Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley Balloon Flight with / without breakfast

Prices   Per person - For all public - 1 to 10 passengers

Adult : $405 ($440 with breakfast)
Child : $325 ($345 with breakfast) (6 to 12 years old)

This package is available all days of the week.

  • Yarra Valley Balloon Flight with / without breakfast
  • Yarra Valley Balloon Flight with / without breakfast
  • Yarra Valley Balloon Flight with / without breakfast

This stunning wine region is only a leisurely 50mins drive from Melbourne's CBD.

The Yarra Valley Balloon Flight with / without breakfast package includes

  • Approximate 1 hour balloon flight over the Yarra Valley - one of the world’s most picturesque flying regions
  • (Optional) Sparkling breakfast after the flight
  • Free parking at Balgownie Estate
  • Complete flight and ground insurance
  • Launch and landing government fees
  • 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

Schedule for the day

The entire experience lasts 4-5 hours in total so usually completed between 10-11am.

  • Night before your flight (after 6pm) : Check the flight information (weather update and meeting time) by downloading our app or by clicking on this link: Yarra Valley Flight Update Page.
  • 1.5 hours before sunrise (time confirmed night before) : Meet pilots and crew at designated time and venue; Global Ballooning Australia will drive all passengers to launch site
  • Launch : Passengers can assist with the set up/ inflation of the balloon
  • Sunrise : Fly for approximately 1 hour
  • Land : Passengers can assist to pack up the balloon which is quite fun
  • Breakfast : Global Ballooning Australia drive all passengers back to meeting point which is where breakfast is held (breakfast is optional).

Accessibility

This package is NOT wheelchair accessible.
The Easy Access Basket is used for our Melbourne flights.

Breakfast

  • Buffet breakfast is available after the balloon flight, and is held at Balgownie Estate, 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, the breakfast will not take place.

Where to meet

We meet 1.5 hours before sunrise (confirm with Pilot evening before) at:

Balgownie Estate: 1309 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen

Parking

Free parking is available at Balgownie Estate.

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?

All passengers need to check if their flight is going ahead the night before any time after 6pm. Check the Yarra Valley 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.

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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