Convenient and classic - the Pullman foyer is where you'll meet our pilots for your Melbourne flight. Perfect for those who prefer a bit of extra sleep before the balloon flight and wanting a wide range of comforts in a convenient location, including an outdoor swimming pool, sundeck, fitness centre, spa, sauna and 24 hour dining options.
* Available from December 1st, 2021*
The following dates have an additional surcharge of $100 per night.
25, 26, 27 December (Christmas)
31 December (New Years Eve)
23,24 September (AFL Grand Final)
The following dates have a surcharge of $50 per night
17 – 30 January (Australian Open)
The Pullman Melbourne on the Park accommodation package includes
- Approx. 1hr sunrise balloon flight
- Overnight Accommodation in a Superior Room
- A bottle of sparking wine
- Complimentary undercover guest parking
- Complimentary Wi-Fi access
Visit Pullman Melbourne on the Park's website here
This package does not include breakfast, please contact our office if you would like to add a post-flight sparkling breakfast to your package for $35pp.
Located in inner-city East Melbourne, the iconic Pullman Melbourne on the Park is where you’d expect it to be – in the heart of the city’s vibrant sporting and entertainment precinct and a short walk to Melbourne CBD. This upscale hotel is an escape from the ordinary, where discerning travellers will discover a new level of warmth, service and sophistication. The hotel’s guest rooms and suites offer warm contemporary furnishings and unobstructed views over East Melbourne, Fitzroy Gardens or the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Leisure facilities include an outdoor heated pool and spa, sauna, fit lounge and 24 hour dining options.
More information about this accommodation
- A sparkling breakfast is held after the balloon flight at the Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne, if included at the time of booking.
- You may invite extra people to join you for the sparkling 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 1.5 hours before sunrise & our meeting point is:
Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne (meet in the foyer)
649 Bridge Rd, Richmond.
$10 discounted parking is available (enter from River St) for Global Ballooning Australia passengers underneath the Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne up until 11am which leaves plenty of time to complete your experience, otherwise you may also find parking available on Bridge Road.
If the flight is cancelled...
If the balloon flight is cancelled due to bad weather, the accommodation will proceed as normal. You will then have 12 months to rebook the flight 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.
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.
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.
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.
50% payment is taken upon booking and the final 50% is due no later than 14 days prior to the flight.
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.
Accommodation rates are exclusive to packages only. No further discounts apply.
Prices are subject to change without notice.