Hot air ballooning in Sydney: Deals, Locations and When to Go

Experience the bliss and exhilaration of floating through the sky.

There’s something mysterious and romantic about hot air ballooning. You get up before dawn, take in the sunrise and watch as the balloon is readied. Then you get to float high above the trees watching the world pass below. The whole experience creates a sense of wonder.

Hot air ballooning deals in Sydney

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Up to 50% off experiences + extra 10% off with code

Valid on all dates, including over Christmas on activities like skydiving, quad biking, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, scuba diving, cruises, ghost tours and more. T&Cs apply.

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2-for-1 experiences and activities

Buy one get one free on a range of experiences across Australia. Offers change regularly, but often include sightseeing cruises, abseiling, dining, hot air ballooning, quadbiking, jet boating, scenic flights, helicopter rides, flying lessons, classic car hire, driving and rally car experiences and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off Father's Day activities

Valid on select dates depending on the activities and destinations. Sample activities are race car driving, skydiving, quad biking, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, scuba diving, cruises and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 70% off Father's Day activities and gifts

Valid on select dates depending on the activities. Sample activities are race car driving, skydiving, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, cruises, and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off Father's Day experiences and activities

Valid until 1 September 2019 for activities like hot air ballooning, skydiving, horse riding, surf lessons, scuba diving, theme parks and more. Destinations are Sydney, Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Melbourne. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 30% off flying experiences

Valid on select dates and experiences like hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flight, skydiving, flying lessons and more. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Hunter Valley, Great Ocean Road and more. T&Cs apply.

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Popular Tourist Attractions & Experiences coupon codes

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16 Aug 2019 Father's Day sale: $30 off site-wide with code DAD****
31 Jul 2019 Extra $7 off activities with code KLK****
9 Apr 2019 Up to 50% off experiences + extra 10% off with code FIN****
20 Aug 2019 15% off global theme parks CFK****
20 Aug 2019 Extra 15% off Japan activities CFK****

Our top picks: Hot air ballooning you can book now

Best for price (cheapest): Hot Air Balloon Sydney Weekday Flight

Best for price (cheapest): Hot Air Balloon Sydney Weekday Flight from Adrenaline

Highlights:

  • Float over beautiful Hawkesbury Valley with views of the Blue Mountains
  • Fly with Tourism Award winners
  • Choice of with breakfast or without helps you to control costs
  • Fly for just $259

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Best for value:Hot Air Ballooning Over The Hunter Valley

Best for value:Hot Air Ballooning Over The Hunter Valley from Adrenaline

Highlights:

  • Float over Australia’s oldest wine region
  • Dine on a Champagne buffet breakfast at Crowne Plaza Resort
  • Digital photos from flight included
  • Fly for $279 and get 45-60 minutes in the air

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Best for experience length: Hot Air Ballooning Over The Hunter Valley, With Breakfast

Best for experience length: Hot Air Ballooning Over The Hunter Valley, With Breakfast from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Soak in the early morning views of the Hunter Valley vineyards
  • Celebrate with a glass of sparkling wine
  • A la carte breakfast at a local winery
  • Extra long flight gives you one hour of ballooning

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Best for views: Hot Air Ballooning Over Sydney Macarthur Region

Best for views: Hot Air Ballooning Over Sydney Macarthur Region from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Experience views over the Blue Mountains and Macarthur region
  • Amazing photo opportunities
  • Finish with a gourmet a la carte breakfast and Champagne celebration

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Where can I go hot air ballooning in Sydney?

The three main regions for hot air ballooning in Sydney are Macarthur Region, Hawkesbury River and the Hunter Valley.

  • Macarthur Region: Soar above the Camden Valley, providing rural views just 50 minutes from the city.
  • Hawkesbury River: Take to the skies above the picturesque waterway northwest of Sydney's CBD.
  • Hunter Valley: Float above vineyards and rolling hills in New South Wales' premier wine region.

Hot air ballooning companies compared

Booking companyPriceLocationDurationExtras/inclusions
ExperienceOz$299Hunter Valley1 hourTea and coffee on arrival; Champagne breakfast
ExperienceOz$299Macarthur region1 hourTea and coffee on arrival; Champagne breakfast
Red Balloon$289Hunter Valley1 hourA la carte breakfast at a local winery; glass of sparkling wine
Red Balloon$299Macarthur region1 hourGourmet Champagne breakfast
Adrenaline$284($259 without breakfast)Hawkesbury Valley50-65 minutesHearty breakfast; flight certificate
Adrenaline$279Hunter ValleyChampagne buffet breakfast; access to digital photos from flight

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