Hot Air Balloon Flight over Melbourne City with Breakfast

Meals included
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Highlights & inclusions

Go flying over Melbourne CBD in a hot air balloon
Best position in the sky to admire a Melbourne City sunrise
Up to one hour balloon flight
Admire St Kilda, Melbourne City Skyline, Yarra River or MCG
Free pickup from Melbourne CBD
Enjoy a delicious champagne breakfast at The Sofitel Hotel

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Sat, Jun 22, 2024

What you can expect

Experience the exhilaration of a remarkable hot air balloon ride over Melbourne, followed by a delightful champagne breakfast. The tranquil morning air at sunrise provides optimal flying conditions within the renowned "weather window" for a breathtaking cityscape journey. Depending on the wind direction, you may drift over the CBD, Yarra River or scenic parks and gardens.

The Melbourne hot air balloon adventure commences with a pilot briefing and an option to assist in preparing the balloon. Thirty minutes later, you'll embark on an hour-long hot air ballooning adventure over the city. Concluding the balloon flight, savour a sumptuous champagne breakfast at the Sofitel Hotel to toast to your unforgettable flying experience. For a unique view of Melbourne and lifelong memories you can't miss out on a hot air balloon flight.


What you need to know

  • Hot air balloon flight for one person (there will be other people in the basket with you)
  • Champagne breakfast
  • Professional pilot and crew
  • Transfer vehicle from the landing site
  • Free pickup from accommodation within the CBD
  • The exact time of your hot air balloon flight experience will vary based upon the time of year and will be sent to you upon booking
  • You will meet Picture This Ballooning half an hour before sunrise
  • Call the weather check number as the exact time will be confirmed the night before your flight. It is important to be punctual.
  • This experience departs from 25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia.
Departure Location
  • Please meet for your balloon flight at 'Sofi's Lounge', 1st floor of the Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne.
What To Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Outdoor clothes recommended (avoid whites)
  • Solid shoes as the ground is often covered with dew in the early morning
Additional Information
  • The temperature in the balloon is the same as on the ground and you move with the breeze there is no wind chill factor
  • As ballooning is a weather dependent activity you will need to check meeting time and weather conditions
  • The exact meeting time will not be the time on your booking confirmation, please do not rely on this time
  • The exact meeting time will be explained by your pilot on the recorded message after 6:30pm on the evening before your flight
  • You will receive an email 2 days before your flight with details of how to access the recorded message
  • If you have not received an email by 2 days before your flight, please send an email to
  • Please note that if you do not show up for any reason or you miss your flight due to arriving late, your flight will be forfeited
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 7 days before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 7 days of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
or 4 payments of $134.75 with more info
Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to experience
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