These are the hottest hot air balloon rides around Australia

You can fly high with a scenic hot air balloon ride while keeping a clean conscience with these amazing options around the country.

Two hot air balloons fly above the Avon Valley in WA.
  • Deborah Grunfeld
  • October 2019

Float high above the ground and enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the landscape below. These four options are serene – and green.

Windward Balloon Adventures, Avon Valley, WA

It’s only a 90-minute drive from Perth but it feels like you’re a world away from the city, hovering over the scenic Avon River. opens in new window

Global Ballooning Australia, Yarra Valley, VIC

Imbibe views of the vineyards, an hour from Melbourne, then take a tour of the wineries. opens in new window

A hot air balloon flies above vineyards in the Yarra Valley in Victoria.
Soar above one of Victoria's most spectacular wine regions on a balloon ride.

Fly Me to the Moon, Brisbane, QLD

Great name, great ethos. This company prides itself on being the first Australian hot air venture to adopt an eco policy. opens in new window

Balloon Aloft, Byron Bay, NSW

Try to decide which is more delicious – being one of the first to see the sunrise in Australia or a post-flight breakfast at the renowned Three Blue Ducks. opens in new window

So if you’d like to see the stunning Australian landscape from a different point of view, fly up, up and away with these four amazing hot air balloon experiences.