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Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas

Shop 10/30 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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$210*
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Ranked #40 of 87 Activities in Port Douglas
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Adventure
Owner description: Take off on a romantic hot air balloon ride, every day, west of Port...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Adventure
Owner description: Take off on a romantic hot air balloon ride, every day, west of Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef, hot air balloons take off into the wide open blue skies. There's something about floating in the still morning sky in a hot-air balloon that brings out the romantic in all of us. It could be the absolute silence; it could be the feeling that you're as free as a bird.
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This was a great experience. The team were all so friendly and fun. The flight was amazing, stunning views and scenery. Jay the pilot was very knowledgeable about the area and the balloon ride and Rob our driver was also great with his knowledge of the local area. Highly recommend.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

All four of the people in our party were a bit apprehensive before taking our first hot air balloon ride, but we all agreed that it was absolutely breathtaking and the trip far exceeded our expectations. Any fears were quickly put aside by the professionalism of the crew and the care they showed for their guests. The ride was more... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

With a long planned trip planned to Port Douglas at the end of October, my very thoughtful partner surprised me with a balloon ride on my birthday (in July). This was on our ‘bucket list’ and she thought what better place than over the Atherton Tablelands. Booked in for the 2nd November. We were told to be ready for a... More 

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Stainless202, Owner at Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your feedback, and apologies that your morning wasn't as both you and we would have wished. Flight cancellations here are rare, but are occasionally made for safety reasons, weather changes etc. Ballooning operations are very much dictated by the prevailing weather conditions and these can of course be sometimes be unpredictable even with the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Well worth getting up so early. The sights, the tranquility (except when the burners are going) is something you will remember all your life. Our pilot Jed was excellent and all the team were just lovely.

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

It was peaceful and the price was worth it. It was so amazing and the view was extraordinary. Best experience ever. Would definitely recommend it to others!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

What an experience !! Hot air ballooning was always something that I've wanted to do and getting the chance to, was just amazing. The views and sights were just beautiful !! Thank you to everyone at Hot Air for making it a very special and memorable trip I'll never forget. Definitely an experience I'd recommend to anyone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This trip was a pre-birthday pressie to myself and one to tick off the bucket list. Words just can't describe the experience, beautiful cool morning, just gliding thru and watching a magical sunrise. To Jay (our pilot), still can't believe my timing....shot the best 360deg video and it wasn't even planned !! Thank you to all especially Jay, Alex, Pepe,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I had a amazing morning. Johan the pilot was great and our driver alex just knew so much, he was so interesting to talk to, it all went far too quick.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A must do when in Port Douglas and a fantastic way to start the morning. It was one of the highlights of my trip in Port Douglas. The company and people were great and extremely well organised. Shane our driver picked me up from my hotel at 4:20am, he was fantastic well knowledge with fantastic humour. He made the journey... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

There is no better way to celebrate something special than way up in the sky with the mist swirling below, the sun peeping over the mountains and serene silence. You have to try a magical balloon flight with Hot Air Ballooning! The staff were extremely friendly, had a great sense of humour and very professional. The whole experience ran smoothly,... More 

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