Mareeba, Atherton Tablelands Hot Air Ballooning

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Ride Highlights
  • Spectacular Hot Air Balloon ride over the Atherton Tablelands
  • Expert interpretive commentary
  • Cross Country Hot Air Balloon Chase
  • Commemorative Certificate
  • Meet us in Mareeba Self Drive
05.00am (approx)

Meet our Pilots & Crew at the Mareeba Heritage Centre, while you stay at one of the many accommodation options in the Atherton Tablelands region, or self drive up from Port Douglas that morning (approx 1hour 20mins or Cairns 1 Hour or Palm Cove 50 Mins) .

Meeting times are confirmed on booking - but are approx 04.40am  Directions for how to find us and meet us in Mareeba may be found HERE .


Checkout the weather with our expert Pilots and then choose a launchsite with them and watch the professional team inflate your Hota ir balloon while you stand back and enjoy the spectacle

Experience the fun & unique sensation of being in a Hot Air Balloon, flying gently high above the Atherton Tablelands, Australia. The balloon takes off from Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands.  Enjoy the picturesque landscape at dawn, spend 30 minutes floating in your Hot Air Balloon, time to really breathe in the wide-open spaces!  We have Australia's largest fleet of Hot Air Balloons and a fun and highly trained crew to maximise the enjoyment of your balloon flight. It's just like a balloon festival, every day!


Return and Landing, Hot Air Balloon pack-up games and lots of laughs.


Hot Air will drop you back to your vehicle at the Mareeba Heritage Centre. The tour finish time varies with the seasons (summer, winter and the time of sunrise).

Afterwards explore the tropical Atherton Tablelands region.  A beautiful part of far north Queensland with many attractions, tours and activities to choose from take a look at the range at Tourism Tropical Tableands or let the freindly staff at the Mareeba Heritage Centre assist you with what's where and how to get there.

Digital photos are available to view & purchase at

  • Spectacular 30 minute Hot Air balloon ride over Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands
  • Expert interpretive commentary
  • Cross Country Hot Air Balloon Chase
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride Commemorative Certificate
  • Self Drive to meet @Mareeba
  • Your ticket
  • Walking shoes
  • Camera
  • Dress casual outdoor layered clothing. White clothing not recommended.
  • Peak Hat & sunglasses
  • Bottle of water

Tour Conditions:

  • Prices are valid for travel until 31st March 2022. Conditions of Travel.
  • Prices may vary by day, season, and/or availability. Price is displayed at checkout. 
  • For Passengers with Weight or Mobility or Pregnancy queries - please phone us to discuss before booking online.
  • Prices are $AUD 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.
  • Classic flight is minimum 40 minute flight
  • Where photos are included in your package, these are subject to availability. Conditions of Travel, 21.4.
  • For self-drive (drive to meet us) please check and plan your drive according to QLD Dept. of Transport and Main Roads Current Conditions.

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