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Hot Air Balloon Cairns

1 Spence St., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4039 9900
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Experience the hot air ballooning capital of Australia, when you fly here in Cairns as it just like a balloon festival every day. Come flying & enjoy the wonder, romance & silence of the Australian bush as you see kangaroos & Australian wildlife from a very different perspective. So many colourful balloons, the Koala, Roo, World Globe, Honeymoon, Aussie balloons and more. Connect before the Great Barrier Reef to Quicksilver, Great Adventures Big Cat Green Island and more same day. Combine with Skyrail and Kuranda Tours, No bookings fees or credit card fees when you book with us direct and maximum flexibility in dates and refunds too
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“launch site” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 03:30 - 05:30, 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1 Spence St., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4039 9900

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Second time we've enjoyed a wonderful hot air balloon experience with these guys. Professional (Neil our pilot was ultra professional & friendly - thanks), good service, great ride. We drive up and met them at the Heritage museum at 525am - and took the bus...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pickup was 4.25 from our resort in Port Douglas and we were very dissappointed because it was pouring rain. But once we arrived the ballooning site high on the mountains it was starry clear sky! The sunrise flying with balloon was magical and we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the 1 hour balloon trip and had a great experience. Jack picked us up at our hotel in Port Douglas and was very nice. The captain of the balloon was very personable and we felt safe at all times. We saw kangaroos in...More

Thank jenniferg72
Reviewed 25 April 2017

First of all you have to get up at 3 o clock in the morning. Then you can make a nap during your 90 minutes busride. At the field you get a short introduction about baloon riding. Our baloon was not so packed, so enough...More

Thank George W
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My husband had booked a balloon ride for my 50th Birthday, and another couple also joined us for the experience. It was awesome, and the pilot was extremely professional and skillful. Now for the disappointing bits. As we were staying in Port Douglas we had...More

3  Thank kyliejoan
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were in a fix when it came to deciding on the location where we wanted to do the ballooning tour. It was between the yarra valley or the Atherton tablelands. After going through tons of reviews, we chose cairns and we weren't disappointed. A...More

Thank SheetalShah25
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had our worst experience with this hot air balloon company. The scenery and hot air experience is good. However, this company offers the worst service by lying and tricking their customers. After the balloon ended, they asked us to fold and pack the balloon...More

4  Thank Eli2232
Stainless202, Owner at Hot Air Balloon Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Hi Eli2232, As a professional hot air balloon operator of many years experience, carrying many thousands of happy customers accross 20 years of oepration and referenced by excellent reviews across Trip Advisor, feedback such as yours is unique, and certainly disappointing to see the misunderstandings...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Epic views Some fantastic knowledge on the local area. I would suggest travellers wear trousers and trainers/walking shoes as you might land in a field long grass!

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Such a sensational morning. Early rise and transfer out to Mareeba with the extremely obliging, knowledgeable and polite driver, Tony. We were delayed around half an hour before they confirmed the two balloons would fly. They were very organised, and thorough with safety checks and...More

1  Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Collected at 3.45am did not arrive at destination until 5.15. On the bus it's small and cramped quite uncomfortable. On arrival you board the balloon and then your down before you know it. Then your on the ground a half hour packing up there balloon...More

2  Thank Gary H
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