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Hot Air Balloon Cairns - Tours

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Address: 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4039 9900
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3:30 am - 5:30 am
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 3:30 am - 5:30 am
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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. Connect before the Great Barrier Reef to Quicksilver, Great Adventures Big Cat Green Island and more same day. Combine with Skyrail and Kuranda Tours, No bookings fees or credit card fees when you book with us direct and maximum flexibility in dates and refunds too

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Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Cairns

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One of the most amazing experiences of my life. Totally worth the early morning start and you can grab a bit more sleep on the bus ride up. You'll never see a sunrise like it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
FrankieBeckett
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Cairns, Australia

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most amazing experiences of my life. Totally worth the early morning start and you can grab a bit more sleep on the bus ride up. You'll never see a sunrise like it - just amazing!

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the things you must do when in Cairns. They have hotel pick ups, but beware, its at 5am in the morning which seems painful, but after the ride you'll forget about it completely. We were 8 people on the balloon and had booked the 30 minutes ride which got extended to 50 minutes since we could... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great experience right from the bus pickup to the ballon landing! The views were amazing and the crew were professional, friendly and informative. The pilot (S.African guy) was funny and landed safely- hence I'm able to write this review. My partner and I had a great experience and would highly recommend!

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Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got up at 3:25 am for a 4:10am pickup. About an hour's drive out to the launch site on Atherton Tablelands. We were on the "second" flight so we got to wander round and watch five balloons being inflated and prepped - amazing. They launched before sunrise and flew for about half an hour. We followed the first flight with... More 

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Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has been on my bucket list for a long time. Getting picked up from my hotel and traveling with a reliable, professional company made it all come together while in Cairns. It was a magical experience. I had no safety concerns and just loved it. Highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The early start is so well worth it and I highly recommend you book the 1 hour experience. The views of the tablelands as the sun comes up is 2nd to none and is truly amazing...... a definite "MUST DO!"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We have to wake up really early for this activity but it worth every bit of less sleep. We happened to go on a day with full moon and we saw both beautiful sunrise and full moon at the same time. The crews were great and always safety first. Love the experience and I highly recommend.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

The staff were excellent. Steve, John, Eli and Jess were amazing. I was a little scared before the experience, however when it started it was the most serene, and calming feeling imaginable. Felt so safe, and so I Attuned to nature. I would recommend it to everyone no matter the age group. I would also do it again in a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic adventure and the best customer service provided by everyone from the gound crew, pilot, bus drivers to the sales team. What a pleasure it was all round.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The whole team were just great. From the booking people, the bus drivers to our pilot bob and his assistant Garry, everyone was great. Unfortunately our first ride was cancelled last minute due to weather but they did everything they could to make it work. We rebooked a few days later and the team made the necessary transfers from Cairns... More 

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