Platinum Hot Air Ballooning Booking Form

Platinum Rates

Hot Air Ballooning Yarra Valley

Platinum Flexi Rates -  make a change or a cancellation to your booking up to 48 hours before your flight date

Adults - 13 yrs +


Flight Rate                      425 pp  /  850 per couple

Flight duration approximately one hour, allow 3-4 hours for the experience


Flight & Breakfast       460 pp  /  920 per couple

Flight duration approximately one hour, allow 4 – 5 hours for the experience


Refundable conditions apply, reschedule if necessary, valid for 12 months


Bonus - Free in flight photography on most flights at pilots discretion.


Ballooning Breakfast - Sweetwater Cafe’ @ Chateau Yering Hotel
Add Breakfast - when booking click & add  $35 pp
  • Your gourmet breakfast is inclusive of a cold platter and an a la carte fully cooked breakfast including a celebratory glass of sparkling wine / champagne
  • All dietary requirements are catered for


Melbourne CBD Hotel Transfers
  • Set Fee - $ 90 Two (2) passengers
  • Additional passengers $ 40 pp
  • To receive a Melbourne CBD Booking Form please include your request at the bottom of your Platinum Booking Form under the heading Additional Information on the Check-Out / Billing page

Number of passengers:

Weather / Meteorology


  • Hot air ballooning is a weather dependant activity
  • The majority of scheduled flights do proceed as the Yarra Valley is protected by mountain ranges
  • Passenger safety is our first priority
  • Our CASA approved pilots, trained in meteorology, will evaluate the weather and cancel a flight if it is not safe to fly
  • Avoid following Melbourne weather forecasts and in particular long-range forecasts that are not relevant to ballooning in the Yarra Valley
  • GWB has registered access to detailed weather reports from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) specific to ballooning in the Yarra Valley
  • No aviation flight or activity is ever 100% guaranteed

Hot Air Balloon Flight Itinerary

Allow up to 5 hours
  • Balloon meeting time is confirmed the evening before your flight when you 'check-in' with our duty pilot
  • Flight morning commences at Chateau Yering Hotel approximately one (1) hour before sunrise
  • Go Wild Ballooning transfer passengers from Chateau Yering to the launch site
  • Balloon launch & landing site, flight path and views vary daily depending on the wind speed & direction we have on the morning of your flight
  • No two flights are ever the same
  • The balloon is inflated and we encourage passenger participation. This is also a great time to take photographs
  • Your hot air balloon flight is approximately one hour with magnificent views of the vineyards, mountain ranges, the meandering Yarra River below with distant views of the Melbourne CBD skyline and Port Phillip Bay
  • Upon landing passengers are encouraged to participate in the deflation process and packing up the balloon. This is a great time for taking photographs and a fun way to complete your ballooning experience
  • Arriving back at Chateau Yering Hotel we enjoy a gourmet breakfast in Sweetwater Cafe’

Flight Information