30 or 60 minute Hot Air Balloon Tour: Includes Bus Transfers from Port Douglas Hotels (*487)

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Port Douglas and Daintree Rainforest » 30 or 60 minute Hot Air Balloon Tour: Includes Bus Transfers from Port Douglas Hotels (*487)

Type: Tours - Hot Air Ballooning Tours

One of the best things to do whilst you are on holidays in Port Douglas is a 30 or 60 minute sunrise hot air balloon ride. A short hour's drive from Port Douglas, it is one of the most picturesque, reliable locations for hot air ballooning in Australia.

Departure Dates: Daily except for Christmas Day. This tour only takes up your morning from approximately 5.00am - 9.30am and links up with many other day tours. Pick up and drop off to hotels in Port Douglas are included.

How to book: A deposit payment of 25% is required at the time of booking. The balance is payable on the day of the tour. You can book online via the rates table below . Civil aviation & other insurance charges of $30 per person per trip are payable on the day of travel and are included in the rates.

More Information:

With fully experienced pilots and crew you can relax as your scenic balloon glides over the Cairns Highlands.  The day is inclusive of a 30 minute or 60 minute scenic hot air balloon flight from Port Douglas, flight certificate souvenir and return accommodation transfers. In-Flight Photographs are available for purchase.  Experience the breathtaking panoramic views that will last for a lifetime of memories.

Tour Itinerary:

05.00am
approx
Pick-up at your Port Douglas accommodation by air conditioned coach for your morning floating over the Tablelands, it's a one hour transfer. Pickup times confirmed on booking.
6.30am Experience the fun & unique sensation of a hot air baloon ride over the Atherton Tablelands, Australia. Enjoy the picturesque landscape at sunrise with 30 minutes minimum flying time. Breathe in the wide-open spaces! We have Australia's largest fleet of balloons and a fun and highly trained crew to maximise the fun of your morning.
07.50am Return and Landing, hot air balloon pack-up games and lots of laughs.
08.00am

As you board your return coach, your Driver has a range of choices to discuss, on where you would like to end your tour.  You can decide on your Driver dropping you off to:

  • a delicous gourmet 5 star hotel buffet
  • or the return transfer to your hotel
  • or a drop-off to a local waterfront café
  • or we can connect with your next tour to Kuranda or the Great Barrier reef, after 9-9.30am (varies seasonally)

We are pleased to recommend these Breakfast venues, who provide excellent quality and value for money breakfast.  Your choice of breakfast is payable direct to the Breakfast venue.

09.00-09.30am The tour finish time varies with the seasons (summer, winter and the time of sunrise).  Your tour ends at drop off, so please consider when choosing breakfast that your tour will end there.  All breakfast venues are within walking distance of the Cairns CBD and very close to the Reef Fleet Terminal.

Features & Inclusions

  • Door to Door Transfers from all Port Douglas accommodation including Holiday Houses, Apartments, Resorts and Hotels
  • Spectacular 30 minute Hot Air Balloon ride
  • Expert interpretive commentary
  • Free Commemorative Balloon Flight Certificate

Rates and Tariffs

2015-16 Season
1st Apr 2015 to 31st Mar 2016
30 MINUTE Option - (including $30 p.p. levy) $255.00 adult
$230.00 per child
60 MINUTE Option - (including $30 p.p. levy) $355.00 adult
$260.00 per child
30 Mins + Train and Skyrail (including $30 p.p. levy) $347.00 adult
$265.00 per child
30 Mins + GA Reef Tour (including $35.50 p.p. levy) $467.00 adult
$356.00 per child
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

* All prices are inclusive of GST and in Australian Dollars ($AUD)

Booking Information

Clients will be given a choice of 3 Breakfast venues on the day of travel and a discount voucher for each venue. Passengers will be dropped off at that establishment if so requested and the breakfast will be payable direct at the venue. If no breakfast is required clients will be dropped off at their hotel. Return time to your hotel will be appoximately 9am, and if you choose to be dropped off somewhere for breakfast, you will need to make your own way back to your hotel after that.

Child age is 4 - 13 Years. Children 0 - 3 years can not fly and must have an adult to accompany them on the ground for the entire time.

Departure Dates: Daily except for Christmas Day. This tour only takes up your morning from approximately 5.00am - 9.00am and links up with many other day tours. Pick up and drop off to hotels in Cairns, Cairns beaches and Port Douglas are included.

How to book: A deposit payment of 25% is required at the time of booking. The balance is payable on the day of the tour. You can book online via the rates table above's "Add to Itinerary" button. Civil aviation & other insurance charges of $30 per person per trip are included in the rates.

Departure time: Pick up times from Cairns, Beaches accommodation is approximately 5.00
Return time: Approximately 9.00am
Pickup or Departure Point Details:
Complimentary pick up and return to your accommodation in Cairns

What is not included:
Same day photos & merchandise available at additional cost

Booking Policy

Please also advise the following:
The name of your Holiday Accommodation and/ or a mobile telephone contact in case the tour director canít find you. We also book accommodation at the best locally available rates so if we can help you with that, please let us know.

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