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Geelong: Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Geelong: Balloon Flight at Sunrise

From US$ 277.46 per person

Take in magnificent views of Geelong, Port Phillip bay and the Bellarine Peninsula whilst participating in the peaceful adventure of a hot air balloon flight. An experience you will never forget.

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Duration 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take part in the peaceful adventure of a balloon flight at dawn
  • Experience views you will never forget
  • Join loved ones or treat yourself to a classic activity on peoples' bucket list
Full description

Meet at a Rydges hotel in Geelong where you can park easily. From here, you will climb into one of the minibusses or 4x4 Troop Carriers. Hot air balloons float in the wind, so you will therefore begin by heading upwind to one of the various launch sites, where you can prepare the balloon for your flight. Preparations take around half an hour, throughout which passengers are welcome to help out if they are able and wish to. Following a safety briefing by your pilot after the balloon has been fully prepared, it will be time to take to the skies. It never stops amazing passengers how gentle ballooning is as an experience. When you go ballooning, you are not participating in an adrenaline sport, but are rather participating in what your guides like to refer to as "the gentle adventure of floating in the wind". Ballooning is an experience of enjoying the warm rays of the early morning sun, it is about enjoying the views, about sharing the moment with loved ones and friends, and can also simply be a gift people give to themselves. A hot air balloon flight is always an unforgettable experience, and each flight is different.

Admire majestic views of Geelong and its surrounding area, the bay, the Barrabool Hills to the West, and the Barwon River. After packing the balloon away following your activity, you will be driven back to your original meeting place, where you will have the option of enjoying a delicious breakfast with the rest of the passengers and crew if you so wish.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup
  • Drive to the launch site
  • Approximately one hour's flight
  • Return transport to the meeting place
  • Champagne breakfast after your flight
  • Highly experienced pilots
  • A safe, fun and friendly atmosphere in a professionally run activity
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 6 years
    • People with mobility impairments

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    Meeting point

    Meet opposite Novotel Hotel on the Waterfront. The activity provider will contact all passengers the day before the flight to confirm the exact time as it varies throughout the year. As a rule of thumb, tours meet 1.5 hours before sunrise.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Warm clothing

    Not allowed

    • Open-toed shoes

    Know before you go

    •  This tour is not recommended for people with certain physical disabilities or heavily pregnant women
    •  You must be able to climb in and out of the basket with little help to participate in this tour
    • The balloon flight is approximately 1 hour in duration
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    October 9, 2022

    Product ID: 263107