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

Seeing Victoria from the sky has never been easier with our guide on what’s on offer and where to book.

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From floating above the Melbourne city skyline to seeing the Yarra Valley vineyards pass beneath you, with so many experiences, prices and locations it can be difficult to know what the best options are. So look no further, we've brought Melbourne's plethora of choices into one guide.

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

You can experience your hot air balloon ride in either the Melbourne CBD or the Yarra Valley. Most experiences mentioned include hotel transfers from the city to the launch site.

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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 Melbourne
5 years
$10
Yes
Yes
Adrenaline
Adrenaline - Hot Air Ballooning in Melbourne
5 years
No
Yes
Yes
Klook
Klook - Hot Air Ballooning in Melbourne
Depends on the individual experience
No
Yes
Yes
Experience Oz
Experience Oz - Hot Air Ballooning in Melbourne
1 year
No
Yes
Yes
Viator
Viator - Hot Air Ballooning in Melbourne
Depends on the individual experience
No
Yes
Yes
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Our top picks: Hot air ballooning experiences you can book now in Melbourne

Hot Air Balloon Flight over Geelong

Hot Air Balloon Flight over Geelong from RedBalloon

Best for: Great Ocean Road views

    Highlights:
  • Watch the sunrise over the horizon on the south coast
  • Float by the famous Great Ocean Road
  • Aerial views of the beautiful Geelong landscape
  • View details
    Sunrise Balloon Flight over King Valley

    Sunrise Balloon Flight over King Valley from RedBalloon

    Best for: Price

      Highlights:
    • Views of Mount Buffalo
    • Explore the Brown Brothers vineyard post-flight
    • Float by the region’s wineries
    • View details
      Hot Air Balloon Flight over King Valley with Prosecco Breakfast

      Hot Air Balloon Flight over King Valley with Prosecco Breakfast from Adrenaline

      Best for: The whole package

        Highlights:
      • Breakfast at the Brown Brothers vineyard
      • Views of the high country
      • Float by the valley’s rivers and mountains
      • View details
        Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise

        Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise from Viator

        Best for: Vineyard experience

          Highlights:
        • Float your way through the rolling hills
        • Picturesque Yarra Valley vineyard views
        • Orchard scenery
        • View details

          Hot air ballooning in Melbourne: Inclusions, locations and more

          ExperienceLocationFlight durationExtras/inclusionsWhere to book
          Melbourne Hot Air Balloon FlightMelbourne CBD60 minutes
          • Sunrise flight
          • Photo opportunities
          • Breakfast post-flight
          • Insurance
          Klook
          Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at SunriseYarra Valley60 minutes
          • Sunrise flight
          • Photo opportunities
          • Upgrade to include breakfast post-flight
          • Hotel transfers
          Viator
          Yarra Valley Ballooning Cottage Break with BreakfastYarra Valley60 minutes
          • Overnight stay at the One Bedroom Deluxe Cottage
          • Champagne breakfast at a winery
          Redballoon
          Proposal Package: Private Balloon Flight over the Yarra ValleyYarra Valley60 minutes
          • Private sunrise flight
          • Champagne onboard
          • Breakfast for two at Balgownie Estate
          • Choice of custom "Will you marry me" or plain red balloon
          Redballoon
          Hot Air Balloon Flight over King Valley with Prosecco BreakfastKing Valley60 minutes
          • Sunrise flight
          • Safety briefing
          • Breakfast after the flight
          Adrenaline
          Sunrise Balloon Flight over King ValleyKing Valley60 minutes
          • Sunrise flight
          • Safety briefing
          • Return transfers to meeting spot
          Redballoon
          Hot Air Balloon Flight over GeelongGeelong – Great Ocean Road60 minutes
          • Flight commentary
          • Return transfers to meeting spot
          • Helping with balloon inflation
          Adrenaline

          Hot air ballooning deals

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          $15 off all Australian activities with code

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          Up to 10% off Australia experiences with code

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          Up to 15% off local activities

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          Up to 28% off things to do in Sydney + Extra $5 off with code

          AdrenalineAdrenaline

          Up to 50% off Australia experiences


          Frequently asked questions about hot air ballooning in Melbourne

          Where can I do hot air ballooning in Melbourne?

          Melbourne CBD: South coast of Victoria.

          Yarra Valley: 1 hour north east of Melbourne via car.

          King Valley: 3 hours north east of Melbourne via car.

          Geelong: 1 hour south west of Melbourne via car.

          What do I wear while hot air ballooning?

          It's recommended that you wear enclosed footwear (sneakers are a great option), sunglasses, a hat and sunscreen. There is no wind when flying in a hot air balloon, but it's suggested that a scarf or jacket is brought along for those early hour flights.

          Are there any restrictions for who can fly?

          There are no fitness requirements or previous experience necessary. Women who are pregnant past the 14-week mark, along with people who have sustained back or leg injuries are not allowed to fly. Individuals need to be able to stand for the duration of the typically one-hour flight and must have the ability to enter and exit the basket.

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