Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon Public Flight with Breakfast - For 2

Available for a limited time only!

A date you’ll never forget 
• Approx. 1hr sunrise public flight • This stunning wine region is only a leisurely 50mins drive from Melbourne's CBD • Sparkling breakfast to enjoy after your flight 

The Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon Public Flight with Breakfast - For 2 package includes

  • Approximate 1 hour balloon flight over the Yarra Valley - one of the world’s most picturesque flying regions
  • Sparkling buffet breakfast after the flight
  • Free parking at Balgownie Estate
  • Complete flight and ground insurance
  • A carbon neutral flight - Global Ballooning Australia is the only Victorian operator to offset our carbon emissions
  • 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

 

See all terms and conditions at the bottom of this page prior to booking.  

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.

Accessibility

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

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 your flight is cancelled due to bad weather, please call our office to re-book for an alternative date on 03 9428 5703.

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 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

We generally meet 1.5 hours before sunrise and this time will vary throughout the different seasons depending on the hour of the sunrise - 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

Terms and conditions

  • Valid for public flights only - flying with up to 22 other passengers on the morning
  • Non-refundable, valid to book 7 days a week.
  • The gift voucher is valid for 12mths from purchase.
  • Not valid in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or package.
  • This discount is not valid for children rates.
  • Offer available for a limited time only!

These Terms and Conditions are specific to the package "Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon Public Flight with Breakfast - For 2"
You can consult the main Terms and Conditions here.

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