Queensland is the most popular location offering hot air balloon rides in Australia with HOT AIR taking off daily from Cairns and the Gold Coast. Visitors from all over Australia and from over 27 countries come hot air ballooning with us on the Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Cairns, Palm Cove, Brisbane and Port Douglas.
Choose to go on Hot Air Ballooning with Hot Air & you’ll fly as part of the biggest fleet of hot air balloons in Australia. Operating over 12 years, Hot Air is Australia’s largest operator of balloon rides, with an impeccable safety record. We fly innovative state-of-the-art hot air balloons combined with world’s best practice in balloon operations, safety systems and equipment.
As Australia’s premier hot air balloon operator, HOT AIR has an experienced & expert team made up of our Chief Pilot, our Senior Pilots, Flight Support Crew, Coach Drivers, Marketing, Management, Reservations and Accounts teams.
All packages includes General Admission into Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Times will be confirmed at the time of booking and are subject to change. Itinerary below should be used as a guide only.
03.50am – 04.30am
Air conditioned coach transfers from The Spit to Broadbeach or join us at one of our convenient Meeting Points. Your confirmed Pickup/Meeting time will be issued as soon as you Reserve your booking.
05.45 – 06.15 am
Arrive at the launch site, to see the amazing hot air balloon inflation display. Hop on-board to experience the fun & unique sensation of your hot air balloon ride, floating gently above the spectacular Gold Coast Hinterland, in Queensland, Australia.
07.00 – 07.30 am
Our team of pilots, expert, knowledgeable and great guys are guiding your balloon & have some amazing facts to share with you about your hot air balloon ride this morning.
08.00 – 09.15 am
Come down to earth and it’s a short drive to O’Reilly’s Grand Homestead & Boutique Vineyard. A full freshly cooked breakfast, pastries, fresh juices, eggs & bacon, cereals & fruit is all yours as you relax in the serenity of the vineyard on the veranda of this picturesque grand Queenslander.
Return by air conditioned coach transfers to head to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary to enjoy the wildlife portion of your package (drop off to Currumbin included). You can visit Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on a separate day to ballooning (transfer not included so you will need your own transport, or organise a transfer directly with us)
- Spectacular Hot Air Balloon ride
- Return Air Conditioned Coach Transfers
- Full Hot Breakfast and Champagne
- O’Reilly’s Grand Homestead and Vineyard visit
- Commemorative Certificate
- Free Wifi on coach transfers from all Gold Coast accommodation