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5.00am (approx)

Pick-up at your accommodation by a Hot Air coach for your special Port  Douglas tour package, there's 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 & landing, balloon pack-up games & lots of laughs.


Your Hot Air Balloon tour driver will drop you off to the Freshwater Connections Train Station where you will be met by a Reef & Rainforest Coaches Representative. You will then board the 9.45am  Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda.


Arrive in the village in the rainforest, Kuranda,  for free time to go shopping and sightseeing. Kuranda Markets are daily.


Board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway with time for 2 worthwhile stops on your way down from Kuranda to explore the rainforest.


Arrive at Skyrail Caravonica Station for our bus return to your Port Douglas accommodation.

Train closed for maintenance: 2016 -  1st and 2nd December.   2017-  April 20th and 21st, June 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th, October 12th and 13th, November 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st, December 4th and 5th.

Skyrail closed for maintenance: 2017 -  March 24th, 25th and 26th, May 8th until 4th June inclusive.



Frequently Asked Questions Here


  • Free door to door airconditioned coach transfers to most Port Douglas accommodation, including Holiday Houses, Apartments, Resorts and Hotels  (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
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail Train Ride
  • Free time to explore Kuranda Village and the Kuranda Markets
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Free Wifi on coach transfers from all Port Douglas accommodation

What To Bring

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

Price And Other Details

Tour Conditions:

  • 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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