classic balloon flight

30 minute flight over the Atherton Tablelands

———— Australia's Most Reliable Ballooning Location

We fly above Mareeba Valley on the Atherton Tablelands, as this stunning location has over 300 sunny days per year. The most consistant flying conditions of any location in Australia.

Our multi-compartment baskets comfortably fly up to 20 people per balloon.

Celebrate your Classic flight flight our

Light Hot and Cold Breakfast

—— Served with a glass of sparkling wine

Breakfast is served at our purpose built Aussie bush setting nestled in the Mareeba Valley and offering views of the Barron River, local wildlife and with on site bathroom facilities.

Cairns Hot Air Balloon

Hot & Cold Breakfast

Cairns Hot Air Balloon

Aussie Bush Setting

Cairns Hot Air Balloon


Cairns Hot Air Balloon

Spot Wildlife

  • Breakfast Menu

    Smoked ham, roast pepper and spinach fritatta. Beef chipolata and tomato. Baked Danish pastry, muesli bar and fresh fruit.

  • Beverages

    Sparkling wine available with guava or orange juice. Tea and coffee.

balloon flight SAFETY restrictions AND BOOKING CONDITIONS

——— please read before making your booking

Date Changes

Your tour dates can be changed up to 24 HOURS before the tour departs at no additional charge. Changes inside 24 hours forfeit 100% of the total price paid.

We highly recommend having your own travel insurance.


The minimum age for hot air ballooning is 4 years.

Infants are unable to fly, they cannot be left in the care of ground crew staff.

Medical Conditions

If you are pregnant you will be unable to fly with us.

It is a CASA safety requirement that you are able to climb into the basket using the footholds provided.


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Raging Thunder Adventures

—————— See Australia from the air

The Raging Thunder Adventures pioneered Hot Air Balloon flights in Mareeba Valley in 1993, as this stunning location has over 300 sunny days per year. The most consistant flying conditions of any Hot Air Ballooning location in Australia, which allow us to fly even when it may be raining on the coast!

We transfers passengers from Cairns and its Nothern Beaches, Palm Cove and Port Douglas to Mareeba aboard our coaches, with pick ups available from most accommodation properties in these areas.

To book your next adventure call

07 4230 7723

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