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Balloon Flight Over the Yarra Valley with Champagne Breakfast

Enjoy a memorable balloon flight over one of Australia's premier wine growing regions. The Yarra Valley is home to 90 vineyards and 35 wineries, many of which hold a reputation for creating world-class wines.

Just 50 minutes from Melbourne, The Yarra Valley, famous for it's Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris, is home to over 90 vineyards and 35 wineries.

One of Victoria's most popular tourist destinations, the Yarra Valley boasts many walking and cycling tracks throughout the Warrandyte State Park and both the Yarra Ranges and Kinglake National Parks making this an ideal place for a hot air balloon adventure.

Your morning balloon flight starts from the Rochford Winery where you will be given the chance to assist with the launch if you desire. As you rise above the winery to take in the many vineyards in the area, the sun rises with you creating a breathtaking sight.

Relax as the wind floats you along over the beautiful Yarra Valley with views to the surrounding mountains before you land and head back to Rochford Winery for a delicious breakfast.

Experience Includes

  • One hour sunrise balloon flight over the Yarra Valley
  • Opportunity to assist with the launch of the balloon
  • Gourmet champagne breakfast
  • Pick-up and drop off from most Melbourne city hotels
  • Flight certificate and souvenir pack
  • In-Flight photography with the opportunity to purchase a souvenir USB after the flight.

Experience Excludes

  • Optional gratuities
  • Refreshments

Departs

Daily, year round, except Christmas Day.

Departure location

Hotel transfers available from most Melbourne city hotels.

Start times

Around two hours before sunrise. Your exact departure time will be confirmed locally.

Duration

Around 4-5 hours, including a 60 minute flight.

Terms & Conditions

  • You will receive a voucher for this experience. Please read it thoroughly.
  • As tour departs prior to sunrise, it can be extremely cold depending on the time of year, so layered clothing is recommended which can be removed as the day warms up. Wear clothes for hiking, sturdy shoes, warm socks, a cap and sunglasses, and don't forget your camera!
  • Ballooning is an audience participation activity and you will be encouraged to assist with the set up and pack away of the balloon, so please be aware that clothing may get stained or dirty.
  • Children under 7 years of age are not catered for.
  • After breakfast, you will be dropped back at Federation Square OR Queen Victoria Market in the city.
  • The burners can radiate heat so a hat is recommended.
  • Cameras are welcome but are carried at your own risk.