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Ballooning Downunder

The tour departs one and a half hours before dawn from your Alice Springs accommodation. Once in the sky, you can appreciate the vast remoteness and spectacular dawn colours of the Australian outback. After the balloon flight, a short trip through remote bush tracks takes you to their bush breakfast. Marinated chicken drumsticks, fruit basket consisting of watermelon, rockmelon, oranges and strawberries, cheese and water crackers, and chocolate cake. All this is served with chilled bubbly mixed with apple and guava juice, topped with fresh strawberries. Tea, coffee, water and orange juice are also available. Vegetarians can be catered for.

Touring Options

60 Minute Flight and Breakfast

Watch as sunrise colours and highlights the Red Centre on this 60 minute balloon flight departing from Alice Springs. From the sky you can enjoy breathtaking views of the East and West MacDonnell Ranges and the vast desert that stretches to the horizon. After the flight, a short trek through remote bush tracks takes you to a sumptuous bush breakfast before returning to your accommodation. This tour can also be experienced as a 30 minute flight.

Activites and Experiences at Ballooning Downunder

  • Ballooning
  • Birdwatching
  • Scenic Flight
  • Sightseeing
  • Animal Viewing
  • Direct
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Public toilet
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Food and Wine
  • Outback
  • Relaxation
  • Remote
  • Romance
  • Soft Adventure
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • English
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Central Australian Tourism Industry Association
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa

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