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.

Where can I book a hot air ballooning experience in Canberra 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 Canberra
5 years
$10
Yes
Yes
Adrenaline
Adrenaline - Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra
5 years
No
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
1 year
No
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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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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    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

    Ready to take the plunge? See the latest Canberra hot air ballooning deals

    RedBalloon RedBalloon
    Exclusive

    Extra $10 off site-wide with code

    RedBalloon RedBalloon
    Exclusive

    Extra 10% off Australia activities with code

    Adrenaline Adrenaline

    Up to 40% off last-minute things to do across Australia

    Ends

    Adrenaline Adrenaline

    Up to 30% off flying 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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