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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise

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Greet the morning sun as you take flight over the Yarra Valley and its vineyards on a Yarra Valley hot air balloon flight. You'll fly for approximately one hour before completing the memorable experience of ballooning in the Yarra Valley with an optional sumptuous sparkling wine breakfast at Balgownie Estate.
  • Hot-air balloon ride over the Yarra Valley at sunrise from Melbourne 
  • An extra-special experience ideal for couples or a special occasion 
  • Get aerial views of the wine region unattainable by traditional tour vehicle 
  • Upgrade for a sparkling wine breakfast at an estate and hotel transfers
What to Expect
Your hot-air balloon experience begins with pickup from your Melbourne hotel or a designated meeting point in the Yarra Valley. On arrival, you’ll climb aboard a hot-air balloon and ascend into the sky—simultaneously with the sun. Watch the sunrise over the vineyards of the Yarra Valley, one of Australia’s most famous wine regions, and listen to narration focusing on the passing scenery. Following your 1-hour tour, return to land and, if you’ve upgraded, enjoy a breakfast from an a la carte menu accompanied by sparkling wine, orange juice, tea, and coffee.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1309 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen VIC 3775, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
  • Hotel pickup commence approximately 90 minutes prior to sunrise
  • IMPORTANT: Hotel pickup from Melbourne CBD hotels and drop off at either at Queen Victoria Market or Federation Square (only if sparkling breakfast option is selected at time of booking). 

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup from Melbourne CBD hotels and drop off at Queen Victoria Market or Federation Square (only if sparkling breakfast option is selected at time of booking)
  • One-hour hot air balloon flight
  • Gourmet sparkling breakfast (if option chosen)
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Entry/Admission - Yarra Valley
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Easy accessible basket available on request.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
  • Vegetarian and gluten free breakfast options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This should be the best memory that I had in Melbourne. every went perfectly from friendly staff (especially Pilot Brian), well organized tour to incredible view of Yarra Valley at Sunrise. I also enjoyed breakfast at restaurant I highly recommend this tour to all traveler...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Happybird1208
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A simply amazing experience, from start to finish. The views over the Yarra Valley are spectacular and the whole crew from Global were so friendly, accomodating and fun. Brian was a great pilot, even with the constant patter of his bad jokes (that's from the...More

Thank debbielU8428SQ
Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely spectacular trip! We had a fabulous trip with Bambi our tour guide to the Valley was very informational about the region. Ronald our pilot was fantastic and gave us a wonderful ride/esperience. Highly recommended. The breakfast after the trip was delicious, as was the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank G1923BOwilliams
GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We love to hear such positive feedback such as this! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and especially the staff members who made it so fabulous for you. Regards, Erin

Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want an experience you will never forget, treat yourself to a Sunrise Balloon flight over the Yarra Valley. This unique experience still brings a smile to my face, every time I even think about it. The views, the freedom, the quietness, is something...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IanandJanetV
GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You are spot on with this description! It's hard to completely understand until you go ballooning yourself. It's so lovely that just the sheer thought of your flight still makes you so happy, priceless! Kind regards, Erin

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing, highly recommend. Beautiful views Ronald was an amazing pilot, talked us through the launch and the landing was so soft you barely even felt it. Very experienced pilot.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Abbi C
GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review Abbi, and we are so thrilled to hear that you would recommend us based on your recent flight experience. It's very surprising just how gentle the flight can be with landing and take off, Ronald & our other pilots are absolute...More

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1 July 2019|
Response from GrandTour25165491281 |
Hi Deborah, Anytime between December and February, when you are more likely to have sunny weather and no fog. You will absolutely love it, it is an awesome experience, being involved with helping set the balloon up and... More
Valerie H
30 May 2019|
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Response from BrianA3248 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, im not too sure. I suggest to call them to make sure your child will be allowed. I know there is age restriction but dont know the details.
2 April 2019|
Response from BrianA3248 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes pick up and drop off is included when you book. They have a list of hotels they go to when picking up people which they will email out when you book. For me, I just chose the closest hotel where we were staying. If... More
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: Chinese, Japanese
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