About Melbourne Hot Air Balloon

One of the best ways to see the city is from the basket of a hot air balloon Melbourne as the balloon flight departs early to catch the sun rising above Melbourne's skyline. It all starts with you getting picked up from your Melbourne hotel bright and early in the morning to begin your once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tour. Once you've arrived at the launch location and received your safety briefing, it's time to step into the robust basket and get ready for takeoff.

As the balloon's heat is released by a flame-powered engine, you'll get the thrilling experience of floating upwards. Where exactly the plane goes in the sky depends on the day's weather and wind patterns. View the city's skyscrapers by the Yarra River, as well as sporting venues like the MCG and Rod Laver Arena, from above by taking a flight above Melbourne's CBD. Or, you can take in the cityscape while gazing out over Melbourne's leafy inner suburbs and large boulevards.

When you land, the enormous balloon will deflate and compress to an incredibly small size. You'll be driven to your hotel in Melbourne, where the upgrade to a meal that includes sparkling champagne with your breakfast awaits you.

Highlights Of Melbourne Hot Air Balloon

Highlights Of Melbourne Hot Air Balloon
  • As you soar over Melbourne at an altitude of 2,000 feet, you'll be treated to a view of the city's most breathtaking sunrises.

  • You and your love interest can swoon together as you watch the sunrise from above.

  • The clouds might be the sky's way of saying thank you and giving you a ride that makes you feel like you're floating on air.

  • If you're up in the clouds, you can let the wind refresh your spirit from the inside out.

  • As you soar above the ocean, the land, the sky, and everything else, you can finally hear the voices of the natural world.

  • Take a look at the landscaping and you can see the city, the Yarra River, and the harbor to the south.

  • Get some great photos of you and your loved ones hot air ballooning over the Melbourne area.

  • Fly over Australian Open Tennis Center and the massive Melbourne Cricket Ground below during this hot air balloon ride Melbourne.

Melbourne Hot Air Balloon Tours

Many different hot air ballooning Melbourne trips are available, giving you the chance to see the sunrise from a new vantage point while taking in the sights of the city and its surroundings. A hot air balloon ride over Geelong is a serene journey that offers breathtaking views of the city, Port Phillip Bay, the Bellarine Peninsula, and the Barrabool Hills. A sparkling champagne breakfast with the other passengers and staff members is available at the end of the journey if you'd want to cap off this beautiful tour in style.

1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight At Sunrise
1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight At Sunrise

Experience the Australian city and its surroundings from above, as the sun rises in a hot air balloon Melbourne. Kick off your once-in-a-lifetime adventure by helping to inflate the hot air balloon. After that, you can wander over the green spaces that help make Melbourne the most liveable city in the world.

See the MCG, Melbourne Park, and Albert Park, where the Formula One Australian Grand Prix is held, all laid out below you. Share a breathtaking view of the city with your special someone on this romantic outing. If you want the full experience, spring for the sparkling wine breakfast when you land.

Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon Flight & Champagne Breakfast
Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon Flight & Champagne Breakfast

Experience Victoria's famous wine area, home to 90 vineyards and 35 wineries, the Yarra Valley, from above on a breathtaking hot air balloon Melbourne. View the picturesque scenery in a whole new light as you soar above it. You will receive a briefing from your pilot before being driven to the launch location, where you will have the option of assisting with the launch or simply watching and taking photos of the balloon as it is filled.

After that, hop on board, and you'll soon be drifting like a cloud above the Yarra Valley. A visit here is one of the most peaceful, beautiful, and surreal things you can do. Following a successful landing, the balloon can be packed away and a champagne breakfast can be enjoyed.

Balloon Flight At Sunrise
Balloon Flight At Sunrise

You'll get picked up in the morning in central Melbourne and driven to the launch site, to take a stroll over to the spot where we'll be inflating and setting up the gear. After a quick safety lesson, climb aboard the hot air balloon Melbourne and float out into the clouds. Take in the sights of the Yarra River, parks, and the Melbourne Cricket Ground from above. Experience the peacefulness of ballooning and the thrill of drifting with the wind.

Relax in the early morning sunshine and take in the wonderful scenery, and talk to your loved ones about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. See how the sun can still shine through clouds and cast beautiful light even on overcast days. As the wind carries the balloon, you will land in a different place than where you took off, and convene at the landing site with the ground crew. After the ballooning equipment has been packed away, head back to your central Melbourne lodging.

Geelong: Balloon Flight At Sunrise
Geelong: Balloon Flight At Sunrise

A ride in a hot air balloon Melbourne is unlike anything else, guaranteeing that every ride will be one to remember. Majestic vistas of Geelong and its environs, including the bay, the Barrabool Hills to the west, and the Barwon River, will be shown to you. After your activity is over and the balloon is packed away, you will be brought back to the starting point, where you and the other participants can, if you so choose, enjoy a hearty breakfast together.

Essential Information

Essential Information
Tips
Essential Information

What To Wear

You should bundle up in a thick coat, jacket, cap, or hat for a hot air ballooning Melbourne trip or in Yarra Valley. In addition, since you'll be standing for the whole of the trip, it's a good idea to choose shoes that allow you to move freely. Yarra Valley is best explored on foot following a horseback ride, therefore closed-toe shoes and thick socks are recommended for the grassy parkland terrain. Prepare for the possibility that your feet will become wet from the morning dew by bringing an extra pair of socks on the ride.

Best Time To Experience

Due to the cooler temperatures and rather steady weather conditions, early morning is the ideal time for a hot air balloon ride in Melbourne. It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the sunrise, which is a sight to behold in its own right. If you are not a fan of crowds and prefer a more peaceful vacation, you may want to avoid the summer months (December through February) and instead visit Melbourne in the winter (June through August).

Melbourne Hot Air Balloon FAQs

What is the best time for a hot air balloon flight in Melbourne?

    Early morning is the best time for a hot air balloon ride in Melbourne because the weather is cool and you get an opportunity to see the sunrise.

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