Hot Air Balloon - Canberra, Weekday

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Everyone should experience Hot Air Ballooning at least once. The tranquil exhilaration of floating with the wind at sunrise over beautiful scenery is absolutely unforgettable. Book now!

Canberra City (Canberra)
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Item: HO12397TA
Our Price: $310
$220 child (6 - 12)

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  • Description

    Equally thrilling and relaxing, a hot-air ballooning adventure is a pure and unforgettable experience – especially over the unique city of Canberra. Depending on the wind direction, your flight will take you over the city & lake allowing unparalleled views of the spectacular Canberra skyline, beautiful suburbs and parklands. The still morning air makes flying conditions perfect during what is known in the hot-air ballooning industry as the "weather window", a gloriously peaceful time over an often hectic city.

    The hot-air ballooning journey begins with a briefing by the pilot before you head to the launch site and, if you like, help prepare the hot-air balloon for flight. Thirty minutes later you'll be drifting gracefully over the countryside. The hot-air ballooning flight itself will last around one hour.

    After gently touching down again a hot air ballooning flight certificate is distributed to all passengers, rounding off a fabulous adventure. The icing on the cake is a glass of Champagne  – the perfect way to toast your hot-air ballooning adventure.

    Hot Air Balloon flights take place at sunrise. The exact time of your Hot Air Balloon flight experience will vary based upon the time of year.

    This is a Hot Air Balloon Flight for 1 (there will be others in the balloon basket with you).

    Please note: Participants that are pregnant, wheelchair users or those recovering from recent surgery cannot proceed with this experience

    Intensity: 2.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 2.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • No specific fitness level is required but participants must be able to stand for the duration of the flight (about one hour) and bend their knees slightly for landing
    • Not suitable for those that are pregnant, wheelchair users or those recovering from recent surgery
    • All ages from 6 upwards are welcome
    • Children 6 to 12 years receive a special rate and must be accompanied by an adult

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Wear outdoor clothing - long sleeve top and pants to suit the temperature on the morning of your flight
    • It is typically warmer rather than colder up in the balloon, so it helps to have a layer you can take off
    • Wear sturdy shoes – no high heels! It is recommended that you wear a hat or cap
    • Cameras and videos are welcome but please keep onboard items to a minimum

    What is Supplied

    • Balloon, professional pilot and crew
    • Balloon flight approx. 1-hour duration
    • Champagne or fruit juice to celebrate your flight
    • This is a Hot Air Balloon Flight for 1 (there will be others in the balloon basket with you)

    More Information

    An optional buffet breakfast is available after the flight for an additional cost. This may be arranged direct with the supplier on the morning of the flight.

  • 28 Reviews
    28 Reviews
    4.8 out of 5

    The crew were amazing and very helpful. It was an absolutely pleasure to deal with Neil, Gary and Alex. What a bunch of lovely guys!

    Monica A   5 out of 5

    No it was just awesome all round.

    Martin B   5 out of 5

    Awesome experience & a great crew. Thanks Gary & the staff at Balloon Aloft for a totally sensational experience for me & my family. Cheers.

    David B   5 out of 5

    Awesome balloon flight over Canberra. We were lucky enough to have the balloon to ourselves which made the experience even more personal. The pilot, Dave, and ground crew, Alex, were very friendly and most importantly very experienced and safety conscious. A great flight taking us directly over all of the Canberra sights and landing without a bump. I'd do it again!!

    David R   5 out of 5

    Great Best morning ever Recommend +++++ Thank you

    Wendy A   5 out of 5

    Dawn drifters were a thoroughly professional crew providing a very safe and enjoyable experience

    brian   5 out of 5

    Pilot, Kim, was exceptionally helpful, pleasant, informative and inspiring

    william h   4 out of 5

    Es was sehr gut

    Vody   5 out of 5

    Great flight, Kym was a first class pilot. Recomend this adventure to everyone.

    Narelle D   5 out of 5

    A thoroughly enjoyable experience on a cold, but clear, Canberra day. Sadly we missed the lake and "central Canberra" but that was on the exigency of the winds. Good flight, excellent briefing, expert pilot, soft landing in a paddock. Expert Pilot and ground crew. Fun to help with the flight "birthing" and the pack up. To be recommended Winfred Peppinck O'Connor, ACT

    Winfred P   4 out of 5
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