Balloon Aloft - Pokolbin

Balloon Aloft

Come fly with Balloon Aloft and enjoy panoramas of the beautiful Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region. Lifting off as a new day dawns, you’ll marvel at the vineyards with a backdrop of spectacular mountain ranges and eucalypt forests. Australia’s first hot-air balloon operator, Balloon Aloft offers passengers award-winning services and has been flying since 1980. An experienced team, pilots include an Australian ballooning champion and a world women’s ballooning champion.

As you gently float for about an hour, you’ll discover the delightful Hunter Valley wine areas of Pokolbin, Lovedale, Rothbury or Broke. Then, celebrate with a gourmet champagne breakfast at Peterson House, a winery producing sparkling wines. The Hunter Valley is two hours north of Sydney by car. Balloon Aloft operates all year, weather permitting. Tours depart between 4.30am and 6.30am, depending on the time of the year. Balloon Aloft also operates in the Camden Valley, in Sydney’s west.

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Hunter Valley

Multi-award winning Balloon Aloft has been ballooning in the Hunter Valley since 1980. Located just two hours north of Sydney and forty-five minutes from Newcastle, the Hunter Valley - Australia's premier vineyard region - offers the perfect backdrop for the flight of a lifetime. Hunter Valley balloon flights begin at sunrise and take in views of the picturesque wine regions of Pokolbin, Lovedale, Rothbury or Broke. Balloon flights last approximately one hour and are followed by a delicious gourmet breakfast and champagne celebration at the famous Peterson House winery and Restaurant. Can cater the daily sunrise balloon flights for individuals, corporate groups or intimate VIP flights.
Start Location Corner Broke Road and Wine Country Drive Pokolbin
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $339.00 - $339.00 Subject to change and availability

Camden (Sydney-Macarthur Region) Balloon Flights

Fly over the glorious Camden Valley enjoying views of the historic Macarthur region. A flight with Balloon Aloft is the perfect gift for any special occasion - whether it is a romantic engagement or wedding, a birthday, anniversary or Christmas gift. For an idyllic weekend adventure, fly in the beautiful Camden Valley, where commercial ballooning first began in Australia. Just 55 minutes south west of Sydney's city centre, whether you are looking for a weekend getaway, or celebrating a special occasion you will leave revitalised, with your head in the clouds! The morning begins one hour before sunrise.
Start Location Camden Valley Inn Camden South
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $339.00 - $339.00 Subject to change and availability