1. Australia
  2. Australian Capital Territory
  3. Canberra
  4. Parliament House, Canberra

Canberra Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Product ID: 91971
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Canberra, a beautiful city of lakes, parks, national buildings and colourful tree lined streets surrounded by bushland and mountains viewed from a unique perspective. Balloon Aloft offers flights over the Capital city of Australia every morning.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
Starting time 5:00 AM
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  • See the Capital city of Australia at sunrise time. We are allowed to fly over the Parliament House.
  • Get a fantastic view of Lake Burley Griffin, bushland, and the mountains nearby
  • Enjoy a soft adventure with style
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To view this remarkable planned city from a balloon provides a unique perspective. No other way of seeing Canberra so effectively brings together designer Walter Burley Griffin’s vision and how it has been translated into the vibrant capital that Canberra has become. 

Your flight experience begins early in the morning at the Hyatt Hotel, centrally located on Commonwealth Ave, a two minute walk from Parliament House.

You'll meet just before dawn as this is the best time to fly. From the Hyatt you are taken to the launch site. It takes around 20-25 minutes for the balloon to be inflated and standing upright ready for boarding. You are welcome to help with the setup of the balloon or simply stand back and take photos as your aircraft takes shape and comes to life.

Dawn lift-off! As the new day dawns, you will ascend into the sky in your colourful balloon. Your balloon will float gently along the breeze, whilst in your basket you will feel completely secure with very little sensation of movement. During your flight you may find yourself drifting just above the treetops then moments later effortlessly ascending to heights of 2000-feet or more.

Photography from the balloon is encouraged and you will be rewarded with stunning shots of Canberra, providing you with years of fond memories.

After approximately one hour you will be greeted by your ground crew as you touch back down to earth. The balloon is packed away with lots of laughs, then you hop back into one of the vehicles and return to the Canberra Hyatt. Enjoy a glass of Australian sparkling wine as you are presented with a commemorative flight certificate as part of the traditional ballooning celebration.
  • 45-60 minute balloon flight
  • Flight Certificate
  • Sparkling wine
  • Pickup and drop-off from major, central Canberra hotels
What’s Not Included
  • Breakfast is not included but a full buffet breakfast is available for purchase at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

The front foyer of the Hyatt Hotel Canberra, Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla just two minutes from Parliament House.

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Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.

You must phone the local operator the morning one hour before the meeting time to confirm the weather is suitable for the flight to go ahead.

A jacket is recommended in spring and autumn. From late May to August very warm clothes including hats and gloves may be necessary as frosts do occur.

Enclosed shoes are recommended.

Meeting and pick-up times vary throughout the year, based on the time of sunrise.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children 0-5 are not permitted.

From US$ 279.71 per person

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Product ID: 91971