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Embark on a morning adventure to Yarra Valley and experience its scenic beauty like never before with a breathtaking 1-hour hot air balloon ride. Finish this tour with a wonderful champagne buffet breakfast.
Drift over Yarra Valley’s lush landscape in a beautiful hot air balloon with patchworks of vines down below, situated on the rolling hills with mountains around. Make a toast to the early morning sun as you spend quality time with yourself or your partner over a delicious breakfast.
This tour provides return transfers to Melbourne city hotels for a comfortable touring experience.
5 hours approximatelyStart time
1 hour before sunrise (to be confirmed the evening before departure)
Complimentary pickup is offered from Melbourne Central Business District accomodations.
Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking or contact our local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.
Alternatively, you may reach at Balgownie Estate - 1309 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen.
Original point of departure.
Begin this tour with a comfortable pick up from your Melbourne city hotel by a Global Ballooning Australia coach before sunrise. Travel for an hour to the picturesque Yarra Valley during the early hours sans the hustle and bustle of the city. Reach the popular valley and receive expert briefing on the flight routines by an experienced hot air balloon pilot.
Get escorted to the balloon take-off site and observe the launches as you wait for your turn. Hop into the balloon’s basket to commence on this once-in-a-lifetime ride over the exceptionally beautiful valley. Enjoy drifting on a hot air balloon for an hour, as you marvel at views of the dawn, the panaromic scenes of the lush surrounds and the Melbourne city skyline from above. Feel the refreshingly fresh early morning air and enjoy plenty of precious photo opportunities.
After the tour, move back to the Balgownie Estate where a delectable buffet champagne breakfast awaits you. Enjoy some relaxing moments as you indulge in your first meal of the day with the morning sun in the backdrop.
End this tour with a transfer back to your hotel in Melbourne.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
You must call our local activity operator 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Please report at the meeting point or pickup location at least 10 minutes before the start time. Children below 7 years are not allowed on this tour.
Skyway will be closed for maintenance from 9 October to 13 November.
It is recommended to wear warm casual outdoor layered clothing. Comfortable clothing that will not restrict active participation in inflating the balloon, or climbing in and out of the basket should be worn. It is an active morning in the outdoors, so wear clothes that can get stained or dirty.
The burners can sometimes drip water mixed with Carbon. Global Ballooning will not be responsible for clothing that is stained or damaged as a part of this adventure activity.
Carry things fit for a hiking adventure, including sturdy shoes, warm socks and a cap, sunglasses. The burners can radiate heat so a hat is also recommended. Feet can get wet and cold in the early morning dew, so you are advised to bring an extra pair of socks. High-heeled shoes are not suitable.
Depending on the time of year and weather, it can be extremely cold. However, generally it will not be any colder in the air during the flight than on the ground, so wear layered clothing that can be removed as the day warms up.
Cameras are welcome but are carried at your own risk.
Voucher information : You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given to customers without a printed copy of their voucher.