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03.50am to 04.30am
(Time varies seasonally and with your location)

Drive to your Hot Air balloon ride launch site. A choice of transport options available. Air conditioned coach transfers from The Spit to Broadbeach or join us at one of our convenient Meeting Points. Our team of pilots are Australia's most experienced with the record for most reliable balloon ride take-offs in the southern hemisphere. Our team recommend driving west, to the Gold Coast Hinterland, where balloon take-offs are at their optimum. Your confirmed Pickup/Meeting time will be issued as soon as you Reserve your booking.

05.45 - 06.15 am

Always a surprise, always an impressive sight. Arrive at the launch site, to see the amazing hot air balloon inflation display. Did you know, our Hot Air balloons stand taller than a ten storey building? Hop on-board to experience the fun & unique sensation of your first hot air balloon ride, floating gently above the spectacular Gold Coast Hinterland, in Queensland, Australia. So much to see, but often it's the sensation of floating silently over this picturesque landscape at sunrise for your 30 minute hot air balloon flight that really makes this such a special time. Breathe in the wide-open spaces and be amazed at the colourful spectacle of our other balloons in the morning sky.

07.00 - 07.30 am

Our team of pilots, expert, knowledgeable and great guys are guiding your balloon & have some amazing facts to share with you about your hot air balloon ride this morning. Experience the joys of this historic form of flight. Your balloon crew & driver are ready and waiting to answer all your questions and have a bit of fun. We're pleased to say, our team are fun and highly trained crew, well practiced in maximising the enjoyment to be had, on your first hot air balloon ride. After landing, of course there are some hot air balloon pack-up games and lots of laughs.

08.00 - 09.15 am

Come down to earth and it's a short drive to O'Reilly's Grand Homestead & Boutique Vineyard.  Our breakfast is a real highlight!  We have exclusive access to O'Reillys Canungra Valley Vineyard - take a sneak peak at our virtual tour. Relax in the historic surroundings with a glass of champagne to toast your morning.  A full freshly cooked breakfast, pastries, fresh juices, eggs & bacon, cereals & fruit is all yours as you relax in the serenity of the vineyard on the verandah of this picturesque grand Queenslander.

 

AFTER BALLOONING, CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE 3 TOUR OPTIONS BELOW:

 

OPTION 1: Lamington National Park - O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat and Canopy Treetop walk

Start 09.00 - 09.30am

Greeting you at the O'Reilly's Grand Homestead the 4WD vehicle will take you for a short ride to the famous O'Reilly's Guesthouse and Lamington National Park for a fully guided rainforest walk taking in the first canopy treetop walk in the world.  Hand feed the Australian King parrots and Crimson Rosellas.  The chance to grab a light lunch at the guesthouse before departing for the famous Duck Creek Road 4wd track through both rainforest and eucalyptus forests before heading back to the Gold Coast through the country towns of Beaudesert and Canungra.  Fully guided from start to finish by a local who grew up tin the area, you really can't get any better way of appreciating this scenic hinterland area.  Return approx 1.30pm back to central Gold Coast accommodation.  Drop off to Dreamworld, Movieworld, Wet n Wild or Harbourtown Shopping Centre is available. 

 

OPTION 2: Tamborine Mountain - Curtis Falls, Wine Tasting and Gallery Walk

Start 09.00 - 09.30am

Greeting you at the O'Reilly's Grand Homestead the 4WD vehicle will take you on a short ride up to Tamborine Mountain stopping at the Jump Zone for Para gliders ad hang gliders.  Shortly after, your guide will take you on a walk to Curtis Falls, explaining the secrets of the rainforests in the area before enjoying wine tasting and time to take in the Arts and Crafts area of Gallery Walk.  There's a  chance to grab a light lunch whilst at Gallery Walk before departing the mountain where you take a secluded 4wd track off Tamborine Mountain with 180 degree views of the Gold Coast accessible only by their 4wd vehicles.  Guided by a local with you the whole tour, you can be sure any questions come fully answered.  Return approx 1.30pm back to central Gold Coast accommodation.  Drop of to Dreamworld, Movieworld, Wet n Wild or Harbourtown Shopping Centre is available.

 

OPTION 3: Springbrook National Park - Best of all Lookouts, Purling Brook Falls - Twin Falls

Start 09.00 - 09.30am

Greeting you at O'Reilly's Grand Homestead the 4WD vehicle will take you to the Springbrook plateau and show you more great views towards the city of the Gold Coast with guided walks to 2 waterfalls and the "Best of all lookout".  A great trip with some 4wding before heading back to the Gold Coast.  Return approx 1.30pm back to central Gold Coast accommodation.  Drop of to Robina Town Centre, Pacific Fair, Movieworld, Wet n Wild or Harbourtown Shopping Centre is available.

 

FULL-DAY UPGRADE including Lunch: Take in two options for up to 6 people.  Separate day to ballooning.  Enquire here

 

 

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions Here

Inclusions

  • Air conditioned coach transfers to Hot Air Balloon Launch Site  (Maps and details here)
  • Free Hotel Pickups / Meeting Point Maps
  • Spectacular 30 minute Hot Air balloon ride
  • Full Hot Breakfast & Champagne
  • Access to O'Reilly's Grand Homestead & Vineyard Cellar Door Visit
  • Expert interpretive commentary
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride Commemorative Certificate

Southern Cross 4WD Tour HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED:
Option 1: Lamington National Park - O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat and Canopy Treetop walk

  • Personal Air Conditioned modern 4wd vehicle
  • Bird feeding costs included
  • Fully Guided Walks
  • Lamington National Park
  • O'Reilly's Canopy Treetop Walk
  • 4wding on Famous Duck Creek Road
  • Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & fresh cakes included
  • Alpaca farm visit
  • Beaudesert and Canungra townships
  • World Heritage listed Sub-Tropical Rainforests
  • Spot Kangaroos, Koalas, Wallabies and more in the wild!
  • All National Park fees included
  • Award Winning Eco Tour
  • Return Transfer to Gold Coast holiday Accommodation


Option 2: Tamborine Mountain - Curtis Falls, Wine Tasting and Gallery Walk

  • Personal Air Conditioned modern 4wd vehicle
  • Fully Guided Walk to Curtis falls
  • Tamborine National Park
  • Wine tasting included
  • Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & fresh cakes included
  • Gallery walk Arts and crafts
  • Sub-Tropical Rainforest walks
  • 4wding on Original pioneer track on Tamborine Mountain
  • Spot kangaroos, Koalas, Wallabies and more in the wild!
  • All National Park Fees included
  • Award Winning Eco Tour


Option 3: Springbrook National Park - Best of all Lookouts, Purling Brook Falls - Twin Falls

  • Personal Air Conditioned modern 4wd vehicle
  • Fully Guided Walks
  • Springbrook National Park
  • Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & fresh cakes included
  • 4wding
  • Visit Twin Falls
  • Visit Purling Brook falls
  • Best of All lookout
  • World Heritage listed Sub-Tropical Rainforests
  • All National Park Fees included
  • Award Winning Eco Tour
  • Return transfer to Gold Coast holiday Accommodation
  • Free Wifi on coach transfers from all Gold Coast accommodation

What To Bring

  • Your ticket
  • Walking shoes
  • Camera
  • Dress casual outdoor layered clothing. White clothing not recommended.
  • Peak Hat & sunglasses
  • Bottle of water
  • Swimming Costume

Price And Other Details

Tour Conditions:


  • Prices are valid for travel until 31st March 2017. Conditions of Travel.
  • For Passengers with Weight or Mobility or Pregnancy queries - please phone us to discuss before booking online.
  • Prices are per person.
  • All times are an INDICATION only. Please note that times do change summer/winter/spring, exact start times given on receipt of your full booking details
  • 100% charge applies if passengers fail to fly on the morning booked. 24 hours notice is required for changes. Re-booking is subject to availability and possible at a fee, please ask us.

Comments

Comments (5)


  1. Fabulous birthday present from the family, the champagne went down a treat.

    Fabulous birthday present from the family, the champagne went down a treat.


  2. “Hot Air Ballooning Gold Coast - Fantastic experience”
    Highly recommended…

    “Hot Air Ballooning Gold Coast - Fantastic experience”
    Highly recommended as one of the most exhilarating experiences on the Gold Coast.
    Give it a go. You won't be disappointed. (via Trip Advisor)


  3. “Great Operator, super safety conscious operation, wonderful experience”

    “Great Operator, super safety conscious operation, wonderful experience”
    What a wonderful Mothers Day experience for me, thanks to my lovely daughter Julie and HotAir.com.au
    We are happy to recommend to the company to all who want an outing with a difference. Their staff are delightful, friendly, helpful and totally dedicated to providing a wonderful experience. (via Trip Advisor)


  4. “fantastic time”
    My husband and I had a great time celebrating our…

    “fantastic time”
    My husband and I had a great time celebrating our anniversary/Mother's Day(UK)/end of holiday.
    The crew were so friendly it made for an even better experience.
    Thank you very much - we had a great time. (via Trip Advisor)


  5. Awesome experience. Awesome crew. Awesome breakfast. (via Facebook)

    Awesome experience. Awesome crew. Awesome breakfast. (via Facebook)







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