Scenic Flight Ballooning

Enjoy a completely unique perspective on the romance of Tropical North Queensland's stunning and diverse landscapes with a hot air balloon scenic flight. Witness the amazing inflation process and watch as your vehicle for the morning takes shape then take your place in the spacious basket and it's up, up and away over the gumtrees as you steadily climb.

Spot birds, kangaroos and wildlife below as you gently float up higher above the clouds and enjoy the amazing views over the Atherton Tablelands, accompanied by friendly in-flight expert commentary.

Choose from 30 minute or 60 minute balloon flight options.


  • Spectacular 30 or 60 minute Hot Air balloon scenic flight
  • Return coach transfers Cairns and Northern Beaches


  • Accommodation transfers
  • Scenic balloon ride
  • Expert commentary
  • Cross country balloon chase
  • Commemorative flight certificate


Departs: Daily from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. One hour transfer from Cairns or 50 minute direct transfer from Port Douglas, pick up times confirmed on booking.

Returns: To your accommodation, breakfast venue or onto further tours.

Additional Info

Children: 4-14 years are charged at adult rates. Infants 0-3 years not permitted on balloon flight.
Note: 30 min & 60 min flights available from Cairns. 30 min flight available from Port Douglas
What to Bring: Walking shoes, camera, dress casual outdoor layered clothing. White clothing not recommended due to bush environment.
Important: A mobile contact phone number is required at the time of booking as well as nationality or country of origin. Those are are pregnant are unable to participate.
Operated By: Balloon with Hot Air