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Hot Air Balloon Cairns - Tours

#27 of 151 Tours in Cairns
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Address: 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4039 9900
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03:30 - 05:30
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 03:30 - 05:30
08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Experience the hot air ballooning capital of Australia, when you fly here...

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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USD 189.80*
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Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Cairns
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Fantastic ride, professional and friendly crew on the day. Slightly marred at end.

Enjoyed the ride and the crew were friendly and helpful. While the experience of seeing the balloon being blown up and helping to roll it up and put away at the end was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
SunnyUnit
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Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the ride and the crew were friendly and helpful. While the experience of seeing the balloon being blown up and helping to roll it up and put away at the end was interesting, on this particular day the heat and flies at landing site killed the peaceful vibe. Coach transfer was very comfortable, the views were great and seeing... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this with the family and had to get up 3 am. drive from cairns to mareeba. That is very early but I guess it has to be like that. Friendly staff and the ride was nice well worth the money. I recommend to do this once in your live at least.

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Thank Ed E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was absolutely amazing and the staff Dave and our Pilot Dan was fantastic. It was a 4am pick up and up in the air by dusk to watch the sun rise, just breath taking didn't want to land. When we did land the staff on the ground were so professional and helpful and safety was their first priority. They... More 

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Thank Jenna L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were taken from our hotel at 4 am as the balloon launch site is a hour and fifteen minutes away at marimba but when u reach there and take the early morning sunrise balloon ride all the early morning tiredness washes away and though we were a but skeptical it was a very safe ride with our south african... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much for an amazing flight! The crew were fantastic and really kind and supportive! Keep up the excellent work guys!

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Thank Sandra-Saliba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I went on a 1 hour balloon ride on 1/10/16. It was all too easy with Hotair arranging our pick up and drop off to our resort so it meant we could get an extra hours sleep on the drive each way to and from the launch/landing site. The balloon ride itself was lovely with views over... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I went ballooning with you earlier this week on my visit to Cairns. I wanted to go ballooning for a good few years now, so when I saw a combination tour of Ballooning and Green Island I knew I had to do it! I am not a morning person at all so the 4:15am pickup was a bit of a... More 

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Palm Cove, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Two days of cancelled flights due to the wind, an unusual occurrence. 4:15am pickups from Palm Cove by very amiable staff for a bus ride to Mareeba. The 3rd day was successful! I am not good at heights but as this flight was a present from my daughters I had to go through with it. Well! It was a gentle... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

For just a little more effort by the company this could have been an amazing experience. We were picked up at 4.30 am from our hotel and didn't get back till 9.30 but were not even offered a coffee! If you book a hot air ballooning trip in the UK you get breakfast, champagne, a personalised certificate, free photographs.. and... More 

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Stainless202, Owner at Hot Air Balloon Cairns - Tours, responded to this review

Sorry Wanderer that we didn't live up to your expectations as we would have wished to, however we can assure you there was no lie involved in how we manage our flight times and guests are never downgraded in flight time for any other reason that weather and flight conditions. The weather of course is always hard to predict, but... More 

Dakar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I am terrified of heights but hot air ballooning has always been on my bucket list and I am so glad that I did it. The morning started early and we drove an hour outside of time to have one of the most magical experiences ever. I'm hooked and would do this again. The customer service was great and I... More 

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