Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley - Private Midweek Balloon Flight for 2 people ($1097.50pp)

Prices   For all public - 2 passengers

$2,195 for 2 passengers ($2,265 with breakfast)

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

  • Yarra Valley - Private Midweek Balloon Flight for 2 people ($1097.50pp)

*PLEASE NOTE - THIS PACKAGE IS ON REQUEST ONLY - PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING TO CHECK AVAILABILITY - 03 9428 5703*

Yarra Valley is a natural amphitheatre, which makes it the perfect location for a ballooning tour: great views, native fauna and flora, excellent food and wine and stable weather. Let the breeze usher you along the corridors of grapevines and over the Yarra River as you lose yourself in the breathtaking views of mountains that surround the valley. This region has excellent locally grown food/wine and makes for a brilliant full day in the countryside!

The Yarra Valley - Private Midweek Balloon Flight for 2 people ($1097.50pp) package includes

  • Approximate 1 hour balloon flight over the Yarra Valley for 2 people - one of the world’s most picturesque flying regions
  • 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 an optional add-on).

Breakfast

Breakfast is not included in this package. You are welcome to add it for an additional cost of $35 per person. 

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.

Champagne breakfast can be added to the package for an extra $70.

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

Terms and conditions

If your flight is cancelled due to bad weather, you can re-book within 12mths at no charge (pending Global Ballooning Australia’s availability). This flight is non-refundable. Not valid for use on public holidays. 

These Terms and Conditions are specific to the package "Yarra Valley - Private Midweek Balloon Flight for 2 people ($1097.50pp)"
You can consult the main Terms and Conditions here.

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