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Melbourne City Balloon Flight


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  • 1 hour balloon flight over Melbourne
  • Amazing views of city and landmarks
  • Incredible photo opportunities
  • Buffet champagne breakfast (optional)
  • Experienced pilot & ground crew
  • Souvenir Pack

This 1 hour hot air ballooning flight takes you over the centre of the Melbourne CBD and surrounding suburbs and comes with delicious champagne breakfast making for one of the most unforgettable Melbourne sightseeing adventures available! Hot air ballooning over Melbourne will grant you views of Australia's second-largest city that few others get to see, and on this flight you'll depart early in the morning when the air is at its clearest visibility at its highest, joining your friendly balloon operators and hopping in the basket before ascending up, up and away over the iconic city skyline.

From the complete tranquility of the air, you'll be able to gaze down and see all of Melbourne's most famous highlights such as the MCG, Shrine of Remembrance, Botanical Gardens, St. Paul's Cathedral, Rod Laver Arena and much more - be sure to bring your camera along for the ride as you'll be able to get photos of each of these from high above that your friends and family are sure to be jealous of! Cap it all off with the option to enjoy a delicious, 5 star full buffet breakfast - with champagne! - at the Pullman on the Park, and you've got one of the most comprehensive, enjoyable and memorable Melbourne sightseeing experiences available whether it's to celebrate a special romantic occasion or simply enjoy an airborne adventure. For the ultimate Melbourne hot air ballooning experience, book online today!

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What you need to know


  • 1 hour Balloon Flight over Melbourne City
  • Flight Certificate
  • Souvenir Pack
  • In-flight photography with the opportunity to purchase a souvenir CD compilation, USB and DVD pack after the flight

Optional Extra

  • Champagne Breakfast. This is available as an optional upgrade, please choose this option at the time of purchase if breakfast is required


  • Hotel transfers


  • Ballooning over Australia's second largest city
  • 5 star full buffet champagne breakfast at Pullman on the Park (optional)
  • Being in the hands of the most experienced pilots and ground crew in the business

What to Bring

  • Wear clothes as for hiking
  • Sturdy shoes (high heels are not recommended)
  • Warm socks
  • Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Change of socks
  • Don't forget your camera!

Tour Times

  • Tours depart from The Pullman on the Park Hotel (192 Wellington Pde, East Melbourne) 1 hour before sunrise. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your designated meeting and departure time

Additional Information

  • Hot air ballooning is an audience participation activity and you will be encouraged to assist with the set up and pack away of the balloon itself. It is an active morning in the outdoors, so do wear clothes that can get stained or dirty
  • Please note - The balloon burners sometimes drip water mixed with Carbon. Global Ballooning will not be responsible for clothing that is stained or damaged as a result of our adventure activity
  • Weather - If you do not fly due to inclement weather, please phone when you are ready to rebook, or if you would prefer a refund. (Please note, refunds do not apply to discounted bookings). Your booking is valid for 12 months from your first cancelled flight date. For bookings after this period extension fees will apply
  • No refunds if cancellation within 7 days of flight
  • Flight and Ground Insurance is included

Company Information

  • We are the largest ballooning company in Victoria, running flights over Melbourne and Yarra Valley with a fleet of 17 balloons and having safely flown over 110,000 passengers. Our pilots are the best in the industry, firmly passionate about ballooning and have a combined total of over 14,000 hours flying balloons
  • We are the only company in Victoria to employ multiple staff members with Civil Aviation and Safety Authority Maintenance Authority working under a Certificate of Approval. This Certificate is the highest possible in Australia to allow Global Ballooning Australia to maintain its fleet to the highest possible manufacture and legislative standards
  • We have an impeccable safety record which is due to our commitment to operate Australia's best maintained fleet of balloons
  • We are proud to be the first and only Victorian hot air ballooning operator to publicly commit to offsetting our greenhouse gas emissions by partnering with
  • Greenfleet, Australia’s first biodiverse carbon offset provider. We are taking on a leadership role in an area where we can make a difference and set an example to our industry.
  • In 2013-14, we offset 133.34 tonnes of CO2-e with Greenfleet. This costs approximately $4.08 for every passenger that we fly
  • If you cancel your flight more than 7 days before the flight, no cancellation fee will be charged however you will be able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If you cancel your flight within 7 days before the flight, a cancellation fee of $50 will be charged, however you will be able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If you cancel your flight within 48 hours the flight, no refund will be offered and you will not be able to reschedule a new flight day

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of flight
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

What others had to say

1 reviews
Liuyuxuan | 4 years ago
Wonderful views

Wonderful views, good breakfast, nothing but excellentExperienceOZ is also easy to book the balloon

Meet the operator

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Name: Kate Esposto
Company: Global Ballooning

"Come join us and experience the thrill of ascending above a changing landscape over Melbourne or the Yarra Valley at sunrise, suspended in a basket, floating under a spectacular hot air balloon."

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