Melbourne City Balloon Flight

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Highlights & inclusions

1 hour balloon flight over Melbourne
Amazing views of city and landmarks
Incredible photo opportunities
Experienced pilot & ground crew
Souvenir Pack
Sparkling Breakfast (optional)

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Sat, Apr 13, 2024

What you can expect

This 1 hour hot air ballooning flight takes you over the centre of the Melbourne CBD and surrounding suburbs and comes with delicious sparkling breakfast making for one of the most unforgettable Melbourne sightseeing adventures available! Hot air ballooning over Melbourne will grant you views of Australia's second-largest city that few others get to see, and on this flight you'll depart early in the morning when the air is at its clearest visibility at its highest, joining your friendly balloon operators and hopping in the basket before ascending up, up and away over the iconic city skyline. From the complete tranquility of the air, you'll be able to gaze down and see all of Melbourne's most famous highlights such as the MCG, Shrine of Remembrance, Botanical Gardens, St. Paul's Cathedral, Rod Laver Arena and much more - be sure to bring your camera along for the ride as you'll be able to get photos of each of these from high above that your friends and family are sure to be jealous of! Cap it all off with the option to enjoy a sparkling breakfast at the Pullman On The Park Hotel Melbourne, and you've got one of the most comprehensive, enjoyable and memorable Melbourne sightseeing experiences available whether it's to celebrate a special romantic occasion or simply enjoy an airborne adventure. For the ultimate Melbourne hot air ballooning experience, book online today!

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Hot air balloon flight over Melbourne
  • A digital flight certificate
  • Complimentary photos to remember the once-in-a-lifetime experience
Exclusions
  • Return hotel transfer
Extras
  • A sparkling buffet Breakfast with hot plated offering (selection) with side options, as well as a glass of sparkling, coffee, tea and juice - This is available as an optional upgrade, please choose this option at the time of purchase if breakfast is required
Highlights
  • One of a kind ballooning over one of Australia’s major cities
  • Ballooning over Australia's second largest city
  • Being in the hands of the most experienced pilots and ground crew in the business
Time
  • Please allow four hours for this experience in total
  • The flight itself is approx. one hour
  • The time will be confirmed by the pilot the night before your flight
  • We meet approximately one and a half hours before sunrise
  • Tours depart from Pullman On The Park, 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
  • After the flight, Global Ballooning will drive guests back to the Pullman Hotel to enjoy a sparkling buffet breakfast if they’ve included it in their package
  • Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your designated meeting and departure time
What To Bring
  • Wear clothes as for hiking
  • Sturdy shoes (high heels are not recommended)
  • Warm socks
  • Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Change of socks
  • Don't forget your camera!
Additional Information
  • Hot air ballooning is an audience participation activity and you will be encouraged to assist with the set up and pack away of the balloon itself. It is an active morning in the outdoors, so do wear clothes that can get stained or dirty
  • Please note - The balloon burners sometimes drip water mixed with Carbon. Global Ballooning will not be responsible for clothing that is stained or damaged as a result of our adventure activity
  • Weather - If you do not fly due to inclement weather, please phone when you are ready to rebook, or if you would prefer a refund. (Please note, refunds do not apply to discounted bookings). Your booking is valid for 12 months from your first cancelled flight date. For bookings after this period extension fees will apply
  • No refunds if cancellation within 7 days of flight __Company Information__
  • We are the largest ballooning company in Victoria, running flights over Melbourne and Yarra Valley since 1992 with a fleet of 30 balloons and having safely flown over 130,000 passengers. Our pilots are the best in the industry, firmly passionate about ballooning and have a combined total of over 16,000 hours flying balloons
  • We are the only company in Victoria to employ multiple staff members with Civil Aviation and Safety Authority Maintenance Authority working under a Certificate of Approval. This Certificate is the highest possible in Australia to allow Global Ballooning Australia to maintain its fleet to the highest possible manufacture and legislative standards
  • We have an impeccable safety record which is due to our commitment to operate Australia's best maintained fleet of balloons
  • We are proud to be the first and only Victorian hot air ballooning operator to publicly commit to offsetting our greenhouse gas emissions by partnering with
  • Greenfleet, Australia’s first biodiverse carbon offset provider. We are taking on a leadership role in an area where we can make a difference and set an example to our industry.
  • If you cancel your flight more than 7 days before the flight, no cancellation fee will be charged and you are able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If you cancel your flight within 7 days before the flight, a cancellation fee of $50 per person will be charged and you are be able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If you cancel your flight within 48 hours the flight, no refund will be offered and you will not be able to reschedule a new flight day
Terms And Conditions
  • Your booking is valid for 12 months from your first cancelled flight date.
  • If you cancel your flight more than 7 days before the flight, no cancellation fee will be charged and you are able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If you cancel your flight within 7 days before the flight, a cancellation fee of $50 per person will be charged and you are able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If you cancel your flight within 48 hours the flight, no refund will be offered and you will not be able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If your flight is cancelled, you will have 12mths to re-book. Strictly non-refundable
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of flight
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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