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Who Are We?

Welcome to HOT AIR Ballooning Cairns! We are Australia’s premier operator of hot air balloon rides, with the biggest fleet of aircraft in the country. Our team include our Chief Pilot, our Senior Pilots, Flight Support Crew, Coach Drivers, Marketing, Management, Reservations and Accounts. With over 23 years of operation, Hot Air Ballooning Cairns offers flights every morning in our world class, unique designed aircraft.

Only the Best will do Enjoy the wonderful scenery and relax as you float serenely across the Atherton Tablelands near Cairns. Our safety systems, equipment and training and development programs are industry leading, so know that you’re in good hands. Choose from our available tours and book your ride with us today!

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Return Air Conditioned Coach Transfers. Free Wifi on coach transfers from all Cairns accommodation. Expert interpretive commentary. Pick-up at all Cairns accommodation & hotels by a Hot Air Cairns coach for your Hot Air Balloon ride. There is a one hour transfer. Pickup times are confirmed on booking. We can drop you back to your Cairns accommodation or, with prior notice, we can drop you off to the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Skyrail, Tjapukai or perhaps a Cairns cafe or restaurant if you would like to have breakfast at your own arrangements.


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Hot Air Ballooning Cairns operates in the morning - when the light is magical. Take your own photos and share these online, or have our experienced staff take a professional souvenir photograph for you. We even take photos whilst flying high over the picturesque countryside! All souvenir photos are available to purchase online at


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Take off from Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands and enjoy the picturesque landscape at dawn. Spend 30 minutes floating in your Hot Air Balloon; time to really breathe in the clean Australian air and enjoy the wide-open spaces! Hot Air Ballooning Cairns has 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!


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As the operators of Australia’s most popular flights we take more photos and fly more people in balloons than anyone else in the country. We have over 60 GB of hot air balloon images archived from gentle flights near Cairns!

Have you flown with us already? View your souvenir photos here!

Souvenir Photos

Our simple online purchase system allows our guests to quickly and easily review the photos we took of them on the morning, portraits, special remote control in-flight photos and team packup photos, before purchasing and downloading a high resolution copy, at your convenience, where you may be!

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+61 7 40399900


Cairns, QLD, Australia