Head into the skies above the Cairns Highlands on a safe and exciting hot air balloon flight at dawn. See the spectacular sights at sunrise as the wind currents carry you over the Mareeba Valley. Enjoy breakfast after your 30 or 60 minute adventure.
What to Expect
Let Raging Thunder introduce you to the safe and exciting sport of hot air ballooning on a spectacular dawn trip that highlights the eco-diversity of the Cairns region.
On this 5-hour trip from Cairns you’ll lift off as the sun rises and the balloon glides quietly over the panorama of the Atherton Tablelands.
You’ll enjoy a wonderful breakfast after your flight, before returning to Cairns or Kuranda with plenty of time to enjoy other tours on the same day.
Hot air balloons are carried along by wind currents. On this flight, the Kuranda range provides a buffer from the coastal winds, making the gentle Mareeba valley the ideal place for ballooning. Just after dawn the cool air above the valley provides stable conditions which are perfect for ballooning.
- Round-trip accommodation transfers
- 30 or 60 minute scenic Tablelands balloon flight
- Cross-country balloon chase
- Flight certificate
What's Not Included
- Photos and merchandise (available for purchase on the day)
- AUD 30.00 per person aviation insurance levy (payable on the day of the tour)
Know Before You Go
Flight routes may vary according to weather conditions and at the pilot's discretion.
Dress warmly as it can be cold in the early morning. Sunglasses are recommended.