Enjoy a truly memorable experience of hot air ballooning with picturesque views and breathtaking scenery, then a delicious champagne picnic style breakfast before returning to Cairns. In the afternoon, it's time for adventure as you tackle grade 2-3 rapids through the stunning Barron Gorge!
Taking a hot air balloon flight across Queensland's Tablelands at dawn is on of THE activities to experience in Cairns. You can be floating serenely across the sky taking in the glory of a tropical sunrise before anyone else has even woken! You will be picked up from your accommodation and driven out to Atherton Tablelands to enjoy a 30 minute dawn flight before being dropped back at your accommodation.
In the afternoon you will be picked up at your accommodation for your short journey to the Barron River for a fantastic introduction to white water rafting. Offering guaranteed water levels year round, no experience is necessary to raft these grade 3 rapids. Rescue 3 trained guides will offer you all the tuition you need to ensure that you enjoy your Rafting experience.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
Each balloon basket can hold up to 20 people.
In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider
Dress warmly as it can be cold early in the morning
Rafting - To bring on the day - swimming costume, secure/enclosed footwear (that can get wet), towel, change of clothes, water resistant sunscreen, bag to put wet clothes in, a cap that can be worn under your helmet and money for photos, drinks and souvenirs after rafting.
Tours depart from Cairns with pick ups from local accommodation providers.