Hot Air Balloon Down Under Gold Coast

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For the highlight of a Gold Coast holiday join Hot Air Balloon Down Under for romance and adventure on a wonderful hot air balloon flight over the Gold Coast and Hinterland. The experience is amazing - it's like being on a magic carpet ride, with incredible views from Brisbane to Byron and the whole of the Gold Coast. They fly every day of the year (weather permitting), always early in the morning when they float with the gentle wind at sunrise.

Family owned Balloon Down Under is the longest established ballooning business in Queensland,
Australia, with over 25 years experience and is the only Company that flies daily and actually flies directly over the spectacular Gold Coast, on sunrise most mornings!

Complimentary return hotel transfers are available to Gold Coast visitors, and an optional champagne Buffet breakfast at the Mercure Resort Gold Coast - the perfect place to sit back and savour the wonderful morning.

Enjoy the story of the history of ballooning and why they have champagne after each balloon flight, followed by the presentation of personalised flight certificates.

Hot Air Balloon Down Under, is a member of the Gold Coast Best Tours collection.

Facilities

  • Car park

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

60 minute Gold Coast Balloon Flight

Your ballooning adventure begins just before sunrise, when the winds are gentle. Transfer from your hotel, or meet them at the Mercure Resort where they depart to their Balloon launch site, selected by the pilot that morning based on the wind direction and speed. Watch as the Balloons are inflated, then its all aboard for your magical flight.

The launch is so gentle you will hardly realise you have left the ground. The balloon floats with the breezes approximately 1,000 feet above the Gold Coast - the views are amazing and the experience is incredible. We assure this is one of the most spectacular flight experiences in Australia!

Balloon Down Under is a member of the Gold Coast Best Tours collection, the memories of your Balloon Flight, will last forever...

If you would like to include Champagne Breakfast following your flight, please checkout their All Inclusive 30 or 60 minute flights.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$225 $279

For the highlight of a Gold Coast holiday join Balloon Down Under for the romance and adventure of a wonderful 30 minute hot air balloon flight over the Gold Coast. Float gently with the winds, 1,500 - 2,000 feet above the Gold Coast.

The experience is amazing - it's like being on a magic carpet ride, with incredible views from Brisbane to Byron and the whole of the Gold Coast. They fly every day of the year (weather permitting), always early in the morning when they float with the gentle winds at sunrise.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$189 $230
Deluxe 30 minute Balloon Flight with Champagne Breakfast

For the highlight of a Gold Coast holiday join Balloon Down Under for the romance and adventure of a wonderful 30 minute hot air balloon flight over the Gold Coast. Float gently with the winds, 1,500 - 2,000 feet above the Gold Coast. The experience is amazing - it's like being on a magic carpet ride, with incredible views from Brisbane to Byron and the whole of the Gold Coast. They fly every day of the year (weather permitting), always early in the morning when they float with the gentle winds at sunrise.

The family owned Balloon Down Under is the longest established ballooning business in Queensland, with over 25 years experience and a 100 per cent safety record. Complimentary return hotel transfers are available to Gold Coast visitors.

Also included is a lovely champagne full buffet breakfast at the Mercure Resort - the perfect place to sit back and savour the wonderful morning.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$204 $250
Deluxe 60 minute Balloon Flight with Champagne Breakfast

For the highlight of a Gold Coast holiday join Balloon Down Under for the romance and adventure of a wonderful 60 minute hot air balloon flight over the Gold Coast. Float gently with the winds, 1,500 - 2,000 feet above the Gold Coast. The experience is amazing - it's like being on a magic carpet ride, with incredible views from Brisbane to Byron and the whole of the Gold Coast. They fly every day of the year (weather permitting), always early in the morning when they float with the gentle winds at sunrise.

The family owned Balloon Down Under is the longest established ballooning business in Queensland, with over 25 years experience and a 100 per cent safety record. Complimentary return hotel transfers are available to Gold Coast visitors.

Also included is a lovely champagne full buffet breakfast at the Mercure Resort - the perfect place to sit back and savour the wonderful morning.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$240 $299

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