Melbourne Hot Air Balloon Flight with City Pickup - Weekdays

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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
Create lifelong memories on this bucket list activity
Admire St Kilda, Melbourne City Skyline, Yarra River or MCG
Free pick up from Melbourne CBD

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Sat, Jun 22, 2024

What you can expect

Check off a thrilling experience from your bucket list and forge everlasting memories with this hot air ballooning adventure over Melbourne. Soar through the sky and be captivated by the stunning views of the city, Yarra River, and beyond. The serene morning air at sunrise provides the ideal backdrop for passengers to ascend into the sky and appreciate the tranquility as Melbourne stirs awake.

Your hot air ballooning journey kicks off with a comprehensive briefing by the pilot, and for those feeling adventurous, you can actively participate in preparing the hot air balloon for flight. In just thirty minutes, you'll ascend to the heavens, enjoying a mesmerising hour-long hot air ballooning escapade. From this elevated vantage point, capture unforgettable photos of Melbourne's city skyline, St Kilda, and iconic sporting venues like the MCG. If hot air ballooning is still on your to-do list, make it a reality this year.


What you need to know

  • Hot air balloon flight
  • Professional pilot and crew
  • Transfer vehicle from the landing site
  • Free pickup from accommodation within the CBD
  • You will meet the experience provider 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.
  • 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
  • This experience departs from 25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
  • Complimentary city pick-ups are available from every major motel/hotel within the CBD, however these must be pre-booked so let the experience provider know if you require transportation
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 contact the experience provider
  • 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
  • Must be able to stand up for the duration of the flight (approximately one hour)
  • Minimum age is seven years
  • Minimum height 130 cm
  • Not suitable for those that are pregnant, wheelchair users or those recovering from recent surgery
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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