Hot Air Ballooning in Launceston & Northern Tasmania

Launceston, Tasmania

Wake up to a magnificent sunrise over Tasmania floating over unspoilt landscapes during a 60 minute hot air balloon flight.

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Join Tasmania’s only hot air balloon company based in Launceston for a breathtaking flight over some of the state’s unspoilt landscapes. There is no better way to enjoy Tasmania’s natural beauty than by waking up for a sunrise hot air balloon flight with panoramic vistas. During the 60 minute flight over Northern Tasmania view some of the region’s farmland, wineries and rugged landscapes. Your experienced pilot will take you on a once in a lifetime hot air balloon flight and share with you the history and heritage of Tasmania as you gently fly over the countryside.

Hot air balloon flights are run seasonally from October to May ensuring the best views of the Northern Midlands. This is an essential travel experience that you must tick off the list at least once in your life. With unforgettable views and a touch of excitement book in this experience for the flight of your life.


  • Please note that this experience is not currently operating


  • 60 minute hot air balloon flight
  • Transfers


  • Number of take off locations to provide the most spectacular flight
  • Stunning views of Northern Tasmania at sunrise
  • Views across some of the most rugged and unspoilt landscapes in Australia
  • Float over farmland in Northern Tasmania, one of the most productive in the country with its modern irrigation systems and huge sheep farms
  • Learn about the history of Tasmania, with its heritage listed properties like Woolmers and Brickendon estates built on the work of convicts almost 200 years ago and still working farms today
  • Experience the clean unpolluted air of the far South whilst gently floating in the breeze


Balloon flights in Tasmania commenced in the middle of January and continue until the middle or end of April, 2019, depending on the weather conditions. They are scheduled to run every year from October till May after that


  • Departure times will vary depending on the sun, the average meeting time is 5.00am but in December it can be as early as 4.00am
  • The whole experience can take 3-4 hours. This includes the drive to the launch site, preparation of the balloon, flight, pack away and drive back to original meeting point

Departure Location

Departing from The Sebel Hotel in Launceston. 12114 Sl John Street, Launceston or Opposite JJ’s Bakery on Wellington Street, Longford, Northern Midlands
Either meeting point is determined by the wind direction forecasted for that day

Additional Information

  • Accredited and experienced commercial balloon pilots
  • Passengers must expect to be with us between three and four hours in total. This includes the drive to the launch site, preparation of the balloon, flight, pack away and drive back to original meeting point
  • Children between 6 and 12 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Flights will happen normally in the North of the island, close to Launceston and the Northern Midlands. With certain wind directions, take offs could happen close to Deloraine, Bracknell, Liffey, the Meander Valley, Launceston or the northern coast as well

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations are allowed up to 48 hours before the experience. No cancellations accepted within 48 hours of confirmed booking

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • If the operator is required to cancel for whatever reason we offer a full refund or a reschedule to a date that suits
  • If you are required to cancel within seven days from sailing there is no refund, outside seven days we will refund the balance


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