Balloon Aloft Gold Coast

Multiple Locations

Balloon Aloft flies daily over the Gold Coast and the Scenic Hinterland. Join the excitement of hot air ballooning with Balloon Aloft Gold Coast. Float like a cloud as you watch the sunrise climbing over the unforgettable panorama of the Gold Coast skyline, waterways and hinterland backdrop.

Watch the sun reflecting off the myriad of canals and waterways, view the surrounding forest covered mountains of the Gold Coast hinterland - this is the most spectacular hot air balloon ride in Australia.

During your flight you feel no wind, simply because you have become the wind - this is the unique sensation of hot air ballooning. You will be transported on an aerial nature walk by the world's oldest and most romantic form of flight. Allow their pilots to gently navigate you through the wondrous adventure of flight in a hot air balloon.

After the exhilaration of flying effortlessly above the Gold Coast skyline, it's time to gently wind down with a sumptuous champagne buffet breakfast at the award winning Chelo's Restaurant.

During breakfast you will be presented with your personalised flight certificate as a memento of your hot air balloon ride experience, with Balloon Aloft Gold Coast.

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Public Telephone

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Family Friendly:

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

Our Tours

Balloon Aloft 30 Minute Deluxe Champagne Breakfast Hot Air Balloon Ride Tour

This tour gives you a 30 minute ride in the Hot Air Balloon with the Gold Coast's most experienced and safest hot air balloon ride company. Same owner for over 20 years, over four times longer than any other Gold Coast Balloon operator. Let the experience of the fully certified commercial pilots gently navigate you through the wondrous adventure of Hot Air Ballooning.

After the exhilaration of your aerial nature walk in the world's oldest and most romantic form of flight, it's time to gently wind down at the award winning Chelos restaurant located at the Mercure Resort. This tropical paradise is nestled within the internationally acclaimed Palm Meadows Golf Course.

Indicative rates

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$189 $250
Balloon Aloft 60 Minute Deluxe Champagne Breakfast Hot Air Balloon Ride

When only the best will do, Balloon Aloft is one of the Gold Coast's best tours. Enjoy a 60 minute hot air balloon with the Gold Coast's longest operating, most experienced and safest hot air balloon ride company. Let the experienced and fully certified commercial pilots gently navigate you through the wondrous adventure of Hot Air Ballooning. After the exhilaration of your aerial nature walk, it's time to gently wind down with a Champagne Buffet Breakfast, at the award winning Chelo's restaurant located at the Mercure Resort. This tropical paradise is nestled within the internationally acclaimed Palm Meadows Golf Course.

Indicative rates

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$299 $299

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Illawong Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
A serene and peaceful coastline awaits at Illawong Beach. Kilometres of sandy shoreline as well as off and on dog leash areas make Illawong Beach a popular choice for sunrise strolls. At low tide, the ripples in the sand stretch for kilometres, where small blue soldier crabs can be seen scuttling across the surface.

Harbour Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Adjacent to Mackay's multimillion dollar Reef Marina development, popular Harbour Beach is a favourite beach with locals and visitors alike. Only a five minute drive from Mackay's Central Business District, it is home to the Mackay Surf Lifesaver Club and is seasonally patrolled.

Slade Point

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Slade Point is a short five minute drive from Mackay Harbour, and is one of the few locations in the region where you can enjoy both a stunning sunrise and sublime sunset. Slade Point Reserve lies at Lamberts Beach, stretching 73 hectares and conserving one of the last remaining areas of coastal dunes and paperbark wetlands in the Mackay region.

Far Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
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Far Beach is a popular walking beach with locals, recognised for its tranquility and soft white sand. At low tide an expansive sand flat is exposed giving walkers kilometres of beach to meander. The beach provides expansive views, from Hay Point to the south and toward Flat and Round Top Islands.

Blacks Beach

Blacks Beach, Mackay Area
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Located at Mackay's Northern Beaches, Black's Beach is Mackay's longest continuous beach, approximately six kilometres in length. It is a 15 minute drive from Mackay's city centre. Head north on the Bruce Highway and turn right onto the Mackay Bucasia Road, following the Black's Beach signage.

Shoal Point

Shoal Point, Mackay Area
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Shoal Point is the northern-most community of the Northern Beaches group, with a visually spectacular coastal beach. At low tide, the beach can almost be mistaken as a small sweeping desert. The sand stretches for hundreds of metres, allowing a close-up view of Green Reef Island.

Dolphin Heads

Dolphin Heads, Mackay Area
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A beautiful part of Mackay's Northern Beaches, Dolphin Heads is a rocky and sandy headland, popular with photography enthusiasts. It can be reached by car within 15 minutes from Mackay's Central Business District.

Walkerston

Walkerston, Mackay Area
Walkerston is situated approximately 10 kilometres west of Mackay on the Peak Downs Highway, a small country town with an array of facilities and services, including a supermarket, bakery and pub. A key attraction in the area is the Historic Greenmount Homestead.

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Eungella, Mackay Area
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Mackay City Centre

Mackay, Mackay Area
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