Hot air ballooning in Cairns: A guide to the top experiences, locations and deals

Find out exactly how much you can save when soaring high above tropical north Queensland.

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Dreaming of seeing the pristine Atherton Tablelands from the sky? Want to know what your options are price-wise? Well, look no further because we've brought together all the hot air balloon experiences available in Queensland's tropical north region of Cairns.

Where can I book a hot air ballooning experience in Cairns and surrounding areas?

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Name Product Voucher validity Is there a sign up discount? Is price matching available? Can I book exclusive experiences? Where to book
RedBalloon
RedBalloon - Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns
5 years
$10
Yes
Yes
Adrenaline
Adrenaline - Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns
5 years
No
Yes
Yes
Klook
Klook - Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns
Depends on the individual experience
No
Yes
Yes
Experience Oz
Experience Oz - Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns
1 year
No
Yes
Yes
Viator
Viator - Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns
Depends on the individual experience
No
Yes
Yes
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Our top picks: Hot air ballooning experiences you can book now in Cairns

Hot air Ballooning over Atherton Tablelands with Photos

Hot air Ballooning over Atherton Tablelands with Photos from RedBalloon

Best for: Price

    Highlights:
  • Half an hour flight
  • Watch the sunrise over the tropical horizon
  • Witness rainforests and mountains as you float past
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    Hot Air Balloon Ride over Atherton Tablelands

    Hot Air Balloon Ride over Atherton Tablelands from Adrenaline

    Best for: Experience length

      Highlights:
    • One hour flight
    • Float over Cairns during the sunrise
    • Incredible views of waterfalls, rivers and rainforests
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      Hot Air Balloon Experience in Cairns with Round Trip Transfers

      Hot Air Balloon Experience in Cairns with Round Trip Transfers from Klook

      Best for: The whole package

        Highlights:
      • Extensive package options
      • Soar over the Atherton Tablelands
      • Round trip transfers to and from your accommodation
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        Hot air ballooning in Cairns: Compare experiences, locations and more

        ExperienceLocationDurationExtras/inclusionsWhere to book
        Hot air Ballooning over Atherton Tablelands with PhotosAtherton Tablelands30 minutes
        • Complimentary photo
        • Safety briefing
        • Flight certificate
        • Accommodation transfer
        Redballoon
        Hot Air Balloon Ride over Atherton TablelandsAtherton Tablelands60 minutes
        • Complimentary photo
        • Safety briefing
        • Flight certificate
        • Accommodation transfer
        Adrenaline
        Hot Air Balloon Experience in Cairns with Round Trip TransfersAtherton Tablelands30 minutes or 60 minutes options available
        • Expert commentary
        • Safety briefing
        • Flight certificate
        • Accommodation transfers
        Klook

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        Frequently asked questions about hot air ballooning in Cairns

        Where can I do hot air ballooning in Cairns?

        Atherton Tablelands is currently the only place you can have a hot air balloon experience in Cairns.

        What do I wear or bring?

        Everything that is required for the flight will be provided. In regards to dressing, be sure to wear enclosed shoes (sneakers are a great option), a hat, sunscreen and casual clothing. It is recommended that you avoid wearing white as it may get dirty.

        Are there any restrictions on who can fly?

        Almost anyone is able to fly in a hot air balloon, you just have to be able to enter and exit the basket as well as stand for the duration of the flight. Women who are pregnant and anyone who has recently sustained a serious injury are not permitted to fly.

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