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Barossa Valley Hot Air Balloon Ride with Breakfast

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    What to Expect
    After early morning arrival or pickup from your Barossa Valley hotel, meet your expert pilot at Barossa Balloon Adventures and head to the best launch site for your flight.

    Upon arrival at the launch site, your pilot and crew start the balloon inflation process, which takes about 30-40 minutes. Marvel as the huge balloon puffs up and rises off the ground and keep your camera handy for great photo ops. You are also welcome to help out during the process for a more hands-on experience.

    Before your flight, your pilot provides a safety briefing and answers any questions you may have. Then, step into the basket of the hot air balloon and, when ready, experience the incredible feeling of gently lifting off the ground into the sky.

    Enjoy stunning bird's-eye views of Barossa Valley as the sun comes up. As you glide over the beautiful landscape, your pilot shares informative commentary about the landmarks below and the history of the region.

    Though Barossa Valley is small in size, it is one of Australia’s most famous wine regions, producing more than 20 percent of the nation’s wine. Local farms also grow and produce a variety of goods that make the region a renowned foodie destination as well.

    Your pilot expertly lands the balloon after approximately a 1-hour flight. We then return to Barossa Balloon Adventures to celebrate your morning’s adventures with a delicious breakfast and a glass of local sparkling wine. 

    Breakfast
    • Linke’s Butchers traditionally smoked bacon
    • Linke’s Butchers German bratwurst sausage
    • Oven roasted tomatoes with Barossa Valley Cheese Co feta
    • Sauteed mushrooms with garden fresh herbs
    • Free range eggs
    • Tanunda Bakery sourdough bread
    • Fresh seasonal fruit
    • Barossa Coffee Roasters coffeeIf you have not already told us of any  dietary requirements ie; 

    Vegetarian 

    Gluten Free

    Vegan

    Please tell us immediately so we can cater for you.

    When you have finished your meal, receive a flight certificate that commemorates your Barossa Valley hot air balloon experience. You'll also have the option of purchasing souvenir photos.

     The total duration of this unique experience is approximately 5-hours.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Barossa Balloon Adventures or we can pick you up from local Barossa accommodation if required.
    Departure Time
    Pre-Flight Check-In

    Your flight may be cancelled due to unsuitable weather conditions. The most common reason for cancelling a flight is wind speed. Anything more than light winds is too fast. Other conditions that will keep us grounded include very hot days, rain, total fire ban, low visibility (fog/extremely low cloud) and thunder storms.  

    Please call Barossa Balloon Adventures on 8562 3111 the night before your flight, between 5:30 – 5:45pm, to check that the weather conditions will be OK for flying the next morning, and to confirm the meeting time. 

    If you have any last minute questions about your hot air ballooning experience before you go, now is the time to ask. Fingers crossed for flyable weather.

    If the weather forecast is good, please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start time. We look forward to seeing you next week. It's going to be great.

    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • If required a hotel pickup and drop-off (Barossa Valley hotels only)
    • Professional pilot
    • Safety briefing
    • Breakfast
    • A glass of sparkling wine
    Exclusions
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Transport to or from Adelaide
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 6 years
    • Pregnant women are unable to participate
    • Passengers should be in good health and be reasonably active. You should be able to bend the knees and hold on with two hands to the rope handles inside the basket
    • Civil Aviation Safety Authority regulations prevent disabled or handicapped people from participating
    • Please dress in comfortable clothing for the overnight minimum temperature and wear flat soled walking shoes. In cooler months a change of shoes may be needed due to wet dewy grass. A hat is recommended
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    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 September 15, 2019

    My wife and I dreamed of riding in a hot air balloon and this was a wonderful experience expertly piloted by Justin. Took off at dawn to admire the beauty of the Barossa Valley drifting in silence punctured only by the intermittent sounds of the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank CharlesS84
    Reviewed September 14, 2019

    Such an amazing morning, you feel more like you're gliding than flying! Going into and then above the clouds was simply magical - combined with the gorgeous views of sunrise over the valley, this is definitely worth the early morning wake up! We had booked...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Courtney G
    Reviewed August 23, 2019

    This was my first hot air ballooning experience and it well and truly exceeded expectations. Would absolutely recommend as you will be in safe hands.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Holly H
    Reviewed August 2, 2019

    Absolutely fantastic experience. Want to go again. Justin and family were great and the breakfast afterwards was fantastic. Thanks also for the chocolate birthday cake which was a lovely surprise and totally unexpected. Got some great photos. Not scary at all for anyone feeling apprehensive.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Tracey S
    Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

    At first a little disappointed that the wind conditions in the Barossa caused us to fly from Blanchetown. Absolutely awesome. The pilot lined us up on the river and we followed it for about 10k. Beautiful scenery. Don't be deterred if you're afraid of heights....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Paul S
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