour’s mini bus ride to the launch site. Was in a hot air balloon with about 18 other people and the flight lasted...

    Stuart White
  • Hot Air Balloon Experience

    Everything was very well organised. Staff was helpful and fun to deal with. So quiet (when the flame aren't going) and peaceful up in the air....

    Mike Yang
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



Approx. 5 hours

Start time

Approximately 1645h(4:45am)- 1700h(5:00am).
Duration: Approx. 5 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Cairns. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of your tour with these details.

Ending point

Your hotel in Cairns

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  • Scenic balloon flight over the Atherton tablelands - 30 minutes (approximately)
  • Expert interpretive commentary.
  • Detailed safety briefing
  • Balloon Lauch site spectacle.
  • Complimentary souvenir flight certificate
  • Fun Pack up games.
  • Return transfers from Cairns city accommodation.


  • Aviation Insurance Levy
  • Meals
  • Souvenirs


Remember to take a pair of comfortable, sturdy shoes, a hat, sunscreen, a bottle of water and a camera.

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Please note

There is $30 per person compulsory Additional Aviation Insurance Levy to Pay on Board
Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details
Enclosed footwear is compulsory

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Children 0-3 years inclusive are not eligible to fly but may travel free of charge as a spectator

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

See the Cancellation policy for this product

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