Port Douglas
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Port Douglas: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

1. Port Douglas: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

Meet your experienced ballooning team at Atherton Tablelands at 6.00 AM, just in time to witness the inflation of the hot air balloons. Experience the fun and unique sensation of a hot air balloon ride over the Atherton Tablelands, Australia. Enjoy the picturesque landscape at sunrise with 60-minutes of flying time. At 6.30 AM the patchwork panorama below brings new sights every day, watch out for the variety of Australian birdlife and take in the peace and serenity that is hot air ballooning.

Port Douglas: Great Barrier Reef 30-Minute Scenic Flight

2. Port Douglas: Great Barrier Reef 30-Minute Scenic Flight

See the Great Barrier Reef in all its beauty from the air. Take off from Port Douglas and fly over 4 Mile Beach. See other sights, including Snapper Island, Cape Tribulation, and the Daintree Rainforest in the distance. Be treated to a picture-postcard view of Low Isles. Fly low over Batt Reef for opportunities to spot stingrays, manta rays, turtles, sharks, dugongs, dolphins, and even whales.

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What people are saying about Port Douglas

We had a major issue with the fact that this balloon ride is advertised as 'Port Douglas Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride', when in actual fact it is based in Mareeba and we had to drive from Port Douglas at 3am for one and a half hours to get to Mareeba! This should be stated very clearly at the top of the ad, not in the fine print further down. We had problems trying to change the day for our ride because of the confusion of the departure destination and the fact that we couldn't find a hire car for the date we initially arranged the ride for. In the end, the company allowed us to change our day and we managed to get to Mareeba for our ride. The pilot Frank and his assistants Roy and Tony were outstanding and we felt very safe with them. Our sunrise balloon ride was wonderful with perfect weather, it was a beautiful experience.

It was a 30th Anniversary surprise for my husband. He wasn’t keen to start with but didn’t take him long to love it. It was very peaceful, great commentary and will definitely recommend it to family and friends should they travel to Cairns/Port Douglas. Thank you

The pilot was awesome,he really had some great knowledge about the reef key dates and local area. The views were amazing and the pilot ensured we got as close as allowed to lots of marine life during the flight.

Fabulous experience. I'm afraid of heights bit loved every moment of the trip. The crew were very experienced but also very entertaining. Thoroughly recommended!

All the staff assisted in this superb experience, thanks!!!