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Hot Air Ballooning Yarra Valley and Winery Tour

Yarra Valley, VIC
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BA331

Highlights

  • Incredible views of the Yarra Valley
  • Learn from the best at four wineries
  • Great way to experience the best of the Valley

Live life to the fullest! Combine the best of food and wine with a hot-air balloon sunrise flight! You leave Melbourne for your hot-air balloon flight, which is followed with sparkling wine and breakfast. Then its off to tour some of the finest wineries in the Yarra Valley. And all this in one day!

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Hot air balloon flight
  • Fully guided winery tour with tastings
  • Lunch

Make use of the complimentary pick up service from the Melbourne CBD or meet your pilot at the launch site for a safety briefing before joining in to help launch the balloon.

Drift gently over the Yarra Valley, looking down upon the land from the basket for unique, one in a lifetime views across the landscape. After your 60 minute flight, enjoy a full buffet breakfast complimented by a glass of sparkling wine.

But the day is far from over! You’ll be transported to Yering Station, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Domaine Chandon where you will learn the finer points of wine tasting so that you can swirl, sniff and slurp your way through the day.

Sit down to a delicious lunch at Balgownie Estate while some of the staff share their favourite wines with you.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Flights and tours operate daily and are subject to weather and availability
  • Not available on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
  • The duration of your flight will be 60 minutes and the total experience runs from an hour before sunrise to approximately 5pm

Numbers on the Day

There can be between 10 and 24 people on the day.

Weather

This experience may be affected by the weather. If your balloon flight is cancelled your winery tour will proceed and you are advised to contact us to arrange an alternate pick-up location. We will then reschedule your balloon flight for another day.

Dress Code

It is recommended that you wear casual and comfortable clothing that is suitable for hiking. You will need to dress in warm clothes for the morning and wear layers that you can take off as the day heats up. Bring sunglasses, a hat and a camera. High-heeled shoes are not suitable.

... and Importantly

Guidelines

  • You must be 18 years of age or over to participate in this experience
  • You must be able to stand in the basket of the hot-air balloon for the 60-minute duration of the flight
  • Amendment fees will apply if winery tour is rescheduled within 24 hours of departure date

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

  • You will lose the full cost of your flight if you fail to show up for your flight. You may send someone else in your place if you wish
  • Within 48 hours prior: No changes are permitted - passengers are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforseen circumstances. Under no circumstances will flights be refunded or re-scheduled if passengers cancel or do not show
  • Between 48 hours and 7 days: A non-refundable $50 per person rebooking fee will be charged directly payable to the supplier; weekday flights will need to be re-scheduled on a weekday flight only
  • Accommodation and Wine tour packages are non-refundable and should the flight be cancelled due to inclement weather this does not apply
  • Interstate customers who's flight is cancelled due to weather may be eligible for an exchange for another RedBalloon experience. Please note a $25 cancellation fee will apply. All cancellation are at the discretion of the supplier