Experience the breathtaking feeling of floating silently above the Outback as the sun slowly rises over the desert on this awe-inspiring ballooning adventure.
Journey to the launch site in the cool pre-dawn darkness and begin the ascent just as the morning light begins to illuminate the rugged MacDonnell Ranges. Float gently across the vast expanse of the Central Australian outback – keeping 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 landing, you may become involved in assisting the crew as they pack the nylon balloon away or you may prefer to take photographs, the choice is yours.
At the ballooning landing site, there is time to enjoy the desert tranquility as light refreshments accompanied by sparkling wine and tropical fruit juice are served. There is an opportunity to purchase ballooning souvenirs and a commemorative flight certificate is given to all participants.
Daily at 5:00am returns 9:00am (approx.)
– Return transfers to your accommodation
– Beautiful views in the balloon ride
– Sparkling wine or juice with snacks on landing
Need to Know
This balloon ride lasts approximately 60 minutes and depending on flight distance and landing this tour can take approximately 4 hours. 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. You will be notified the day prior should this be the case on the day of your flight. Subject to change due to weather. This experience can be catered to your dietary needs. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when completing your Traveler Information Form.