Cairns Hot Air Balloon

Cairns Hot Air Balloon Overview

Enjoy the beautiful sunrise while floating in the Cairns hot air balloon in the air of Tropical North Queensland, Australia. Soar over the Atherton Tablelands in the hot air balloon Cairns and enjoy the spectacular bird's eye view of the Australian sky with your loved ones and fill your camera rolls with the immense delight of nature. This 60-minute balloon ride will take you through the tranquil countryside landscapes, the surrounding regional trees of tropical fruits, macadamia nuts, vegetables and many more.

While floating above the Atherton tablelands listen to the provided audio expert to know the place better and also get a chance to spot the native wildlife of the country including kangaroos, koalas, Wallabies, birds and other species in their natural habitat. Land and return to the earth's crust and commemorate your ride with a certificate before going back to the hotel. You may also get the extended balloon ride and exotic breakfast at the beachfront in the private hot air balloon Cairns ride

Hot Air Balloon Cairns


  • Enjoy the bird's-eye view of the whole Tropical North Queensland, Atherton Tablelands, and a perfect blend of rainforest, wetlands and savanna.
  • Tune in to the expert audio commentary and reveal the less known facts and information.
  • Hot air ballooning Cairns is a chance to experience the view at dawn- the perfect time to witness the wildlife of the region, spot kangaroos, wallabies, golden bower birds etc.
  • Take a wonderful ride in the hot air Balloon and be a part of funny and crazy games after soaring.
  • Also, get a free Commemorative certification for your hot air balloon Cairns ride.

Hot Air Balloon Rides

You can opt to enjoy the hot air balloon cairns in a private booked trip with a personal chauffeur and exotic breakfast at a private tropical beachfront in a five-star resort. You can also book a classic hot air balloon ride which will take you to the take-off location in a cairns coach. You will also get an audio expert during the balloon ride that makes your journey even more interesting because of the things you’ll learn about Queensland.

Cairns Classic Hot Air Balloon Ride With Return Transfers

The classic hot air balloon Cairns ride includes pickup from the hotels by a Cairns coach for the blissful ride in the air. Arrive at the site, witness the inflating balloon and boost your excitement to catch all the moments in the ride. As soon as the balloon takes off from the Mareeba, it will take you to a vast area of the surrounding landscape and the sky with floating balloons. We will drop you back at the hotel with a bundle of memories filled with peace, calmness and refreshing scenes.

Cairns Private Hot Air Balloon Ride

Private hot air balloon Cairns includes transfer from Cairns hotel to your balloon ride site in a private car with a personal chauffeur. The hot air ballooning with a private expert pilot followed by a delicious Australian breakfast at the beachfront of a five-star resort.Enjoy the extended balloon ride, and sparkling wine in your tropical breakfast, stroll around the beach and capture and embrace the moments.

Know Before You Go For Hot Air Balloon Cairns

1. Essential Information

Location: You can enjoy hot air balloon Cairns rides at Mareeba - Atherton Tablelands, Cairns and have the opportunity to have a unique experience of floating in the Australian sky above wetlands and rainforests.

Timings: Generally early morning hours, around 5-6 am. The timings vary according to the seasons, in summer it even starts at 4:00 am.

Best time to visit: Summer and Early winter months (April and November) are the best for Cairns Hot Air Balloon Rides. You can enjoy the activity throughout the year. The best time for this air travel is during sunrise, the weather conditions and wind patterns are favorable for blissful hot air ballooning. Booking this activity in the rainy season is never a good idea.

2. How To Reach:

You can reach the hot air ballooning site with the offered transportation in the package on time from your accommodation venue in the city. You can also choose self-driving cars to reach the site. Or you may take a private transport from the hotel.

3. Duration:

4-5hours for the whole activity including a 40-60 minutes ride in a hot air balloon.It takes about 45-50 minutes to reach the site, after that the ride takes around 60 minutes. The tour finish time changes according to season. The duration of the activity may extend if you opt to go on a private charter deal because it includes a visit to the beachfront and breakfast.

4. Days of operation:

It's open throughout the year and rides are operated daily, except Christmas day and New Years' day.


What is the best time to experience a ride in a hot air balloon Cairns?

The summer and early winter months- from April to November are the best time to experience a ride in a hot air balloon Cairns. The suitable weather conditions for hot air ballooning are just after sunrise and a few hours before sunset. Hot air ballooning is best operated in the mornings as the stable air and wind patterns are experienced during the early morning hours with the rising sun. Hot air ballooning Cairns has the world's perfect climatic conditions throughout the year for ballooning.

What is the minimum height for a hot air balloon flight in Cairns?

There is no limit to the height while flying in a hot air balloon in Cairns. The carrier basket is 120 cm high with few peep holes for children to view the wonderful surroundings.

Is there any age restriction for a hot air balloon ride in Cairns?

The required minimum age for hot air ballooning cairns is four years for safety reasons.

Why should one take a hot air balloon ride in Cairns?

Hot air balloon cairns is a cruise in the air with peaceful and calm aerial views of the Atherton Tablelands. The rides are one of the safest air activities and give you an opportunity to spot the regional wildlife from above.

What can we wear during a hot air balloon ride in Cairns?

While going in a hot air balloon in Cairns it is recommended to opt for casual outdoor clothing with shoes and a hat. While landing you may find grassy land hence prefer shoes and hats that will protect you from the heat in the balloon.

How many hours is enough for a hot air balloon ride in Cairns?

The total experience takes 4-5 hours including the 40- 60 minutes of the hot air balloon ride.


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