Hot air ballooning is without a doubt one of the best ways to garner views of Australia – the unique landscapes and rugged natural features witnessed from thousands of feet above grant an entirely different level of appreciation for the highlights of our beautiful country. Each region for hot air ballooning offers its own distinctive panorama below; from the lush greenery of the Yarra Valley and its famed wine country to rugged, dry desert sands of the Australian outback's red centre, Australia's numerous environments are available for soaring over!
There are few more peaceful, serene, and downright picturesque ways to get an overview of a region's landscape than taking a hot air balloon ride. While the experience involves an early rise-and-shine in the wee hours of the morning, the clarity of the sky and taking in a sunrise from the air is a magical - and often romantic - experience. Experience Oz partners with a wide number of reputable and long-running hot air ballooning operators across the country in regions such as Tropical North Queensland, the Yarra, Hunter and Barossa Valleys, the Gold Coast, Canberra and even regional destinations such as Byron Bay, Ipswich and the majestic Uluru!
Each of our hand-picked hot air ballooning partners - which include industry leaders such as Hot Air, Global Ballooning, Outback Ballooning and more - have impeccable safety records and are renowned for their customer service that allows you to have either as laid-back or involved an experience as you like. Join in and help with the balloon inflation process (a fun team building exercise) or even stand inside the balloon as it's being inflated! Once inside the basket and ascending into the skies, you'll gain a true appreciation for the quiet serenity that ballooning offers, and be able to come away with some breathtaking photographs of the landscape below.
Lastly, many hot air ballooning experiences offer a refreshing and tasty champagne breakfast at the end - an ideal capper to a memorable adventure! Gain a whole new perspective on some of Australia's most scenic spots, and soar above the landscape on a hot air ballooning experience - ideal for special occasions and with gift vouchers available for purchase - today.