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Cairns Hot Air Balloon Flights

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We offer a number of different Cairns hot air ballooning trips, many of which can be bundled with other experiences for a day that’s full of adventure. The bundled trips include a 30-minute express hot air balloon ride, which can be paired with other exciting excursions, such as horse riding, quad biking or white-water rafting. Each of the trips depart daily at dawn, so you can make it back in time for other activities you have planned, including trips to the Great Barrier Reef, Green Island or Fitzroy Island.

On the other hand, if you’d prefer a longer hot air balloon ride Cairns, you can opt for the full 60-minute flight. On either voyage, you’ll soar high above the picturesque Atherton Tablelands region, which is known for its lush greenery, waterfalls and wildlife. You’ll cruise along on hot air balloons are more than 120 feet tall, making them the world’s largest commercial balloons.

Regardless of which trip you choose, you will experience breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable views. Hot air ballooning is often a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and the memories you make on your trip will stay with you forever.

As opposed to other destinations in Australia, hot air ballooning Cairns is a much different experience. The region sees more than 300 sunny days per year, and the climate in the area is excellent for ballooning, as the Kuranda range protects the Mareeba Valley from the coastal winds. As a result, there are fewer cancelled hot air balloon flights in Cairns than in any other location across the globe.

If you choose to bundle your trip, here are a few of the options you can choose from.

Hot Air Balloon Flight and White-Water Rafting Combo
Spend the sunrise admiring the gorgeous Tablelands views from a hot air balloon before taking part in the high-adrenaline adventure of white-water rafting. On this tour, you will enjoy an afternoon of rafting on the Barron River. This trip is excellent for first-time rafters, as the grade two and three rapids are not overly difficult to maneuver.

Hot Air Balloon Flight and Horse Riding Combo
If you’re an animal lover, you might enjoy spending a relaxing afternoon on horseback. This tour includes a two-hour horse ride through the Australian bush and rainforest. Whether you’re a beginner or have ridden horses before, you’ll find a trail and a horse suited to your experience.

Hot Air Balloon Flight and Quad Biking Combo
After your hot air balloon ride, you can opt to explore the rainforest and the bush on four wheels by taking an ATV tour. Your expert guide will lead you through different environments, where you’ll have a blast checking out the natural beauty of Far North Queensland.

Hot Air Ballooning and Kuranda Skyrail Combo
Explore Kuranda, a small village in the middle of the rainforest just outside of Cairns. You can check out the boardwalks, lookout points and historical displays as you walk around the lush forest. When you’re done, hop on the Kuranda Skyrail, a 7.5-kilometre cableway journey back to Cairns.

Hot Air Balloon Flight and Green Island Combo
Take a day trip to Green Island, part of the Great Barrier Reef and known for its white-sand beaches and stunning coral reefs. On this excursion, you’ll be able to snorkel or take a trip on a glass-bottom boat to get a better look at the marine life surrounding the island. You’ll also enjoy a freshly prepared buffet lunch.

Hot Air Balloon Flight and Fitzroy Island Combo
Catch the ferry to Fitzroy Island, a designated national park with walking trails to suit any fitness preference. You can choose to snorkel directly from the beach, hop on a glass-bottom boat or hire a kayak for the day. Lunch is also included on this day trip.

You can rest assured that you will be in good hands on your hot air balloon ride. You can expect to have a professional and highly experienced pilot guiding your balloon, as well as a friendly crew who can help answer your questions and provide a comfortable experience.

Especially when you purchase your flight as part of a package, you can expect your hot air balloon ride cost to be reasonable. When you book with Everything Australia, you know that you are getting excellent value for your money.

If you’re visiting the Cairns region, hot air ballooning is an experience that you simply can’t skip. With the tropical climate and rainforest below you, ballooning in the area has a much different feel than in other parts of Australia.

Our hot air balloon tour operator, Raging Thunder, is an Australian-owned company and runs a number of tours across Cairns and Far North Queensland. Their professional staff are highly trained and will ensure that you have an unforgettable time on your hot air balloon flight across Cairns.


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