Melbourne City Balloon Flight

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Reasons they will it

  • 1 hour balloon flight over Melbourne
  • Amazing views of city and landmarks
  • Incredible photo opportunities
  • Experienced pilot & ground crew
  • Souvenir Pack
  • Champagne Breakfast (optional)

Share a hot air balloon flight in Melbourne with Gift It Now. Send them on a trip high above the city as dawn breaks on this unique, exciting and beautiful unique experience gift. There's no better way to see the Victoria capital than ballooning in Melbourne.

They'll climb inside the basket for an unforgettable hot air balloon flight over the city. Ballooning over Melbourne as the sun rises is the only way to get the most incredible, unforgettable view of the city. With experienced balloon pilots and a professional ground crew, it's exciting, safe and a whole lot of fun.

There's nothing more exhilarating than the “high” of a hot air balloon experience gift certificate over Australia's second-largest city – but it's not the only highlight of this Melbourne gift voucher from Gift It Now. They'll also enjoy a 5-star, full buffet champagne breakfast at the Hilton on the Park, a hot air balloon flight certificate and a souvenir pack to remember their balloon trip. Give the perfect adventure hot air ballooning in Melbourne today from Gift It Now.

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Important stuff


  • 1 hour Balloon Flight over Melbourne City
  • Flight certificate, postcard and e-coupon booklet
  • In-flight photography with the opportunity to purchase them after the flight
  • Flight/ground insurance and launch/landing government fees
  • Interactive experience in the inflation/deflation processes
  • One-way hotel pickup (drop off after the flight back to Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne - 649 Bridge Road, Richmond)


  • One of a kind ballooning over one of Australia’s major cities
  • Ballooning over Australia's second largest city
  • A la carte breakfast at Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne starting on Monday 30th November (optional)
  • Being in the hands of the most experienced pilots and ground crew in the business


  • Tours depart from Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne - 649 Bridge Road, Richmond (3kms from Melbourne CBD) 1 hour before sunrise
  • Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your designated meeting and departure time


  • A la carte Breakfast with hot plated offering (selection) with side options, as well as a glass of sparkling, coffee, tea and juice - This is available as an optional upgrade, please choose this option at the time of purchase if breakfast is required

What To Bring

  • Wear clothes as for hiking
  • Sturdy shoes (high heels are not recommended)
  • Warm socks
  • Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Change of socks
  • Don't forget your camera!

Additional Information

  • Hot air ballooning is an audience participation activity and you will be encouraged to assist with the set up and pack away of the balloon itself. It is an active morning in the outdoors, so do wear clothes that can get stained or dirty
  • Please note - The balloon burners sometimes drip water mixed with Carbon. Global Ballooning will not be responsible for clothing that is stained or damaged as a result of our adventure activity
  • Weather - If you do not fly due to inclement weather, please phone when you are ready to rebook, or if you would prefer a refund. (Please note, refunds do not apply to discounted bookings). Your booking is valid for 12 months from your first cancelled flight date. For bookings after this period extension fees will apply
  • No refunds if cancellation within 7 days of flight

Company Information

  • We are the largest ballooning company in Victoria, running flights over Melbourne and Yarra Valley since 1992 with a fleet of 30 balloons and having safely flown over 130,000 passengers. Our pilots are the best in the industry, firmly passionate about ballooning and have a combined total of over 16,000 hours flying balloons
  • We are the only company in Victoria to employ multiple staff members with Civil Aviation and Safety Authority Maintenance Authority working under a Certificate of Approval. This Certificate is the highest possible in Australia to allow Global Ballooning Australia to maintain its fleet to the highest possible manufacture and legislative standards
  • We have an impeccable safety record which is due to our commitment to operate Australia's best maintained fleet of balloons
  • We are proud to be the first and only Victorian hot air ballooning operator to publicly commit to offsetting our greenhouse gas emissions by partnering with
  • Greenfleet, Australia’s first biodiverse carbon offset provider. We are taking on a leadership role in an area where we can make a difference and set an example to our industry.
  • If you cancel your flight more than 7 days before the flight, no cancellation fee will be charged and you are able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If you cancel your flight within 7 days before the flight, a cancellation fee of $50 per person will be charged and you are be able to reschedule a new flight day
  • If you cancel your flight within 48 hours the flight, no refund will be offered and you will not be able to reschedule a new flight day

Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase.
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions listed to redeem their experience.
  • Upon redemption a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient.
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Why people loved this gift

1 reviews
Liuyuxuan 7 years ago

Wonderful views, good breakfast, nothing but excellentExperienceOZ is also easy to book the balloon

Meet the supplier

Hi, I'm Kate Esposto from
Global Ballooning

"Come join us and experience the thrill of ascending above a changing landscape over Melbourne or the Yarra Valley at sunrise, suspended in a basket, floating under a spectacular hot air balloon."

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