Melbourne

The Clarke Sisters' high tea at InterContinental - Melbourne

Prices   For adults - 2 to 2 passengers

Stay Fri-Sat nights and fly Sat-Sun : $730 per person (twin/ double share)

The above prices are based on the day of the flight, for instance stay on Saturday and fly on Sunday is a ‘Sunday’ rate.

This package is available on the weekend only. Please note that discounts and special offers don't apply to this package. Please note that this package cannot be refunded.

This package is wheelchair accessible upon request only. Based on availability.

  • The Clarke Sisters' high tea at InterContinental
  • The Clarke Sisters' high tea at InterContinental
  • The Clarke Sisters' high tea at InterContinental
  • The Clarke Sisters' high tea at InterContinental
  • The Clarke Sisters' high tea at InterContinental

Delicious delicacies and French bubbles in the sophisticated surrounds of InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto for the ultimate high tea Melbourne experience.

Step into the high society world of the Clarke Sisters. These ladies would often be found spending lavish afternoons swapping stories over fine china teacups on the neo-gothic balcony overlooking Collins Street in the late-1800's.

Experience the tea party in conjuction with accomodation at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, and a sunrise hot air balloon flight over Melbourne.

The The Clarke Sisters' high tea at InterContinental accommodation package includes

  • Overnight accommodation in a King Deluxe room
  • Gourmet breakfast for two at Alluvial Restaurant
  • A bottle of Chandon sparkling wine in room on arrival
  • Complimentary internet access 
  • The Clarke Sisters' high tea for 2 people
  • Sunrise Melbourne hot air balloon flight 

 

Settle in for an afternoon of sheer indulgence with our degustation-style High Tea experience. A progression of late lunch into afternoon tea, enjoy traditional sandwiches, a selection of buttermilk and fruit scones and a choice of main course served to your table on exquisite Noritake China. You will then be treated to the decadent Rialto Precinct Dessert Trolley, featuring heavenly cakes from the kitchens of renowned local venues such as Vue de Monde, Le Petit Gateau and Merchant.

Hosted in the sun-drenched Alluvial atrium, your intimate dining experience will be accompanied with a glass of delicate Perrier-Jouet Champagne or a deconstructed Champagne Cocktail.

Session times:

High tea is available to book on Saturdays and Sundays.

There are 5 x sessions per day and a limit of to 10 people each, making the experience an intimate one.

  • Intercontinental Melbourne The Rialto
  • Intercontinental Melbourne The Rialto

A lifetime's experience in luxury, housed in a much- loved Melbourne landmark.

Step inside InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto and let our ten-storey glass topped atrium take your breath away.

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Accessibility

This package is wheelchair accessible upon request only. Based on availability.

Breakfast

  • A buffet breakfast (including complimentary champagne) is held after the balloon flight at the Pullman on the Park hotel, if included at the time of booking. In some of our accommodation packages, you may have breakfast included at your accommodation instead of at the Pullman 
  • You may invite extra people to join you for the champagne breakfast at $35 per person
  • For catering purposes, please advise the booking office before your flight date
  • If the flight is cancelled, breakfast will not take place

Where to meet

We meet 2 hours before sunrise & our meeting point is:
Pullman On the Park hotel (meet in the foyer)
192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne

Parking

Metered parking is available on Wellington Parade or Clarendon Street, East Melbourne.

$10 discounted parking is also available for Global Ballooning Australia passengers underneath the Pullman on the Park hotel.

If the flight is cancelled...

If the balloon flight is cancelled due to bad weather, the accommodation and high tea booking will proceed as normal. You have 12 months to rebook the balloon flight in for another day.

Is this package refundable?

No. If the flight is cancelled due to bad weather, you will have 12 months to rebook the balloon flight for another date, however unable to receive a refund.

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How do I find out my flight information?

All passengers need to check if their flight is going ahead the night before any time after 6pm. Check the Melbourne flight update page online where you will read the weather report and find out the exact meeting time.
OR
Download our mobile app, enter your unique trip code as stated on your flight confirmation, and receive a notification to your phone with the update.

Booking

Additional nights may be booked at the various accommodation places on offer. However, Global Ballooning Australia recommends that you contact the accommodation place directly to make these arrangements.

Payment

50% payment is taken upon booking and the final 50% is due no later than 14 days prior to the flight.

Extras

Extra people, not flying, may join in the breakfast for a charge of $35.

Refunds and cancellations

Safety is our first consideration and we will not fly if conditions are unsuitable. If your balloon flight is cancelled due to inclement weather, your accommodation will proceed as normal on the scheduled date. In this case, you may re-book the ballooning portion.

Conditions

Accommodation rates are exclusive to packages only. No further discounts apply.

Prices are subject to change without notice.

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