Experience Hot Air Ballooning over the Gold Coast

Looking for the Gold Coasts Best Tours? Balloon Aloft Gold Coast offer the best options for Hot Air Ballooning on the Gold Coast and are located only a 40min drive from Brisbane city.

General Information

If you are looking for more information regarding flight times, what the wear, payment information or just general information, head over to our general information page.

Buffet Breakfast

A sumptuous fully catered champagne buffet breakfast at the prestigious Mercure Resort Gold Coast.

Free Transfers

If you are staying in the mainbeach or Broadbeach region you are eligble for a free transfer. Click below to find out more.

Gift Certificates

You can make your own personalised gift certificate directly from our site! Choose from our great range of themes to suit the occasion. You don’t even need to worry about having to wait for them to arrive in the mail! As soon as you have ordered your gift certificate we can email them to you instantly!

  • Valid for twelve months.
  • Fully transferable to another person.
  • Not redeemable for cash.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about the flight experience, bookings, costs or anything else related to our Hot Air Balloons? We usually find most people do, so we have come up with some of the most asked questions and have provided answers to each of them for your convenience. If you cannot find the question to your answer, please feel free to get in touch with us directly, we would be more then happy to help.

If you have a large group or would like to fly on a weekend, it’s recommended that you book two weeks in advance. If you have predetermined dates far in advance then let us know as soon as possible so we can secure your spot immediately.

Although we need some wind to fly the balloon, we can’t fly if there is too much wind. We fly early morning because the winds are at their calmest. Also, a lower ambient temperature means that it is easier to get the balloon off the ground and keep it in the air and we don’t need to heat it to such a high temperature. This in turn means we don’t use so much gas and can fly longer. We also want our passengers to be able to see the spectacular Gold Coast sunrises.
Our largest balloon can carry up to twenty four passengers plus the pilot.
Flights generally last an hour, however a balloon can remain airborne for longer periods, subject to fuel supplies.
We go where the wind goes. However, the wind does go in different directions at different altitudes and so by ascending and descending we can take advantage and select a wind direction that is consistent with our predetermined flight path.
You can expect an unrivalled feeling of freedom and exhilaration as you gently float above the magnificent Gold Coast skyline.
Generally it doesn’t get much colder than what it is on the ground. You don’t feel any wind because you are moving at the same speed as the wind. We also find that the burner acts as an excellent provider of heat.
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