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Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise provided by Global Ballooning Australia

Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
A maximum of 10 guests per balloon until further notice. This is in line with current Victorian restrictions.
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Updated 07/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
There is no more spectacular view of Melbourne and the Yarra River than from the basket of a hot-air balloon at sunrise. On this unforgettable tour, experience Melbourne at its most magical as you float over its modern skyscrapers, scenic waterfront, and green parks; enjoy incredible aerial views; and then celebrate your safe landing with a Champagne breakfast (optional).
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
    Yarra River
    Albert Park Lake
    Fitzroy Gardens
    Eureka Skydeck
    Royal Exhibition Building
    Flinders Street Station
    Westgate Park
    Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
    Government House
    Shrine of Remembrance
    AAMI Park
    Docklands
    University of Melbourne
    Melbourne General Cemetery
    Melbourne Zoo
    Melbourne Museum
    Flemington Racecourse
    Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
    Rod Laver Arena
    Parliament House of Victoria
    St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Federation Square
    Caulfield Racecourse
    Chadstone - The Fashion Capital
    Williamstown Beach
Highlights
  • Take in spectacular views of Melbourne at sunrise from a hot-air balloon
  • Float over the Central Business District and along the Yarra River
  • Upgrade for a celebratory Champagne breakfast after your flight
  • Hassle-free pickup at your Melbourne hotel
What to Expect
After an early-morning pickup from your Melbourne hotel, transfer to the launch site in East Melbourne and hop aboard your hot-air balloon for a thrilling ride. After a safety briefing, lift off and soar over the Central Business District and along the Yarra River, following a route chosen by your pilot depending on wind conditions. From high above the city, get a bird’s-eye view of landmarks like the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Rod Laver Arena, and the Eureka Tower; float over residential neighborhoods, beautiful parks, and scenic waterways; and watch the sunrise over the city. Land and transfer to Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne, where you can toast to your unforgettable experience with a glass of Champagne and start the day with a delicious breakfast (if breakfast option selected at booking).
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Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Champagne breakfast (option to be selected at time of booking)
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup (before the flight)
  • Drop-off at the Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne (after the flight)
  • Approximate 1 hour sunrise balloon flight over Melbourne
  • Complete flight, ground insurance & launch/ landing government fees in and around the city
Exclusions
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • A maximum of 10 people is permitted per balloon basket
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If your Melbourne balloon flight is canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or a refund.
  • Vegetarian and gluten free breakfast options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Due to limited capacity, changes within 7 days of travel are not permitted and will incur amendment fees
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • COVID-19 INFECTION CONTROL MEASURES ● Cleaning and disinfection in accordance with guidance from Safe Work Australia and public health authority. ● Clinical grade hand sanitiser is provided in the workplace and throughout the entire ballooning experience (out of reach of children). ● Frequently touched surfaces belonging to GBA including handrails, doors, vehicles, equipment, phones and keyboards are regularly cleaned. ● All guests of GBA including staff scheduled to fly must check in the evening prior to flight. ● If you observe anything that does not meet this standard, please advise management immediately or as soon as possible.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Alina Y wrote a review 23 Feb
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
A totally amazing experience! My husband gifted me the hot air balloon flight for my birthday and I couldn't be more happy about this gift. The entire experience was very smooth and fun. The flight itself was long enough to enjoy the breathtaking views of Melbourne at sunrise
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Rafael Francisc... D wrote a review Jan 2021
Albert Park, Australia8 contributions1 helpful vote
Take off and landing were my favorites Go to bed early, wear a hat as the burners radiate a lot of heat.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Rafd308, Thanks for choosing Global Ballooning Australia and for your helpful tips! I love hearing what your favourite parts are - the take off and landing can be the most adventurous parts of the experience. One of my favorite's is seeing the balloon inflation - crazy how huge they are. Best wishes, Kate & the GBA Team
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Ange Z wrote a review Jan 2021
Melbourne, Australia6 contributions
We went on a sunrise hot air balloon flight over Melbourne City this morning. I have to say I was so impressed from start to finish. The staff were absolutely lovely, had everyone engaged and they were very professional. We were able to see so much. while up in the sky The
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi AngeZ_13, We're so proud that you were impressed with the flight experience! Our Pilots turn our balloons 360 degrees throughout the flight so all passengers have an unobscured view. Thanks for being a ballooning ambassador :) Warm wishes, Kate & the GBA Team
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517judi wrote a review Jan 2021
Melbourne, Australia3 contributions
An amazing experience! Loved the fact that we were the first to land at a new, unexpected destination - the Broadmeadows Sports Bar!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
Responded 21 Jan 2021
Hi 517judi, Thanks for your review! There is always a first and there's always the possibility of an element of surprise with an adventure experience like ballooning. We're so glad you were happy with the destination and loved your morning with us. Appreciate your support. Best wishes, Kate & the team at Global Ballooning Australia
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Alonso N wrote a review Jan 2021
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The trip was lovely, the balloon staff was fun and knowledgeable and made the whole experience perfect!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
Responded 11 Jan 2021
Thanks for reviewing us alonson779! We're so glad you had a ball with our team. Hope this experience will never be forgotten. Warm wishes, Kate & the team at Global Ballooning Australia
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About the operator

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Hot Air Balloon Experience
Watching the sunrise whilst ascending surrounded by other balloons. Friendly informative staff and a delicious brea
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Beautiful Ballooning with Global
Fabulous way to spend a morning, definitely worth the early start. Lovely group of people. Georgia was a fantastic
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Greg Munro
Wonderful trip. Very professional, safe, and lots of fun. You feel like a bird for an hour or two. Highly recomm
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RAMA ROSE X
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Amazing experience and very lovely pilot ( Georgia)
We had a great experience. Georgia is Very professional and lovely person we’ll definitely recommend it.
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LauOak
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Fabulous
This was the most wonderful experience! Thank you so much to the whole team for making it a memorable morning. The
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Goagain2021
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Well worth it.
Extremely well organised with all staff providing polite and informative assistance. Every effort made to ensure yo
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Global Ballooning Melbourne
Amazingly Beautiful! Professional company who are very organized! I enjoyed the whole experience from watching them
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Holiday
Just outstanding, absolutely loved it , Steve our pilot was great , highly recommend ❤️and the breakfast after at b
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netrinor
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Spectacular
A Wonderful experience and great personnel! A very well organised flight, with a lot of helpful information provide
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WHIP123
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" EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER"
Wow what an experience.The accomodation and meal were excellent with the views from the balloon spectacular.The pil
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Up, Up and Away
We loved our Hot Air Ballooning and Champagne Breakfast last weekend. Our adventure was amazing. We enjoyed being p
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607gayles
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Yarra Valley balloon flight
A lovely way to spend a summer morning. Very friendly, competent staff and beautiful views. Made particularly easy
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Beautiful
I was but sunsure about this as I’m not good with heights, but once you are up there, you feel as safe as houses. T
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NadZ-FabZ
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Great Experience!
The staff are friendly and informative. Our driver Bambi shared a lot of interesting stories on our ways from/to th
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C697FRkatrinac
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Hot Air Ballooning over Yarra Valley
Highly recommended this experience, the flight was amazing and something I will do again. The staff were exceptiona
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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