Mansfield

Mansfield SUNRISE Balloon Flight

Prices   Per person - For all public - 1 to 8 passengers

Adult : $395
Child : $395 (6 to 12 years old)

This package is available all days of the week.

  • Mansfield SUNRISE Balloon Flight
  • Mansfield SUNRISE Balloon Flight
  • Mansfield SUNRISE Balloon Flight
  • Mansfield SUNRISE Balloon Flight

A natural pastural basin surrounded by foothills and the spectacular Alpine Ranges, located 2.5hrs from Melbourne's CBD. Perfect to book over winter!

The Mansfield SUNRISE Balloon Flight package includes

  • Approximate 1 hour sunrise balloon flight over Mansfield - one of the world’s most picturesque flying regions. (standard sunrise & afternoon flights available) 
  • Free onsite parking at Alzburg Resort
  • Complete flight and ground insurance
  • A carbon neutral flight 
  • Complimentary in-flight photos (Please note that we cannot provide photos if the weather is not suitable for putting up the camera. We recommend to always bring your phone/camera) 
  • A flight certificate to prove it happened

 

Please include the below details when you book -

Do you have backup dates available? 

Is the option of an afternoon flight a possibility IF the weather is not suitable for a sunrise flight or if we don't reach minimum numbers?

 

Flights are based on minimum numbers to fly and safe weather conditions. 

Schedule for the day

The entire experience lasts 3-3.5 hours in total so usually completed between 9-10am.

  • Night before your flight (after 6pm) : You'll receive a text from the Pilot advising the updated weather information and exact meeting time.
  • 1.5 hours before sunrise (time confirmed night before) : Meet pilots and crew at at designated time and venue; Global Ballooning Australia will drive all passengers to the launch site.
  • Launch : Passengers assist with the set up / inflation of the balloon
  • Sunrise : Flight for approximately 1 hour
  • Land : The pilot will land the balloon; passengers can assist to pack up the balloon
  • Drop off: All passengers are driven back to meeting point 

Breakfast

Breakfast is not included in this package. 

Where to meet

Sunrise flight: We meet 1.5 hours before sunrise (confirmed by the pilot evening before) at: Alzburg Resort - 39 Malcolm st, Mansfield 3722. 

Afternoon flight: We meet at approximately 3pm (confirmed by the pilot evening before) at: Delatite Winery390 Pollards Rd, Mansfield VIC 3722

 

If the flight is cancelled...

If the flight is cancelled due to bad weather, contact the office on +61 3 9428 5703 within 12 months of your first cancelled balloon flight to rebook for another day. Alternatively, you may be able to receive a refund depending on the Terms and Conditions on your booking.

Is this package refundable?

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions regarding a refund.

How do I find out my flight information?

You will receive a text message from our pilot the night before your flight after 6pm, confirming whether we can fly you based on the weather conditions and if we can, confirming the exact meeting time. We meet about 1.5hrs prior to sunrise.

Notes

Sunrise flight: Meeting time is approx. 1.5 hours before sunrise.

Afternoon flight (Mansfield only, between May - September): Meeting time is approx. 3pm.

 

Approximate sunrise times will vary throughout the different seasons - the below information will give you an indication of meeting times but should be used as a guide only.

For transfers from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley, expect an earlier start by subtracting an hour to the times shown below.

  • January : 4.00am – 4.30am
  • February : 4.30am – 5.00am
  • March : 5.00am – 5.30am
  • April : 5.30am – 6.00am
  • May : 5.30am – 6.00am
  • June : 6.00am – 6.30am
  • July : 6.00am – 6.30am
  • August : 5.30am – 6.00am
  • September : 5.00am – 5.30am
  • October : 5.00am – 5.30am
  • November : 4.30am – 5.00am
  • December : 4.30am – 5.00am

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