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Gold Coast: Australian Sunrise 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight

1. Gold Coast: Australian Sunrise 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight

Experience the thrill and excitement of a hot air balloon flight on an early morning tour, floating above the coastal scenery of Australia’s Gold Coast. Float like a cloud, as you watch the sunrise climbing over the horizon. See reflections off the myriad canals and waterways, and view the surrounding forested mountains of the hinterland. During your flight you will feel no wind, because you have become the wind! This is the unique sensation of hot air ballooning. You will be transported on an aerial nature tour, via the world's oldest and most romantic form of flight. The pilot will navigate you above the coast, before gliding back to ground. Then, you will be presented with your personal flight certificate as a memento of your hot air balloon flight.

Port Douglas: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

2. Port Douglas: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

Meet your experienced ballooning team at Atherton Tablelands at 6.00 AM, just in time to witness the inflation of the hot air balloons. Experience the fun and unique sensation of a hot air balloon ride over the Atherton Tablelands, Australia. Enjoy the picturesque landscape at sunrise with 60-minutes of flying time. At 6.30 AM the patchwork panorama below brings new sights every day, watch out for the variety of Australian birdlife and take in the peace and serenity that is hot air ballooning.

Gold Coast: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Breakfast and Bubbly

3. Gold Coast: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Breakfast and Bubbly

Enjoy a panoramic morning ride with an expert crew, before toasting a glass of bubbly at breakfast and touring a vineyard. Start your morning with pickup in an air-conditioned bus from select Gold Coast hotels and head out to the launch site. Watch the impressive balloon inflate and snap some photos before taking flight. Take in panoramic views of the Gold Coast skyline, hinterland, and surrounding mountain ranges. Once you gently touch back down, have a laugh with pack-up games before a short drive to the vineyard for a champagne breakfast on the veranda of the grand homestead. Toast a glass of bubbly and enjoy a delicious feast. Take some time afterwards to explore the vineyard and taste some other wines. Conclude the tour with hotel drop-off, or opt to be dropped off at the theme park.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 17 reviews

From booking the experience to the actual day was great, communication was spot on and I was kept informed. The morning was fabulous- Chuck the driver was so good and funny! And Stu our ‘pilot’ was great, informative, welcoming … the whole experience was amazing and I would highly recommend

It was a 30th Anniversary surprise for my husband. He wasn’t keen to start with but didn’t take him long to love it. It was very peaceful, great commentary and will definitely recommend it to family and friends should they travel to Cairns/Port Douglas. Thank you

Fabulous experience. I'm afraid of heights bit loved every moment of the trip. The crew were very experienced but also very entertaining. Thoroughly recommended!

Great experience overlooking the Hinterland. Cant wait to do it again over the Goldcoast

All the staff assisted in this superb experience, thanks!!!