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Sunrise Ballooning in Alice Springs

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  • Location: Alice Springs, Australia
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2478_OUTA54
Float above the Outback desert on this exciting hot air balloon adventure! Rise before dawn and watch your balloon inflate in the early rays of daybreak, before boarding your balloon and heading aloft. Drift over this barren landscape and spot wildlife from the air. Enjoy a light champagne breakfast on the landing site. This is a great way to see the Outback.


  • Scenic air tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Start your ballooning adventure in the pre-dawn when the outback sky is alight with the brightest stars and the air is fresh and cool. Inflation of the balloon begins with the first faint glow of dawn in the east and we are aloft when the powerful rays of sunrise light up this ancient red land and its brooding sentinel, the MacDonnell Ranges.

Drift over this rugged landscape and appreciate its immensity and the flashes of green and ruby pink that announce wheeling budgerigars and galahs. After the flight enjoy a light champagne breakfast, which is served on the landing site. A superb way to see the Australian outback.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from selected Alice Springs hotels
Departure Time:
Hotel pick ups start approximately one and a half hours before dawn.

All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.

4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Tour concludes in Alice Springs approximately 4 hours after departure

Pricing information

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30-minute flight
Code: SRB30

30-minute hot air balloon tour over the Australian outback at sunrise. Includes pickup/drop off from Alice Springs hotels and light champagne breakfast

USD $190.70
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60-minute flight
Code: SRB60

60-minute hot air balloon tour over the Australian outback at sunrise. Includes pickup/drop off from Alice Springs hotels and light champagne breakfast

USD $259.07
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Sunrise Ballooning in Alice Springs

Sunrise Ballooning

  • 30 or 60 minute hot air balloon flight (depending on option selected)
  • Light Champagne Breakfast
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • The listed price does not include a AUD 25.00 per person Civil Aviation Recovery Levy, payable at the time of tour check-in.
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Participants must be able to climb into the balloon basket and stand upright for the duration of the flight.
  • Not recommended for child aged 5 and under
  • Children must be 6 years old, or stand at 1.4 metres tall.
Light Champagne Breakfast
  • Champagne
  • Tropical fruit juice
  • Selection of muesli biscuits, slices
  • Cheese
  • Fresh fruit
Menu subject to change without notice

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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Katie O, December 2014

When booking this trip I was concerned about how much I had spent, however it was one of the most memorable things me and my 9yr old son did in Australia! We had a fantastic time, from watching the balloon be inflated...and deflated and packed away. I didn't realise there would be soo many of us in one basket (16 in total) but in the end this was an advantage as other. People asked questions that I had not thought to ask and I found interesting (they could also take pics for you). The guide was very friendly and knowledgable. He helped us with everything we needed and the champagne breakfast in the middle of the desert was equally as fabulous. The guides couldn't top your glass up enough and the picnic style breakfast muffins and fruit were perfect! We had a fantastic time.

Reviewed by: John E, May 2014

Worth getting out of bed for. It was a fabulous experience with great views; laughter and a champagne can't get any better.

From USD $190.70

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Tour code: 2478_OUTA54