More visitors and locals choose to fly with Hot Air Balloon Cairns by far, than anywhere in Australia, so don’t miss out, come along and experience it for yourself. See the fleet of balloons float up up and away in the wide open blue skies where the temperate climate is perfectly suited to ballooning. Offering a wide choice of tours, full refunds, flexible free drop-offs to Kuranda and Palm Cove as well as connections to Reef tours, available seven days a week.
Original. Trusted. Professional and Australia’s favourite ride. This is the ultimate scenic experience in the tropics! Only these balloon rides take off every day and truly, one of Australia’s best kept secrets. Remember, book well in advance come flying with Australia’s most popular balloon ride, as do visitors from over 50 countries that enjoy flights daily.
Start your day by watching the sun rise over the rolling hills of the majestic Atherton Tablelands then experience your first balloon ride. Enjoy the 360 degree panorama, before coming gently back to earth. Afterwards, there’s pack up games, free wi-fi, then drive back through the rainforest. Door to door transfers are included or connect after ballooning to Kuranda or the Reef.
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