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Your Itinerary

05.00am (approx)

Pick-up at hotel by a Hot Air Balloon Cairns coach for your special package tour, one hour transfer, pickup times confirmed on booking.


Experience the fun & unique sensation of hot air ballooning in the Cairns Highlands (previously called the Atherton Tablelands). Enjoy the picturesque landscape at dawn, enjoy 30 minutes flying time. Breathe in the wide-open spaces! We have Australia's largest fleet of balloons and a fun and highly trained crew to maximise the fun of your morning.


Return and Landing, balloon pack-up games and lots of laughs.


Transfer to Marina Mirage at Port Douglas.  Check-in for your Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef cruise before having breakfast at a boardwalk cafe (at your own expense)


Board your Quicksilver Wavepiercer for your cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef. Complimentary Tea & Coffee available.


Arrive at Agincourt Reef Pontoon for 3 & 1/2 hours to enjoy the Outer Barrier Reef. Snorkelling Equipment + Semi Submersible is included with this special package tour. A Hot & Cold tropical smorgasbord lunch is also included.


Boat Departs Pontoon for cruise back to Port Douglas.


Arrive at Marina Mirage Port Douglas for your Quicksilver Cruises Luxury Coach transfers back to your Cairns hotel.

Frequently Asked Questions Here


  • Free door to door airconditioned coach transfers to most Cairns accommodation, hotels & resorts  (Transfer Details here)
  • Spectacular 30 minute Hot Air balloon ride
  • Expert interpretive commentary
  • Cross Country Hot Air Balloon Chase
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride Commemorative Certificate
  • Morning and afternoon teas on board
  • Reef presentation by marine biologist.
  • Hot and cold tropical smorgasbord lunch.
  • All snorkelling equipment provided.
  • Return Wavepiercer cruise from Port Douglas
  • Qualified snorkelling safety officers on hand
  • Underwater observatory fish & coral viewing
  • Coral viewing by semi-submersible vessels
  • Fish feeding [conducted by crew]
  • Free Wifi on coach transfers from all Cairns 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
  • Sunscreen
  • Spending money
  • $6.50 per person to pay EMC Levy to reef operator

Price And Other Details

Tour Conditions:

**** Please note: There is an additional $6.50 per person EMC Levy to Pay On Board to Reef Operator.  ****

  • Prices are valid for travel until 31st March 2018. 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.


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