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Melbourne: 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

4.6 / 5

12 reviews

Melbourne: 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

From US$ 355.12 per person

Watch the sun rise over Melbourne on an early morning 1-hour hot air balloon flight above the city and its surroundings. Upgrade to a Champagne breakfast at the end of your flight for the ultimate romantic experience.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3.5 - 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Chinese
Pickup optional
Complimentary hotel pick-up for all guests staying in a CBD hotel (arriving at the meeting point yourself is also possible)
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Glide over Melbourne on a 1-hour hot air balloon flight
  • Watch the sunrise from a unique perspective
  • Receive a complimentary flight certificate and e-coupon pack
  • Upgrade to a Champagne breakfast at the end of your flight (additional cost of $35pp)
  • Enjoy a 365 degree view of Melbourne and its surrounds
Full description
Get bird's eye views of Melbourne and its surroundings at sunrise as you float over the city in a hot air balloon. Melbourne is the only major city around the world that you can traverse by hot air balloon. Help to inflate the hot air balloon at the start of your once-in-a-lifetime experience. Then, drift over the parks and gardens that make Melbourne the world’s most livable city. Look down onto iconic sports venues, such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne Park and Albert Park, home to the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix. Treat a loved one to a romantic gift and get a unique peek at the city from above. Upgrade to a Champagne breakfast at the end of your flight for the ultimate experience.
  • Approximate 1-hour hot air balloon flight at sunrise
  • In-flight commentary provided by the expert pilots
  • Complimentary hotel pickup for all guests staying in a CBD hotel (or meet at the Pullman on the Park hotel foyer on the morning)
  • Interactive involvement in the inflation and deflation process
  • Flight certificate and e-coupon pack
  • Launch and landing government fees in and around the city
  • Discounted under cover car parking at the Pullman on the Park Hotel ($10 flat fee, until 11am)
  • In-flight photographs on a balloon-shaped USB (available to purchase for $20)
  • Champagne breakfast at the Pullman on the Park Hotel ($35 per person), unless option booked
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with low level of fitness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Jacket

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • Child participants are counted as those aged 6 to 12 years old; those aged 13 and above are counted as adults
  •  You must be able to climb into the basket and stand for the 1-hour flight
  • This tour is not suitable for women who are more than 20 weeks pregnant
  • For the Champagne breakfast option, please allow approximately 4 hours in total for the activity
  •  Prices quoted are per person. There will be a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 people in the basket
  •  In the event of wet or windy weather, the flight may be canceled at the pilot's discretion. Flights are usually confirmed the night before
  •  Wear casual and comfortable clothing (e.g. jeans and sneakers); shoes must be flat (no high heels or open-toed shoes). Waterproof is preferable
  •  Bring a hat and your camera
  • For an additional $35 you can enjoy a champagne breakfast after the flight
  • A flight over the city cannot be guaranteed as it depends on the wind
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 12 reviews

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Wonderful time floating over Melbourne. The crew were professional and fun!

May 24, 2021

Absolutely awesome enjoyed every minute of it, if possible ask for Steve as your pilot! He’s the best

December 12, 2020

It was an amazing experience. Would highly recommend this.

February 24, 2020

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