Go Wild Ballooning offer hot air balloon rides over the Yarra Valley every day of the year, weather permitting. Post flight enjoy 5 star gourmet breakfast at the prestigious Chateau Yering Historic House Hotel.
The flight morning commences at our Yarra Valley meeting point Chateau Yering Historic House Hotel approximately one hour prior to sunrise. The meeting time is confirmed the evening before your flight when you contact our duty pilot as per the ‘Booking Itinerary’. Go Wild Ballooning will transfer you from the meeting point to the appropriate launch site for the morning. The launch site is determined by the wind speed and direction. We inflate the balloon and encourage passenger participation. Passengers are welcome to take photographs. The hot air balloon flight is approximately one hour with magnificent views of the vineyards, mountains and the meandering Yarra River below. After your flight you are encouraged to participate on the deflation and packing up of the balloon, alternatively you may wish to take photographs. Arriving back to Chateau Yering we say goodbye to our ‘Flight Only’ passengers. If your flight package includes breakfast, we make our way into Sweetwater Cafe’ at Chateau Yering for a 5 star gourmet breakfast. After breakfast you are welcome to enjoy everything that the Yarra Valley has to offer at your leisure including wine and cheese tasting at Yering Station Winery and the Yarra Valley Dairy.
When your hot air balloon flight details have been processed a ‘Booking Itinerary’ will be emailed to you. It is essential that you point and read through the document and contact is if there is anything that is incorrect or anything you may need to have clarified. All passengers are requested to phone the Duty Pilot the evening before their flight to confirm the weather details and meeting time – phone 0418 395 867 strictly between 6.30 and 7.30pm.
Chateau Yering Historic House Hotel 42 Melba Highway YERING Vic (Melways Ref: 275 C5) unless otherwise stated.
Outdoor clothing and sturdy shoes. Dress for the weather conditions on the morning. Layers are a good idea also a cap or hat (the burners can put out a lot of heat) . Don’t forget your camera. We recommend putting in a spare pair of shoes and socks, the ground can be quite damp early in the morning.
We have various basket and balloon sizes that are matched to comfortably accommodate passenger numbers, weight, ambient temperature, weather conditions and pilot availability. The balloon size for your flight is decided by the Chief Pilot.
Exclusive Flights - Hot Air Balloon flights for 2 passengers. Discover the romance of hot air ballooning with the person of your choice. Exclusive flights allow you the privacy to enjoy the flight, propose, discuss business or simply to celebrate without the intrusion of other passengers. Price on application.
Group Flights - Go Wild Ballooning have the capacity to fly any number of passengers on a given day. Special occasions or company events can be celebrated in style under the biggest balloon in Victoria. Toast your celebration post flight with a gourmet breakfast at the five star Chateau Yering Historic House Hotel. Contact our reservations staff to discuss options. Price on Application.
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