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Soar over the Yarra Valley during the golden light of sunrise with an unforgettable hot air balloon flight. Float over the scenic landscape of gentle rolling hills and vineyards for approximately 1 hour as day breaks across this beloved winemaking region. Upgrade to enjoy a delicious sparkling wine breakfast at the nearby Rochford Wines (Saturday and Sunday) or Balgownie Estate (Monday to Friday) after touching down back on solid ground.

Highlights

  • Wake up early and watch the sunrise on this approximately one-hour hot air balloon flight in the Yarra Valley
  • Ballooning in the Yarra Valley offers breathtaking views of the lush landscapes and vineyards
  • Plenty of photo opportunities as you float above the vineyards on your Yarra Valley balloon flight

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

There's nothing quite like watching the hot air balloon fire up in the early morning chill. And it's so peaceful sailing over this scenic wine-growing region. I definitely recommend warming up afterwards with the gourmet a la carte breakfast and sparkling wine to toast your adventure!

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What You Can Expect

Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Enjoy a spectacular start to the day with a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the Yarra Valley, just an hour away from Melbourne. This favorite day trip destination is a gourmet paradise of lush rolling hills and vineyards and home to more than 35 wineries that produce renowned cold-climate varietals like chardonnay and pinot noir.

Make your way to the Yarra Valley’s Rochford Wines in the early morning, or enjoy pickup at your Melbourne CBD hotel (if sparkling wine breakfast upgrade is selected). Climb aboard a sturdy basket, which holds a maximum of 16 people. Experience the thrill as your hot air–powered balloon fires up in the crisp morning air and you begin to slowly rise over the countryside.

Float with the breeze over vineyards, country roads and orchards for an unbeatable view of the gorgeous landscape. On misty mornings, watch sunbeams play on layers of wispy clouds for an otherworldly experience. An expert guide will accompany you on the ride to ensure everyone’s safety and provide narration on the passing scenery.

After your 1-hour flight, upgrade to include a hearty sparkling wine breakfast at Rochford Wines’ elegant restaurant. Toast your flight with Domaine Chandon sparkling wine and choose from a gourmet a la carte menu featuring hot and cold breakfast favorites served with orange juice, tea and coffee.

Customer Reviews

kaszojad

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

great experience. prep was more spectacular than actual flight. loved it. Dariusz, our pilot was great.

CECILIA S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great morning to have balloon flight in Yarra Valley. Pilot Grega and Belinda is a very nice it's will be my lovely experience in Melbourne and will introduce the balloon flight to friends.

Parmod

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Best part of our trip. Winds were good and sunrise view was amazing.
Excellent facilities and breakfast in Wineyard :-

Liam S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Absolutely incredible! Bought the tickets as a surprise for my partner on her 21st and as first time balloon fliers we thoroughly enjoyed the experience! We optioned to go with the transfers for ease of travel and the champagne breakfast and we could not have asked for a nicer all round experience.
Note to future travelers particular baldies like myself bring a beanie, not for the cold but for the heat from the burner! And also a pair of sturdy shoes would help as well as packing and setting up the balloon can be tricky but is half the fun!. Otherwise enjoy an incredible experience with an all-round very professional company who my partner and I will definitely be using again in the future.

johann_preuss

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

Marina P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Thank you so much for this breathtaken experience. Very well organized trip. I already recommended to my friends and collegues this trip and the compzny and gonna try a tour in Melburn city or somewhere else.
I would like to share the pictures which I made with my camera.

Huu Thien T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

wei jia l

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great experience and the pilot did an excellent job. It was first time for my wife and she wasnt scared at all! The scene over Yarra Valley was just too beautiful!

Natarajan B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This balloon ride was great. Victor is a super captain and gave us a wonderful one hour ride on that. I wish the camera attached to the balloon is of better quality. The pics taken are not very clear.

Suraj M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Once in a Life Time Experience. One of the biggest Hot Air Balloons in the Southern Hemisphere. So it was. Crew was very warm and provide good service. Involve passengers in a few activities which make it fun and interesting.

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