Sunrise Balloon Flight in Mansfield

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Rise before the sunrise
Enjoy a 60 minute hot air ballooning experience over Mansfield
Fly with one of the world’s most experienced balloonists in Australia
Inflight commentary and complimentary photos
Admire the grazing land, mountain forests and the amazing Alpine Ranges
Fly over Mansfield - one of the world’s most picturesque flying regions

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Sun, May 26, 2024

What you can expect

Floating high above the Mansfield Countryside in the Victorian Alps, this breathtaking 60 minute sunrise hot air balloon ride is an extraordinary experience to add to your travel bucket list. Nestled in the foothills of the Alpine Ranges, Mansfield is the perfect location for a hot air ballooning flight.

Passengers will be treated to a glorious sunrise as you float over the pastoral basin and countryside that sits at the base of Mount Buller. Enjoy 365 degree views throughout the 60 minute Mansfield hot air balloon ride with complimentary in-flight photos available. Your pilots are amongst the world’s most experienced balloonists and will deliver an award-winning five star ballooning experience to all guests. To begin your Mansfield Hot Air Ballooning adventure, book online here.

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Inclusions
  • 1 hour sunrise balloon flight with Global Ballooning Australia (GBA) an award-winning hot air balloon company
  • In-flight commentary by expert pilots giving passengers an insight into ballooning; including meteorology, altitude, navigation, equipment and air traffic control
  • Free onsite parking at Alzburg Resort
  • Complimentary in-flight photos (Please note that we cannot provide photos if the weather is not suitable for putting up the camera. We recommend to always bring your phone/camera)
  • Complete flight/ground insurance and Launch/landing government fees
  • Interactive experience in the inflation/ deflation processes
  • A flight certificate, postcard and e-coupon booklet
Itinerary
  • PRE-FLIGHT
  • On arrival at the meeting point passengers will be required to:
  • Notify our team of their arrival, complete a waiver and medical information form
  • Board our buses and transfer to the launch site where they may help with the launch, or stand back and take pictures
  • Join a short safety and instruction briefing at the launch site
  • After we complete our pre-flight routine, we will float up and away for a spectacular one-hour hot air balloon flight.
  • Please note the exact time and flight direction will vary depending on weather conditions but is roughly 1hr
  • POST-FLIGHT
  • After we land, passengers can assist our staff to pack up the balloon before boarding our buses and returning to the initial meeting place (this is not compulsory, so passengers should tell staff if they do not wish to help).
  • After the balloon is packed away, we head back to the original meeting place
Time
  • We always meet at the meeting location 1.5 hours before sunrise which will vary throughout the different seasons
  • The meeting timing will be confirmed the night prior at 6pm to the flight date – details are on our flight confirmation which is emailed to you upon booking.
Duration
  • 1 hour Ballooning Flight
Departure Location
  • Departure from Alzburg Resort - 39 Malcolm Street, Mansfield 3722
What To Bring
  • Wear clothes suitable for hiking, including sturdy shoes, warm socks and a cap, plus sunglasses if you wish.
  • We meet before sunrise so depending on the time of year and weather, it can be extremely cold.
  • Generally, it will not be any colder in the air during the flight than on the ground, so wear layered clothing that can be removed as the day warms up.
  • The burners radiate heat so it is recommended to wear a hat. The burners can sometimes drip water mixed with Carbon. GBA will not be responsible for clothing that is stained or damaged.
  • Your feet can get wet and cold in the early morning dew; closed toe shoes are recommended and a change of socks.
  • High-heeled shoes and open toe shoes, such as thongs are NOT suitable.
  • Bring a camera to capture stunning photos on your flight!
Additional Information
  • Child rates are between the ages of 6-12 years only. Children under the age of 6 are not permitted.
  • Ballooning is a weather dependent activity, so if the balloon flight is cancelled due to inclement weather passengers can either reschedule or receive a refund.
  • All rates are retail prices in AUD and per person, unless otherwise stated.
Cancellation Policy
  • More than 7 days before your flight - You're welcome to make changes & alterations without any fees incurred
  • Between 7 days & 48 hours before your flight - A $50 per person cancellation/alteration fee will be charged; We will allow a full refund minus 50% per person
  • Within 48 hours of your flight no changes are permitted - Passengers are advised to make their own insurance provisions in the case of unforeseen circumstances including being unwell to fly due to illness. Under no circumstances will flights be refunded or rescheduled if passengers cancel or do not show for their ballooning experience on the morning of the scheduled flight.
  • Large groups of passengers have different cancellation conditions to be advised at time of enquiry.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of flight
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
From
$495.00AUD
or 4 payments of $123.75 with more info