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Canberra Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
Canberra Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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Canberra Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise
Discover the unsung beauty of Australia’s capital city as you float overhead in a hot air balloon. Take to the skies for an early-morning hot air balloon flight and admire the full effect of Walter Burley Griffin’s urban landscape as you watch the sunrise over the parks, lakes and government buildings of Canberra. After your 45min -1-hour flight, celebrate your safe landing with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and a personalized flight certificate.
What to Expect
Your flight experience begins early in the morning at the Hyatt Hotel, centrally located on Commonwealth Ave, a two minute walk from Parliament House.

You'll meet just before dawn as this is the best time to fly. From the Hyatt you are taken to the launch site. It takes around 20-25 minutes for the balloon to be inflated and standing upright ready for boarding. You are welcome to help with the setup of the balloon or simply stand back and take photos as your aircraft takes shape and comes to life.

Dawn lift-off! As the new day dawns, you will ascend into the sky in your colourful balloon. Your balloon will float gently along the breeze, whilst in your basket you will feel completely secure with very little sensation of movement. During your flight you may find yourself drifting just above the treetops then moments later effortlessly ascending to heights of 2000-feet or more.

Photography from the balloon is encouraged and you will be rewarded with stunning shots of Canberra, providing you with years of fond memories.

After approximately one hour you will be greeted by your ground crew as you touch back down to earth. The balloon is packed away with lots of laughs, then you hop back into one of the vehicles and return to the Canberra Hyatt. Enjoy a glass of Australian sparkling wine as you are presented with a commemorative flight certificate as part of our traditional ballooning celebration.
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile
Romantic life life long memory

Meeting at the Hyatt Hotel before dawn to travel as a group to the launch site. We couldn’t believe we were meters into the air without feeling the lift off at all. An amazingly quiet drift over Canberra with the old and new Parliament Houses...More

Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 25 June 2018
Frosty Start

The weather finally provided near perfect conditions for a morning (22 June 2018) hot air balloon flight. Of course, "near" and "weather" are always subjective, with the morning being so calm, we spent 70+ minutes travelling 1.1kms (as the crow flies). Beyond that, the experience...More

Thank JonesesofCanberra
Reviewed 20 June 2018
Wow, amazing experience

This was booked as a surprise trip for me. A little apprehensive at the start but was made to feel very comfortable. It became the most amazing experience. It is so quiet in the air and it seems that you stay still and the ground...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 30 March 2018
Great views & smooth ride

Great way to see Canberra especially on a beautiful clear autumn morning. Kim the pilot was fantastic.

1  Thank krbob03
Reviewed 19 February 2018
Great experience

We had a great experience with the excellent team at #balloonaloftcanberra. This was our first hot air balloon experience and we were very impressed with the professionalism of the team. The flight was very smooth and we enjoyed assisting with the setting up and packing...More

Thank Shay M
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