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Address: 1 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4039 9900
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Description: Experience the hot air ballooning capital of Australia, when you fly here...
Experience the hot air ballooning capital of Australia, when you fly here in Cairns as it just like a balloon festival every day. Come flying & enjoy the wonder, romance & silence of the Australian bush as you see kangaroos & Australian wildlife from a very different perspective. So many colourful balloons, the Koala, Roo, World Globe, Honeymoon, Aussie balloons and more.
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Hot Air Balloon- Cairns

It was my first travel in a hot air balloon..This was just amazing.. It was so beautiful to watch the other balloons in the sky as well... The view from the balloon in beyond... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It was my first travel in a hot air balloon..This was just amazing.. It was so beautiful to watch the other balloons in the sky as well... The view from the balloon in beyond words.. The landing was so smooth. It was fun to help the crew, fold the huge balloon.. One of the "dont miss items" in a trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is a very safety conscious hot-air balloon operation, so if this is your first ride then you do not have anything to be worried about here. There is a professional commercial balloon pilot and a ground crew that totally take care of everyone - they will even take pictures for you! :-) Just know that hot air rises when... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Was picked up dot on 4.30 as promised and off we went. It was still dark when we reached the site - a good 90 minutes away from Cairns. The balloons were being inflated as we reached and it was fun to see the whole process. Our pilot Johan was very informative and a lot of fun as well. He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Prompt pick up from Cairns at 04.30 for bus trip up to Mereeba on the Atherton Tablelands to watch the enormous balloon being inflated in the early dawn light. Although there is a toilet stop before getting to the launch site, obviously there are no facilities before, during or after the flights. I was on the second of the trips... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Being a bit scared of heights was concerned, but did not need to be. A wonderful experience. Very scenic to arrive in the dark, and watch the balloons get fired up. Load up, and then up, up and away in the clouds, overlooking beautiful tablelands. Friendly and informative staff. We drove up as locals when then had the rest of... More 

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Griffith, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I'm not a morning person at all but this activity was well worth getting up at 4am for. It was still dark when we arrived at the balloon take off site. The balloons were inflated and looked fantastic. Climbing into the basket was a bit of a challenge but once aloft the ride was sensational. The views of the Atherton... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

When I found out I had to get up at 4am I had my doubts but it was well worth it ! The balloons were already inflated when we arrived and we went second so got to "chase" the first flight which was fun in itself . The hardest part was climbing in the basket elegantly!! The view as we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My partner cringed about getting up at 4am, and being driven for 90 minutes to location, but the stunning veiw, and breathtaking scenery was just out of this world. From above we saw kangaroo's, rabbits, and heaps of birds. David the driver of the balloon was extremely knowledgeable about the area, a must!

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Very early morning pick up, 04:15, great picture opportunity as the balloons are gassed up and lift off then the people on the second run chase the balloons to their destination for their flight. Panoramic views over the Atherton mountains, very peaceful. Toilet stop prior to and after balloon trip and opportunity to get a cuppa. Would be good if... More 

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Jodhpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Out of hotel at 4 am and drove for 2 hours to reach the Hot Air Balloon take off site. In few minutes we were climbing up the sky. The persons who are doing it for the first time and who have not done any other type of adventure activities are thrilled, but once you do sky diving or bungee... More 

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