Raging Thunder Adventures

Port Douglas Hot Air Balloon Flight - 30 Minutes

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  • Scenic 30 minute Hot Air Balloon Flight
  • Cross country balloon chase
  • Perfect half day activity
  • Hotel transfers included (if required)
  • Hot & cold breakfast in an Aussie bush setting
  • Glass of champagne as your relive the adventure
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What you need to know

Leaving from Port Douglas early in the morning, experience the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands from up above with an incredible 30 minute hot air ballooning experience. Travelling in comfort to the departure point by coach, you'll enjoy beautiful scenery for the entirety of the ride changing from gorgeous coastline through to lush hinterland.

Once at the departure point, you'll enjoy the opportunity to watch as the balloon is inflated before climbing on board for a very picturesque adventure. In the air, stunning views of the Atherton Tablelands will be on offer as you enjoy a cross country balloon chase. A very serene and relaxing experience, watch on as the sun begins to rise, creating a beautiful backdrop to float against. Be sure to pack your camera as you are guaranteed to witness sights that you'll never want to forget!

Once you have arrived safely on the ground, enjoy a hot and cold champagne breakfast in an Aussie bush setting as you celebrate your bucket list experience. Photographs will be available for purchase if you do forget your camera. Tours return to Port Douglas accommodation at approximately 10.30am.

Enjoy the ultimate way to experience a different side of Port Douglas from up above with this 30 minute Port Douglas Hot Air Ballooning experience! Book yours in today.


  • 30 minute scenic hot air balloon flight
  • Cross country balloon chase
  • Hot & cold champagne breakfast in an Aussie bush setting
  • Hotel transfers from Port Douglas (if chosen)


  • $30pp Civil Aviation Levy payable on the day of the tour
  • Photographs (available for purchase on completion of your experience)


  • Breathtaking views over the Atherton Tablelands
  • Feel the serenity of floating in a hot air balloon
  • Cross country balloon chase
  • Glass of champagne to celebrate your adventure
  • Hot & cold breakfast in an Aussie bush setting
  • Photographs available for purchase

Sample Breakfast Menu

  • Danish pastry
  • Chocolate and cranberry muesli bar
  • Piece of fruit
  • Orange juice
  • Smoked ham, roast pepper and spinach frittata
  • Beef chipolata and tomato
  • Champagne with orange or guava juice
  • Tea and coffee

Tour Times

  • Flights depart daily from Port Douglas hotels at approximately 4am and return at approximately 10.30am. If self driving, drive your vehicle to the Mareeba Heritage Museum where you will be greeted by Hot Air Ballooning staff and transferred to the balloon take off location

What to Bring

  • Jacket and long pants during the cooler months (May - September)
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Bottle of water and a snack
  • Comfortable flat shoes
  • Booking confirmation and money for extras

Important Information

  • There is no height limit for flying
  • The basket is approximately 120cm high, there are a couple of footholds on a side of basket and small children can have views through those holes
  • The minimum age for a child to fly is 4 years and those under 18 years must travel with a guardian or parent
  • Ballooning is not suitable for anyone who may be pregnant
  • Participants must be able to stand unassisted
  • It is a CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) requirement that participants are able to climb in and out of the basket unaided using the footholds provided

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
Need help? Contact our friendly customer support service. 1300 935 532 Help Code: E9A-31A2