Self Drive, Balloon, Kuranda and Skyrail combo

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Ride Highlights
  • Spectacular Hot Air Balloon ride 
  • Commemorative Certificate
  • Glass of bubbly or juice on landing
  • Glide over Australia’s pristine tropical rainforest
  • Spectacular views of the Barron Gorge
  • Hover over the mighty Barron River
05.00am (approx)

Meet the Hot Air coach at Tjapukai for a one hour transfer through the Kuranda rainforest. Pickup times are confirmed on booking.


Experience the fun & unique sensation of a hot air balloon ride over the Atherton Tablelands, Australia. We fly at Mareeba in the Cairns Highlands. Enjoy the picturesque landscape at sunrise. 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. It's just like a balloon festival every day!


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


Drop off to Kuranda Village where you can have a coffee and/or breakfast at your own expense.  Enjoy shopping and exploring the Kuranda Markets which are open daily from 9.30am as well as other attractions in Kuranda like the Koala Gardens, Bird World or the Butterfly Sanctuary.



Skyrail is booked for your ride of 1½ hrs through the rainforest canopy to the bottom of the mountain, there is time for two very worthwhile interpretation centre stops along the way, Red Peak and Barron Falls. Skyrail departs at 15 minute intervals.

An approximate 8 min Skyrail ride before arriving at Barron Falls Station, which has a rainforest interpretation centre, lookouts and a historical display. Plan to spend 20-30 minutes here.

An approximate 15 minute Skyrail ride before reaching the Red Peak station, which consists of a boardwalk through the rainforest including complimentary Ranger guided tour. Plan to spend 20 minutes here.

Final Skyrail ride is approximate 10 minutes before reaching the final stop, Smithfield Station.



Arrive at the Skyrail Smithfield station and just a short stroll out to the car park back to your vehicle. 



**This package is not available for sale by Travel agents and is only available on this website**

  • Spectacular Hot Air balloon ride
  • Expert interpretive commentary
  • Glass of bubbly or juice on landing
  • Digital photo package
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride Commemorative Certificate
  • Glide over 7.5kms over Australia’s pristine tropical rainforest
  • Hover just metres above the rainforest canopy before descending through the canopy layers
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Barron Gorge
  • Hover over the mighty Barron River
  • 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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