• Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Get an enchanting new perspective on Melbourne with a hot air balloon flight over the city at sunrise! Soar over modern skyscrapers, urban parks, famous sporting arenas and the Yarra River as early morning light bathes the skyline in a rosy glow. After your unforgettable 1-hour flight, toast the new day with an optional champagne breakfast.


  • Watch Melbourne wake up on this sunrise hot air balloon flight over Melbourne
  • One-hour scenic Melbourne balloon flight
  • Enjoy a champagne buffet breakfast (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup from your centrally located Melbourne hotel to meet all Melbourne balloon flights
  • Plenty of photo opportunities of your magical Melbourne balloon flight

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What You Can Expect

Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Balloon Flight over Melbourne

Melbourne is one of the few cities in the world that it’s possible to fly over in hot air balloon. Your unforgettable aerial experience begins with early morning pickup at your Melbourne hotel. After arriving at the launch site, receive a safety orientation, climb aboard the sturdy basket and prepare for liftoff! Feel the thrilling sensation of rising up into the air as a flame-powered engine releases heat into the balloon.

The exact flight path will vary depending on the day’s weather conditions and wind patterns. You may fly over Melbourne’s Central Business District for a bird’s-eye perspective of the skyscrapers that line the banks of the Yarra River and sporting attractions like the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Rod Laver Arena. Alternatively, enjoy sweeping views of Melbourne’s charming inner suburbs dotted with wide avenues and emerald parks, with a panoramic perspective of the city skyline.

After flying for approximately 1 hour, touch down and watch the massive balloon flatten and be packed away into an remarkably compact size. You’ll be transported to Pullman Melbourne on the Park near Fitzroy Gardens, where you’ll enjoy a savory breakfast with sparkling wine if you selected the upgrade option at booking.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

What a great way to start your day - we enjoyed every minute and had a great and informative pilot with Darius!

Mark T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

I recommend to everyone who is thinking of doing a Balloon flight just do it, It is sooo awesome, I thought I was going to be really scared, but I wasn,t. It was so calming and the views where a sight to be hold, I absolutely loved it 3


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

This was a super cool experience. We got lucky with the weather, and while it was slightly overcast, it was warm and the mistiness made for a more dramatic experience. I would just say be prepared to do some work! They expect the people on the tour to help unload and then pack up and reload the balloon and basket. Granted, it was kind of cool in the end to participate in that, but it was a bit of a surprise. The breakfast after was also very good.

Anna P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

It was only AMAZING!!! I would do it everytime again!!

Maxine C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Joy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

An amazing experience, flying over the city as it wakes up was truly inspirational. Although this is not a cheap tour it really is worth every penny, a once in a life time thing to do . The crew were hugely professional and made you feel safe and in very good hands.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excelente experiencia. Una hora de calma y excitación en simultáneo. Trabajo duro entre todos para armar y luego recoger el globo. Verdadero trabajo en equipo ! Fantástico Nick el chief pilot responsable.

Holly W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

I have a bucket list of things that deal with my fear of heights. Taking a hot air balloon ride was on that list. Thinking that an aerial view of Melbourne would compliment that, I rose to the challenge. I did not handle the knowledge of hearing the actual height of the balloon so I disregarded it and looked at the view. In retrospect, I understand that the fear of facing something was harder than doing it. I am glad that we did the flight and I would recommend it to everyone.

Rachel F United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This was my favorite part of our trip! The ride was gorgeous!!! The guide took pictures of our group so we got to take home some great photos! The weather was beautiful and the champaign breakfast was great! This is something you and #39;ll remember forever! Great way to view beautiful Melbourne!

David O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

I felt this was an excellent trip ....very well organized.... very professional ....our guide, Dave, was extremely helpful and couldn't have been more interested in providing us with a good experience .......I highly recommend this to anybody that wants to experience Melbourne

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