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Transfers & Directions from Cairns and Palm Cove Accomodation


Hot Air offers return transfers from almost all Cairns, Palm Cove and Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation.  Our transfers are available every day in comfortable air-conditioned coaches.

If you choose a  Hot Air Balloon flights from Cairns you will receive return transfers in seat belt equipped, air conditioned coaches (most with DVD players also ).  Below is a list of Cairns, Palm Cove & Cairns Northern Beaches hotels that Hot Air do pickup and drop off from.  If you check with us we may also be able to collect you from other Cairns accommodation not listed below.

Please note that times change may seasonally to make the best of our sunrise time and also allow as much sleep in time as possible for you! Your live online booking with us will give you the exact time when you checkout.

Please ensure you double check with us and reconfirm your time before travel.   It's great to let us know your mobile number and room number before the day of travel in case we have any difficulty finding you.  Also consider our range of Cairns Day Tours for your convenience,  or we can transfer you to Cairns Airport with your luggage at the conclusion of your trip by 9.30am.

Bayview Heights B&B  
All Seasons Cairns Gateway Resort  
Best Western Cairns Premier Inn- 702 Bruce Hwy  
Cairns Coconut Van Park  
Cairns Reef Apartments (ex Metro Inn)  
Cannon Park Motel  
Carrigan's B&B - Earlville  
Coconut Van Park  
Coral Reef Resort - 192 Mann St  
Glenlee Motel  
Go Cart Track - Capt. Cook Hwy  
MacDonalds Woree  
Mindarra aka Woree Van Park  
Palm Royale - Reception/Lobby  
Sizzler Bus Stop  
Trinity Links - Front Gate  
1st City Caravilla (Kelly/Mulgarve Rd)  
Aawon Holiday Units - 288 McCoombe  
Beltana Motel - Mulgrave Rd  
Big Marlin - Outside Earlville Shopping Cntr  
Cairns City Backpackers (Old Gone Walkabout)  
Cairns Rainforest B&B - letterbox don´t go in  
Cairns Vacation Villas-8 Pease St  
Cairns Villa & Leisure Park - 28 Pease St Manunda  
Compass Motel  
Coolabah Motel - 564 Mulgrave  
Dreamtime - Terminus St  
Granadilla Villa (1 Moowooga Str Earlville)  
Grey Whale  
Leichhardt Motel  
New Market Hotel  
Rainforest Grove  
Ryans Rest  
Sleeping With The Enemy (old 77 On Mcleod)   
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments  
Sunland Caravan Park  
TAFE Eureka Street  
Tropic Days  
Tropical Gardens Resort  
Up Top Down Under  
Asylum Hostel - 149 Grafton St  
Big Back Yard  
Billabong Inn Spence St  
Cairns Comfort Inn 157 Sheridan St  
Caravella 77  
Central Plaza  
Gekko Hostel - 187 Bunda  
Getaways on Grafton  
Gilligans Backpackers  
Great Northern Hotel  
Happy Days  
Hilton  
Il Centro  
Inn Cairns - 71 Lake St  
Lake Central - 137 Lake St  
Mantra Esplanade (ex Cns Resort by Outrigger)  
Mid City Luxury Apartments  
Northern Greenhouse ex Shooting Star, 117 Grafton  
Pacific International  
Park Regis City Quays - 6 Lake St  
Piermonde 2-4 Lake Street (not called Piermont)  
Prime Pacific Jack & Newell Apts - Wharf St  
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino (Hotel Lobby)  
Pyne Cottage - 7 Pyne St Edgehill  
Rainbow Southside  
Royal Flying Doctor Service  
Rydges Plaza  
Sebel Harbour Lights  
Shangri-La Hotel  
Shenannigans - Spence St Side  
The Sebel Cairns - ex Cairns International  
Travellers Oasis - 8 Scott street  
YHA Cairns Central - Mcleod St  
YHA McLeod  
181 - Esplanade - Espl. Side  
201 Lake Street  
Abbey B&B -396 Draper St  
Acacia Court  
Accommodation on Sheridan 183-185 Sheridan St  
Adobe Motel - 193 Sheridan  
All Seasons Espl Hotel  
Aquarius - 107 Esplanade  
Arcadia Holiday Units - 189 Sheridan  
Aspect Central (ex Grove Motel) 211 Sheridan St  
Aust. Tour Specialist Office 31 Lake St. OppPalmCt  
Backpackers World - 12 Shield  
Balinese 215 Lake St  
Bay Village - 227 Lake  
BelAir Hostel  
Bellview Hostel  
Bohemia Central, 100 Sheridan St (Ex Leos)  
Cafe China  
Cairns Angler, 187 Lake  
Cairns Backpackers Inn  
Cairns Beach House - 239 Sheridan St  
Cairns Central Station  
Cairns College of English  
Cairns Dive Centre  
Cairns Girls Hostel - 147 Lake St  
Cairns Holiday Lodge, 259 Sheridan  
Cairns Holiday Park - 12-30 Little Street  
Cairns Language School  
Cairns Motor Inn  
Cairns Plaza - exTuna Towers  
Cairns Queenslander Comfort Inn Lake St  
Cairns Railway Station  
Cairns Rent-a-Car  
Cairns Sharehouse  
Cairns Sunshine Towers Hotel  
Calypso Hostel, 5 Digger St  
Captain Cook Hostel  
Caravella 149  
Cascade Gardens  
Castaways Hostel  
Castle Holiday Units 209 Lake  
Central City B'packers 72 grafton st  
Charleston House- cnr Mckenzie/Digger  
City Apartments  
City Plaza Apartments - 37-39 Digger St  
City Sheridan (Old Rainbow Palms) 157 Sheridan  
City Terraces - 63 McLeod  
City Walk - Upward St  
Citysider - Upward St  
Clarendon on Spence  
Concord Holiday Units  
Coral Cay Villas - 267 Lake  
Coral Coaches - Trinity Wharf  
Coral Towers  
Coral Tree Inn - 166 Grafton  
Costa Blanca - Esplanade  
Country Comfort Sunlodge  
Cruise Terminal - Trinity Wharf  
DeepSea Divers Den depot - Draper  & Mulgrave  
Dingo Blue Inn - 141 Sheridan St  
Discovery Resort, 183-185 Lake St  
Down Under Dive  
Duffy's Girl's Hostel (140 Grafton St)  
El Dorado  
Esplanade Backpackers (Nomads) - 93 The Esplanade  
Extreme Adventure Shop  
Fig Tree Lodge  
Figtree Lodge - Sheridan St  
Floriana - Esplanade  
Flying Horseshoe Motel  
Global Palace - lake st side  
Grosvenor -cnr McLeod+ Grove  
Harbourlights Apparmts - pickup Hilton side  
Heritage Motel -8 Minnie St Cairns  
Hertz Rent-a-Car  
Hides Hotel - 87 Lake (club croc)  
High Chaparral  
Holiday Inn  
holly's Hostel  
Hollywood Inn  
Hostel 89  
Il Palazzo  
Inn The City  
Inn The Pink  
International Hostel  
International House - Mcleod  
Jimmys Hostel  
JJs Backpackers  
Koala Beach Resort (Lakes Cntrl) - 137-139 Lake St  
Koala Court, Recption  
Lorraine Martin College  
Lyons Esplanade Hotel  
Lyons Motor Inn  
Macdonalds on Esplanade  
Mantra Trilogy (ex Breakfree) Abbot St Reception  
Marlin Marina  
Mercure Harbourside Hotel (Lake Street)  
Motel Cairns  
NJOY Resort (was Inn The Tropics) 141 Sheridan St  
North Cove Waterfront apts (lake St side)  
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort  
Oasis Inn - 276 Sheridan  
Ocean Spirit  
Pacific Cay  
Panama Appt. on 73 Spence St.  
Parkview - 174 Grafton  
Pauls Parachuting  
Peppers Beach Club  - p/up DUT 10.15 for 10.30am  
Pete's Backpackers - Grafton St  
Poinsettia Motel - 169 Lake  
QCWA Holiday units  
Queens Court  
Rainbow Motor Inn  
Raw Prawn Esplanade Bus stop  
Reef Gateway  
Reef Magic - 8.45am  
Reef Palms  
Regency on Spence  
RnR Abbott Street  
Rosies  
Royal Harbour Breakfree - Abbott St  
Royal Harbour Breakfree Resorts  
Royal Palm Villas  
Royal Palms (McLeod St)  
Rydges Esplanade Resort - (formerly) Matson   
Rydges Tradewinds (frmly Tradewinds Espl)  
Sheridan Rent a Car (36 Water St)  
Silver Palms (Esplanade)  
Skydive Cairns - 59 Sheridan St  
Sugarland Car Rentals  
Sunset Terraces - mcleod st  
Taste of China  
The Hotel Cairns - Country Comfort Outrigger  
The Pier Marketplace  
TNT Accom - 271 Lake St  
Tobruk Pool  
Tracks Hostel  
Tradewinds McLeod  
Tradewinds Regency App  
Travellers Castle- 209 Lake St  
Tropic Towers - Sheridan St  
Tropical Queenslander-287 Lake  
Villa Shangri-La  
Villa Vaucluse  
Waterfront Terraces (Lake Street)  
Waters Edge Apts (155 The Esplanade)  
Northern Heritage (opp Figtree) Sheridan St  
Birdwing B+B-13HeaveyWhitfld  
Bohemia (Cairns St)  
Bohemia Resort - 231 Mcleod St  
Cairns Colonial Club  
City Caravan Park (Little St)  
Cool Waters Van Park -Brinsmead  
Dunwoodys on Sheridan  
Edgehill State School  
Freshwater Connection - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Freshwater Van Park - Must meet at Tjapukai  
G'Day Tropical Village  
Galvins B&B -61 Walsh St, Edge Hill  
Golden Sunbird B&B - 434 Brinsmead Rd - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Higuchiya B+B - 5 Popple Cl Kanimbla - Must meet at Tjapukai  
James Street Queenslander  
Jennys BB 12 LeonCl Brins - - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Kookas Bed & Breakfast  
Mango Paradise (30 charles st)  
Plaza Palms - 7 McLachlan St  
Regency Palms  
Serpents Hostel - Lake St (airport end)  
Sheridan Plaza  
Skinny Dips Resort ( formerly 18-24 James Street)  
The Lakes - Hot Air Bus Stop Reception  
Tropic Sunrise - 338 Sheridan St  
Tropicana Lodge (YAL)  
Beaches - Holloways B. 2 Marietta St - Must meet at Tjapukai  
By-Ways Caravan Park - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Lake Placid Resort - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Lake Placid Van Park - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Lillybank on Hwy at Stratford - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Nigana B&B - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Pacific Sands - Holloways - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Skyrail Caravonica  
Treetops, Stratford, 7 Tanner Cresc - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Beach Front Lodge - 45 Sims, Yorkeys - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Beaches at Holloways (B&B) Cnr Matthew & Marriot S - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Cairns Beach Resort Holloways - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Golden Sands -Yorkeys - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Green Tree Frog BB 9 Albion st Yknob - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Half Moon Bay Marina - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Half Moon Bay Resort - Yorkeys - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Mediteranean Beachfront Apts - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Pacific Sands, 1-19 Poinciana Holloways Bch - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Sands on the Beach - Holloways - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Smithfield Bus Stop  
The Beachfront Hideaway,Hlwys Bch - 10 Coconut St - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Villa Gale Yorkey Knob - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Villa Marine - Rutherford St, Yorkeys - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Woolshed  
York beachfront apartments - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Yorkeys Beach Bungalows, Wattle St side - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Yorkeys Beach Front Van Park 73 Simms - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Yorkeys Knob Marina - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Yorkeys Post Office - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Crystal Cascade Van Park - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Red Beret - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Zanzoo Retreat - Must meet at Tjapukai  
Mrs Millers Hostel - Kuranda  
Ellis Beach Van Park  
Alassio (Palm Cove) prev. AzureWtrs  
Allamanda - Palm Cove  
Angsana Resort - Palm Cove  
Blue Waters at the Beach  
Clarion Resort - Palm Cove  
Coconut Lodge - Palm Cove  
Coral Horizons - Palm Cove, 137 Espl  
Double Island Resort Jetty  
Elysium Apartments Palm Cove - 26 Veivers St  
Grand Mercure Rockford PC (ex Courtyard Marriott)  
Mango Lagoon - Palm Cove  
Mantra Amphora (ex Breakfree) Palm C.  
Marlin Waters - Palm Cove  
Melaleuca Resort - Palm Cove  
Novotel Rockford Palm Cove  
Oasis Palm Cove  
Palm Cove Council Van Park  
Palm Cove Oasis  
Palm Cove Sarayi (old Coconut Lodge)  
Palm Cove Tropic Apts  
Palm Villas - Palm Cove nr Novotel  
Paradise on the Beach - PC  
Peppers Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove (ex Outrigger)  
Reef Retreat - Palm Cove  
Sanctuary - Palm Cove  
Saray - Palm Cove  
Sea Temple - Palm Cove  
Sebel Reef House - Palm Cove  
Silvester Palms  
The Villas Palm Cove - 24 Warren St PalmCove  
Tranquility 5-7 Amphora St (Palm Cove)  
Villa Paradisio - Palm Cove Espl.  
Kewarra Beach Resort - LX pickup  
Agincourt, 69-73 Arlington Espl. Clifton  
API Units Clifton Bch  
Argosy - 119 Arlington Espl. Clifton.  
Billabong Van Park - Clifton Hwy  
Cairns Tropical Zoo  
Clifton Beach Caravan Park (Cook Hwy)  
Clifton Beach Post Office  
Clifton Beach Retreat - 35 Batt St  
Clifton Gardens  
Clifton Palms  
Clifton Sands  
Paradise Gardens Cpark - Clifton Bch  
Paradise Palms  
Kewarra Beach Resort  
Palm Cove Jetty - Sunlover  
Windmill College - Kewarra  
Blue Lagoon - 22 Trinity Beach Rd  
Palm Villas - Trinity Beach  
The Palms - Moore St Trinity  
White LotusTropical Spa 48 Johanna St Trinity Park  
Tjapukai  
Absolute Beachfront- Peackcock St Trinity  
Amaroo - 92 Moore, Trinity  
Beach B&B 29 Moore St Trinity  
Beachfront Apartments on Trinity Beach  
Bellevue Apts @ Trinity Beach  
Cairns Trinity Beach Holiday Park(prev Wintersun)  
Casablanca Domes - Trinity Espl  
Castaways - Trinity (prev Tropical Holiday Units)  
Cnr Moore and Trinity Streets  
Cocos Apartments - Trinity  
Coral Sands - Trinity  
Costa Royale -Vasey Esp Trinity Bch  
Marlin Cove Resort, Trinity Beach (prev-Quest)  
Marlin Gateway - Trinity  
Meridian Trinity Beach (Esplanade Pick up)  
On The Beach - Trinity  
Royden Apartments-Trinity Bch  
Sea Change 31 Vasy Esp- Trinity  
Sea Point at Trinity  
SeaShells - Trinity  
Tranquil B+B - 154 Trinity Bch Rd  
Trinity Beach B+B  
Trinity Beach Club  
Trinity Beach Pacific - 56 Trinty Bch Rd  
Trinity on the Esplanade - Trinity  
Trinity Waters - 39 Vassey Esp  
Kuranda B+B -28 Black Mtn Rd  
Kuranda Backpackers - opp Skyrail  
Kuranda Information Centre  
Kuranda Rainfrst Caravan Park turn R at lights  
Kuranda Rainfrst Park (Kangavanture)  
Kuranda Spa & Resort (Kuranda Rainforest Resort)  
Kuranda Village  
Blazing Saddles - Must meet at Tjapukai  
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