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Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns

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Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns
There is no experience quite like viewing the spectacular natural landscape of Far North Queensland at dawn from a Cairns balloon flight. Float over the Atherton Tablelands and the vast green swathe of the Daintree Rainforest. Cairns is the most popular destination in Australia to take a hot air balloon ride, and the beauty of its surroundings makes it easy to see why. Ballooning in Cairns means an early start, but it’s a brilliant way to make the most of your Northern Queensland adventure and watch the sunrise in this stunning, varied destination. This also makes Cairns hot air ballooning the perfect combo activity, finishing just after 10am with the rest of the day ahead of you. Or if you book the 30 minute Express flight then you'll be dropped back into town by 8.30am in time for the 9am reef boat departures.

There are so many activities to do in Cairns that it can be a little daunting, but start your day the right way with a Cairns balloon flight and depending on your interests choose a combo activity. Combine with rafting or quad biking for those looking to get their pulse racing- these are guaranteed to really wake you up. Perhaps you’re looking for a more leisurely activity and a gentle horse ride or perhaps a trip to the famous Fitzroy island for some relaxation on the outer reef is the perfect way to finish your day ballooning in Cairns. Don’t miss out on the ride of your life and let Cairns hot air ballooning take you to new heights.

How many people can a Cairns balloon flight take?
There is a maximum capacity of 24 passengers per balloon.

Is there an individual maximum weight limit for Cairns hot air ballooning?
There is no weight limit for a balloon ride, but if you weigh over 100kg please let us know in advance so we can advise the pilot.

Is there a minimum age to take a Cairns balloon flight?
The minimum age for hot air ballooning is 4 years old for safety reasons.

Can I go ballooning in Cairns if I’m pregnant?
Unfortunately ballooning is not suitable for those who are pregnant at any stage, as the landing could be bumpy. If you are looking for some other pregnancy friendly activities in Cairns, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Can I take a Cairns balloon flight if I have a physical disability?
To ride on a hot air balloon you must not have mobility issues and must be able to climb in and out of the basket unaided.

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