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Hot Air Balloon Cairns - Tours

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Address: 1 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4039 9900
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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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Leaves you with a wooowfeeling!

Wow... This was absolutely fantastic!!!... I saw the sunrise 🌅 last Friday. And it left me with a amazed wooowfeeling... Thankyou Jimmy and Peppe for this amazing experience...

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Madde1974
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Jonkoping, Sweden
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Jonkoping, Sweden
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69 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow... This was absolutely fantastic!!!... I saw the sunrise 🌅 last Friday. And it left me with a amazed wooowfeeling... Thankyou Jimmy and Peppe for this amazing experience...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is an interesting experience to have once atleast... the ride is good and so is the view.. we went early in the morning and saw sun rise... we were also lucky to spot one kangaroo running just below us.... they allow you to help in inflating the balloon and to wrap it up which is also quiet fun...

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Thank namratavc
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The hot air balloon experience was nice with a scenic view. The process after landing is rather long and taxing. Once we landed the crew was more worried about the balloon and putting it in the truck (all of which took more than 30-40 mins) while we were just standing around.

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Stainless202, Owner at Hot Air Balloon Cairns - Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and feedback Purvi which is noted and appreciated, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour and the flight, but sorry that the packup games and fun was not to your liking. We do try to make the process both fun and participatory and many guests, especially families with children find it a huge amount... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Very well-run and organized tour, right from the 4am pickup (yes I know.. but totally worth it and has to be early if you want to catch the sunrise) to the ride and fair bit of spontaneity with where the wind takes your balloon. But don't worry as the pick up van will be following you so that you can... More 

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Washington, DC
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We woke very early to experience a dawn balloon ride. We had and exceptional pilot who made us feel relaxed and confident as we enjoyed the serenity of the ride. Expensive but well worth the uniqueness of the flight.

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Thank GEE T
Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We was told the pick up time is at 4.10am at the hotel. The bus driver was very punctual. We are lucky that we were the last to be picked up and first to drop off, which means we don't have to wait. We were split into 2 groups and we were in the last group to get onto the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We went for a sunrise flight in October 2015 and we loved it. We liked: + Driving to the launch site in our own car gave us the opportunity to arrive with the pilot at 4:30 and observe the setup of the ballon literally on green field when it was still night and pitch black. The rest of the passengers... More 

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Thank Ralf G
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Had a great experience with this company, the professionalism from the bus driver to the pilot was exemplary. Being much older than all of the other tourists I was relieved to be assisted in and out of the basket. When the balloon began to lift it was so peaceful and before I knew it we were up and the sun... More 

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Thank PeppiBrisbane_
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

My brother was visiting me in Cairns and we did the hot air balloon your and it was an experience we will never forget! Views over Mareeba and Atherton tablelands with the sun coming up was beautiful. Highly recommend :)

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Thank Sarah F
Dereham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We attended for a trip with Hot Air Cairns and from start to finish it was excellent. We met early in the morning and then travelled to the lauch site where we watched the balloons inflate. It was then a matter of sitting back and enjoying the flight. The landing was very gentle. I would highly recommend this trip.

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