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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour provided by Global Ballooning Australia

Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour

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Departure Point
Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Yarra Valley, Yarra Valley, Victoria
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Buffet breakfast with sparkling wine at Balgownie Estate
  • Lunch & a glass of wine - (held at Balgownie Estate - same as breakfast, unless the wine tour provider changes their lunch)
  • Wine tastings at 4 wineries
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup (from selected major CBD hotels only)
  • Drop-off at specified central Melbourne locations
  • Approximate one-hour sunrise hot air balloon flight
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel drop-off (you will be dropped off at one of 5 drop off central Melbourne city points)
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Minimum age is 18 years for consumption of alcohol
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Parents or guardians of children under the age of 12 must sign a wavier of responsibility for the safety of the child whilst on bus
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions.You can re-book your balloon flight/breakfast for an alternative date or a full refund for the flight/ breakfast can be given. No refunds given for wine tour portion. If your balloon flight is cancelled due to inclement weather, your winery tour will PROCEED as scheduled. On the morning of the wine tour you MUST ring the Australian Winery Tour Co. (AWTC) office on 1800 996 414 from 8am to confirm which pick up point you will be using. You will have to make your own way to 1 of the 5 x AWTC pick up points in Melbourne (as below), or to the Yarra Valley meeting point at Punt Road Wines: 10 St Hubert’s Road, Coldstream. Passengers are required to make own arrangements to meet the service at Punt Road Wines in the event of balloon flight cancellation. AWTC are unable to provide door to door hotel pickup or drop off within the Yarra Valley or Melbourne CBD. You will be picked up & dropped off at a central location within Melbourne CBD before/after the winery tour ends.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • COVID-19 INFECTION CONTROL MEASURES ● Cleaning and disinfection in accordance with guidance from Safe Work Australia and public health authority. ● Clinical grade hand sanitiser is provided in the workplace and throughout the entire ballooning experience (out of reach of children). ● Frequently touched surfaces belonging to GBA including handrails, doors, vehicles, equipment, phones and keyboards are regularly cleaned. ● All guests of GBA including staff scheduled to fly must check in the evening prior to flight. ● If you observe anything that does not meet this standard, please advise management immediately or as soon as possible.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Harry M wrote a review Apr 2020
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It was my birthday, and a bucket list adventure. Beginning with a fantastic dinner at Ray's Restaurant and overnight luxury stay at Balgownie Resort. The flight took around 1 hour, and silently drifted over Hurstbridge, Panton Hill and Lake Winnakie/Sugarloaf Dam before gently
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Guest Relations Manager at Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour
Responded 9 Apr 2020
It sounds like a prefect day, It's such a lovely way to celebrate.Thank you for choosing Globalballooning Aus.
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chelli1969 wrote a review Feb 2020
Narre Warren, Australia21 contributions1 helpful vote
What can I say but WOW!! From start to finish they were so professional and communication was A1. The balloon ride over the Yarra Valley was over & above our expectations. Such a magical experience. Then onto the winery tour with Shane as our guide was fantastic. He knew so much
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour
Responded 10 Feb 2020
Thanks for your wonderful feedback about both tours to experience the best of the Yarra Valley region. Both tours are great individually, but combine forces & it's unbeatable! We are so glad that you had such a fantastic time, hopefully you will come again!
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gflick21 wrote a review Jan 2020
Palmerston North, New Zealand7 contributions1 helpful vote
Great great fantastic day, from 4am when Bambi the story telling fun bus driver & his organisational cohort picked us up from our meeting point to the cool calm collected Ballon pilot taking us on a magical flight over the Yarra Valley and the fantastic champagne breakfast to
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Sounds unbelievably awesome, the perfect pair of tours to complement the region of Yarra Valley. Our dedicated staff make the experience that little bit more personalised from start to finish. Thanks for flying with us and making the most of your visit to the Yarra Valley. I hope you were able to buy some wine as a souvenier as well!
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Giuliab1977 wrote a review Dec 2019
Werribee, Australia78 contributions18 helpful votes
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This morning my husband and I had the pleasure of going ballooning in Yarra Valley. Thank you for making my birthday so special. So professional and informative Global Ballooning made this young lady one very happy woman. I couldn’t thank you enough. Breakfast was a lovely extra
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour
Responded 23 Dec 2019
Happy birthday to you, I bet this will be a celebration you will remember for a very long time! The breakfast is always a nice treat to have after the flight, and you do get quite hungry as well so always with including it. Please do join us again, it's so nice to have repeat customers and great for you to experience a new flight or tour package. You only live once!
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Kevin M wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We can’t say enough about how wonderful our hot air balloon flight was in Yarra Valley! Eddie (our pilot), Stoney and Daniel ( our crew) were awesome! The flight was beyond the clouds!! Go with these great guys and get a flight of a lifetime!! Kevin, Lynne and Mason Myers
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour
Responded 2 Dec 2019
A flight of a lifetime is exactly what you receive when you fly with Global. One of a kind, professional, passionate and passenger-focused. Please come and fly with us over Melbourne next time! Thanks for your 5 star review.
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rhuther
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Great experience that we will remember forever
One great bonus was the photos taken from suspended camera provided at no extra charge - a VERY professional team.
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BoardingPass478268
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A very worthwhile experience
A week before our visit, I had not considered hot air ballooning before. I am so glad my partner bought us tickets,
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472kayk
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Loved the whole experience
Excellent - well worth every minute of it. Right from he start to the end, the staff were friendly and at all times
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danielbR360YN
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Wonderful flight just before lockdown
Highly recommended. Beautiful peaceful views over Melbourne. Felt safe at all times. Staff were great.Had an excell
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692vaughanh
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Skimming over the trees.
Our flight was cancelled, suspect as not enough passengers for the day, but we managed to get a flight a day earlie
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PeterD866
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Would I do this again? ABSOLUTELY
We had the perfect day to experience Hot Air Ballooning and the perfect company with which to experience it. This
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MichelleVanders
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Rising above the clouds
Greeted by a professional team of balloonists, we were driven to our launch site. After filling the balloons, a sm
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leisa600
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Hot air balloon flight over Melbourne
With a few days up our sleeve as a result of the Grand Prix being cancelled we took our first balloon flight which
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Belinda490
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Stunning Amazing Spectacular
We had the most amazing flight this morning for our 21st Anniversary. I have been longing to do this for soooo long
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PaulBartleyW
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Ohh Myy Goooodnessss
Wow Wow Wow... Amazing sunrise Hot Air Balloon flight, over Melbourne today (17thMarch20). From the start (0545 m
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Richardsonfamily4
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Wow, what a Birthday gift!
We couldn't have hoped for a better Autumn day for our balloon ride - the sky was clear, the sun was out and floati
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mariapV1600GZ
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Bucket list - TICK!
Big thanks to pilot Eddie, and his wonderful crew Nick and Theo for making this an amazing experience. Their obviou
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allowaybill
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Amazing sunrise adventure
We had an amazing trip and enjoyed the full experience. From Rain and Theo’s pick up to Eddies piloting through th
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LeeYvonne
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A Birds Eye View
I took a friend on the best Christmas Eve adventure...high over the Yarra Valley in the serenity of a perfect sunri
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Simon W
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Great experience and experts in what they do
Fantastic experience, clearly they are well trained and know what they are doing and something everyone should do a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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