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Hot Air Ballooning - 60 Min Flight - Alice Springs

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Experience the breathtaking feeling of floating silently above Australia's iconic Northern Territory!

Highlights

  • 60 Minute Hot Air Balloon experience
  • Breathtaking Outback views
  • Hotel transfers included
  • Light refreshments included

Discover the untouched beauty of Australia’s Northern Territory as you float overhead in a hot air balloon!

Your ballooning adventure begins an hour before first light when the outback sky is still dark and speckled with bright stars!

Watch as the balloon inflates and the sun starts to rise in the east. You'll ascend into the sky while admiring the stunning sunrise over the MacDonnell Ranges.

As you drift over this rugged landscape and take in its exceptional immensity, keep an eye out for native wildlife including the iconic Red Kangaroo and gain an appreciation of the remoteness of the area as the balloon glides across the landscape.

After your 60 minute flight, celebrate your landing with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and a light snack.

On occasion, the flight time may be two separate, sequential 30-minute flights taken one directly after the other with a short changeover in between the two flights, depending on operational restrictions. Passengers will be notified the day prior should this be the case on the day of their flight.

A truly unique and memorable way to experience the Outback!

Not Included: Mandatory aviation insurance charge of $30 per person payable on the day to Outback Ballooning.

 

***Balloon Chase***

A fantastic way to watch friends or family!

Our Balloon Chase option is perfect for those who would like to be involved in the hot air ballooning experience without taking the flight.

We’ll pick you up along with your group and you’ll learn all about how the Hot Air Balloons work before watching the balloon take to air!

You will stay on solid ground with the rest of the crew and travel through the desert tracks to the landing point where you will join your group for a glass of wine or fruit juice before returning to town.

 

** Pick-up time is approximately 1 hour before first light and please allow up to 4 hours for this tour.**

Adult $360.00
Child $288.00
Balloon Chase Adult $40.00
Balloon Chase Child $32.00

What's included

  • Return transfers from all accommodation properties in Alice Springs
  • Light refreshments including sparkling wine and fruit juice
  • 60 minute flight
  • Transfers (at the end of tour) to the airport or other tours are available on request

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours duration for the whole experience

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Physical fitness is not a requirement to enjoy a ballooning adventure, but passengers must be able to climb up and into the basket (approx. 1.2 metres in height) unaided using the basket foot holes and stand for the duration of the flight. Assisting the crew to pack up is entirely voluntary and does require some lifting.
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules and regulations and Outback Ballooning’s policy prevent us from flying women who are over 12 weeks pregnant. Pregnancy must be advised in advance. Illness and/or recent operations that may affect the person or other persons on the tour must be notified to Outback Ballooning in advance. Medication should be brought on the tour. Any form of disablement must be discussed with Outback Ballooning prior to making a booking. Each person is considered on an individual basis. The flight and carriage of any passenger will take place at the pilot’s discretion.
  • Child age is 6-16 years. Children 3-5 years are not recommended but considered on an individual basis.
  • Cancellations - Passengers will not be given a refund if they: • cancel their ballooning tour within 24 hours of departure •“no show” on the morning of the tour or •suffer “cold feet” on the launch field. No fee is charged for cancellations more than 24 hours before the flight.
  • Please note: Depending on many operational factors, which vary each day, you may be on the ground or in the balloon when the sun is actually coming over the horizon or rising, either way you will still see an amazing dawn.

Available Bookings from December 14 to December 20

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in AUD ($)

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Fri 14 Dec
Sat 15 Dec
Sun 16 Dec
Mon 17 Dec
Tue 18 Dec
Wed 19 Dec
Thu 20 Dec

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$277.00
  • Child$288.00
  • Balloon Chase Adult$40.00
  • Balloon Chase Child$32.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$360.00
  • Child$288.00
  • Balloon Chase Adult$40.00
  • Balloon Chase Child$32.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$329.00
  • Child$288.00
  • Balloon Chase Adult$40.00
  • Balloon Chase Child$32.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$277.00
  • Child$288.00
  • Balloon Chase Adult$40.00
  • Balloon Chase Child$32.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$360.00
  • Child$288.00
  • Balloon Chase Adult$40.00
  • Balloon Chase Child$32.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$319.00
  • Child$288.00
  • Balloon Chase Adult$40.00
  • Balloon Chase Child$32.00

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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