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

A round-up of hot air ballooning adventures in Canberra to help you decide which experience is best for you.

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As Australia's capital city, Canberra is not short on great scenery or experiences. Treat yourself (or someone else) to a hot air balloon ride over the city. Here are the top options for taking to the air.

Our top picks: Hot air ballooning experiences you can book right now in Canberra

Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra - Midweek

Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra - Midweek from RedBalloon

Best for: Local experience

    Highlights:
  • See stunning sunrise views overlooking Canberra
  • Indulge with a champagne celebration when you land
  • Fly high above Parliament House and the suburbs of Canberra
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    Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra - Weekend

    Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra - Weekend from Adrenaline

    Best for: Luxury experience

      Highlights:
    • Overlook Canberra’s most picturesque locations as the sun rises
    • Celebrate your experience with a complimentary glass of champagne
    • Opt in for an optional buffet breakfast after your flight
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      Why you can trust our recommendations for hot air ballooning in Canberra

      • We compared hot air ballooning in Canberra options with top brands like RedBalloon, Adrenaline, Viator and Groupon to find the top experiences.
      • We put ourselves in your shoes and considered what most people would look for when booking experiences, whether it's location, price, inclusions or availability.
      • When possible, we'll include first-hand reviews of our hot air ballooning in Canberra experiences.

      Hot air ballooning in Canberra: Compare experiences, locations and more

      ExperienceLocationDurationExtras/inclusionsWhere to book
      Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra - MidweekCanberra CityExperience length: 3 hours

      Flight length: 45 minutes

      • Sunrise flight
      • Complimentary champagne
      • Personalised flight certificate
      Redballoon
      Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra - WeekendCanberra CityExperience length: 3 hours

      Flight length: 1 hour

      • Views of the sunrise
      • Complimentary champagne or fruit juice
      • Optional buffet breakfast
      Adrenaline
      Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra for 2 - MidweekCanberra CityExperience length: 3 hours

      Flight length: 45 minutes

      • Sunrise flight
      • Complimentary champagne
      • Flight certificate
      Redballoon
      Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra for 2 - WeekendCanberraExperience length: 3 hours

      Flight length: 1 hour

      • Views of the sunrise
      • Complimentary champagne or fruit juice
      • Optional buffet breakfast
      Adrenaline
      Canberra Hot Air Balloon Flight with Hotel TransfersCanberraExperience length: 3 hours

      Flight length: 1 hour

      • Hotel transfers
      • Welcome champagne at Park Hyatt Hotel
      Experience Oz

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

      Name Product Voucher validity Is there a sign up discount? Is price matching available? Can I book exclusive experiences? Where to book
      Adrenaline
      Adrenaline - Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra
      5 years
      $10
      No
      Yes
      RedBalloon
      RedBalloon - Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra
      5 years
      $10
      Yes
      Yes
      Klook
      Klook - Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra
      Depends on the individual experience
      No
      Yes
      Yes
      Groupon
      Groupon - Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra
      Depends on the individual experience
      No
      Yes
      Yes
      Experience Oz
      Experience Oz - Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra
      3 years
      $10
      Yes
      Yes
      Viator
      Viator - Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra
      Depends on the individual experience
      No
      Yes
      Yes
      Wotif
      Wotif - Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra
      Depends on the individual experience
      No
      Yes
      Yes
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      Ready to take the plunge? See the latest Canberra hot air ballooning deals

      RedBalloonRedBalloon

      Up to $10 off Canberra hot air balloon flight experiences

      KlookKlook

      Up to 23% off Australia flight experiences

      RedBalloonRedBalloon

      Up to 42% off Australia experiences for 2

      Ends

      AdrenalineAdrenaline

      Up to 50% off flying experiences

      Ends

      Experience OzExperience Oz

      Up to 20% off Canberra experiences and activities

      Everything AustraliaEverything Australia

      Up to 40% off things to do in Australia

      ViatorViator

      Up to 15% off local activities

      AdrenalineAdrenaline

      Up to 50% off Australia experiences


      Frequently asked questions about hot air ballooning in Canberra

      Where can I go hot air ballooning in Canberra?

      The pick-up spot for hot air ballooning experiences in Canberra is conveniently located in Canberra City.

      How high does the hot air balloon fly?

      The flight height depends on the strength of the wind. You can expect to fly at approximately 3,000 feet above the ground.

      What is the minimum age to fly in a hot air balloon?

      Children aged six years and older can participate in a hot air ballooning experience.

      What should I wear for my hot air balloon experience?

      You should wear comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes. As the experience starts early in the morning, it's recommended that passengers wear layers of clothing that can be removed as the sun starts to rise and it gets warmer. It's also encouraged to wear a hat as it can get warm standing next to the burner.

      Can I take photos and videos during a hot air balloon ride?

      Yes, as long as you keep all of your belongings inside of the basket.

      Can I go hot air ballooning if I am pregnant?

      No. For safety reasons, pregnant women 12 weeks and over are not permitted to fly.

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