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Dubai Hot Air Balloon Flight Including Gourmet Breakfast and Falconry Demonstration

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Enjoy one of Dubai’s once-in-a-lifetime experiences with this sunrise hot air balloon flight, which comes complete with a falcon display and gourmet breakfast. Ride a hot air balloon over the desert as daylight breaks, watch for wildlife below, witness the rare spectacle of a falcon flying from the balloon, and finish with a desert reserve breakfast. Your experience is made extra smooth with convenient return Dubai hotel transfers.
  • See the Dubai desert from above on a sunrise hot air balloon ride
  • Experience dawn over the sands and soak in views of wildlife and dunes
  • Once-in-a-lifetime sight of a falcon flying from the balloon
  • All-inclusive trip with gourmet desert breakfast and Dubai hotel transfers
What to Expect
After pre-dawn pickup in Dubai, travel to the balloon launch site at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve by air-conditioned minivan.

Watch the crew inflating your hot air balloon and after a safety briefing, settle into the basket with a epilot. Each basket has ample room for 24 passengers, with space for everyone to enjoy the views.

Ascend into the air at sunrise and listen as your pilot points out geological features and wildlife below. Then, enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle of a falcon swoop from the balloon and soar at 4,000 feet (1,219 meters).

After admiring the falcon demonstration and desert scenery, touch down safely and journey to a desert retreat where you can freshen up in private, pristine bathrooms. Then, savor a gourmet breakfast of delicacies such as smoked salmon and caviar before your experience concludes with a drop-off at the Dubai starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels in Dubai.
Departure Time
4:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Dubai
  • Flight with Falcon show from the Balloon
  • Gourmet Breakfast
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir video
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear, including a light jacket, hat and sunglasses are highly recommended
  • Not recommended for child aged 4 and under
  • Please note: If you are staying in a residential area your central pick-up point will be from Dubai Outlet Mall (parking area next to the white Dome)
  • The Falcon will be in the Balloon
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The trip this morning was outstanding in many ways. An early morning start at 4:10am UAE time did not spoil the spirits . The whole experience of falconry on a hot air ballon, the balloon ride over the desert, the well planned itinerary post the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank keentraveller27
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Keentraveller27, Thank you for the kind review. It is great to hear that you had a wonderful experience. We are very glad that you enjoyed the hot air balloon ride. Thanks once again for the recommendation and compliments towards Captain Richard and the entire...More

Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to catch one of the last Hotair Balloon rides for the season. They picked us up around 3:30 am. It took us around 40 minutes of travel time to get to the site. Glad we had Capt. Andrews to guide us...More

2  Thank kcc418
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2019

Hi KCC418, Good for you to have been able to catch the ride this season. We are glad you were able to fly in the company of our knowledgeable Capt. Andrew. Thank you for the kind review and suggestion. We would be sure to share...More

Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic experince would recommend to anyone couldn't have felt safer. Our driver Nikki made our experince even betterMore

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MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

Hi Lauren M, Thank you for your review! It is great to hear that you had a fantastic experience. We are very glad that you enjoyed the hot air balloon ride and that Nikki was able to make it even special. We would be sure...More

Reviewed April 9, 2019

What a wonderful way to start the day! Floating over the vast desert in a hot air balloon as the sun begins to rise is simply breathtaking. As it gets lighter the ever changing colours of the sand dunes below keep you mesmerized. Looking down...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Adam M, Guest Relations Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2019

Hi Carole, What you have described is exactly the kind of experience that we aim to provide every day for each of our passengers. We work really hard at it so we are thrilled at your wonderful comments. Thank you! Mabel

Reviewed April 7, 2019

If you're visiting Dubai this really is a "must do" experience. From start to finish the trip was extremely well organised with no hanging around. The collection from the hotel was punctual and the driver was very friendly, On route to the balloon we picked...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank spekescall
Adam M, Guest Relations Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2019

We love it when our passengers can experience those special moments with loved ones while flying with us.We appreciate that you can see that you get what you pay for. Best Regards, Mabel

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June 13, 2019|
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Response from kcc418 | Reviewed this property |
They end every May 31, because from June to August, the weather will be so hot.
April 23, 2019|
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Response from Presh23 | Reviewed this property |
We got picked up at our hotel and then taken to the desert where we got onto the hot air ballon. It’s an early morning We then had breakfast outside. It was a lovely view
March 11, 2019|
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Response from snshn3 | Reviewed this property |
To get in and out of the canister is pretty tricky. In fact they don’t recommended for people with back problems. I assume it would be the same for a pregnant woman.
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