Hot Air Ballooning at Cairns with Fitzroy Island Day Package
Reward yourself with the ultimate hot air ballooning experience. Take in the wonders of Cairns beautiful highlands, which are also known as the also known as the Atherton Tablelands as your pilot takes you on a magical journey. Then be whisked away to the beautiful Fitzroy Island for a day on the reef.
You will be picked up from your Cairns accommodation and travel to Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands. On arrival at the launch site, watch as the pilots prepare the balloons for your flight. As an Express customer you will be on the first flight of the day.
Embark on your scenic 30 minute flight. You will have a chance to see awakening wildlife, amazing views over the farm lands and Great Dividing Range. Listen as your pilot gives an informative and entertaining commentary. Your 30 minute Hot Air Ballooning experience will not be easily be forgotten!
Upon landing, you will board the coach for your Express return to Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal. Depart from Marlin Marina; traveling through the calm coastal waters you will enjoy a scenic 50 minute cruise to Fitzroy Island.
Once you arrive, you have free time to explore Fitzroy Island at your leisure. Take a walk through the National Park, relax on the beach or swim right off the shore (stinger suits recommended November-April).
If you have selected a package including snorkelling and/or a Glass Bottom Boat tour, you will get to enjoy these activities. Plus, you will have use of the paddle skis and stand up paddle boards during your time on the island.
All packages include lunch. Your lunch is stored at the Beach Hire Hut and can be collected whenever you are hungry.
All Beach Hire equipment MUST be returned by 3:30pmm with boarding beginning at 4:15pm. You will depart the island at 4:30pm for your return transfer to the Cairns Marina, arriving approximately 5:20pm.
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2019 - 2020 season. The 2019 - 2020 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2019 to the 31st March 2020. The 2020 - 2021 season rates commence on the 1st April 2020.