Image gliding through the open sky during sunrise on a hot air balloon over an incredibly gorgeous city. Sound appealing? Melbourne, Australia is where you need to go to for this truly world-class, unforgettable experience!
There are few major cities around the world where you can traverse by hot air balloon; and there’s no better way to see the world’s most livable city.
Sail the breeze besides sparkling skyscrapers and follow the Yarra River as it unwinds through parks and gardens.
For an hour, it’s just you and the sky. This is what freedom feels like! You have nowhere else in the world to be but here! Just as Melbourne is waking up, you could already be crossing something off your bucket list!
The ride offers a complete 365 degree view of the city at it’s glamorous, which is perfect for sightseeing landmarks such as Eureka Tower, MCG and Port Philip Bay.
The baskets include cushioning around the inside for comfort as well as rope handles when in the landing position.
The ballons provide a safe, comfortable experience which meets the standards of CASA. Usually up to 5 balloons are flown at any one time over Melbourne.
Each basket can hold a 10 passengers but children under the age of 7 years old are unable to fly due to safety regulations.
So if you are looking for a once in a lifetime adventure that gives you a peek at city life from a totally different angle, then ballooning over Melbourne is a must! If such risks are just not your thing and you prefer being safe and sound on the ground, it still is something to go check out for some nice photography for the gram!