See the best of south-east QLD from the air with an incredible Gold Coast sunrise hot air ballooning adventure with an emphasis on the iconic Surfers Paradise skyline! Nothing surpasses the beauty of experiencing the sun rise over the fabulous Gold Coast; and with your choice of a range of different ballooning options, there's a balloon ride at the right price and length for everyone. Choose from Surfers Paradise balloon ride itineraries of both 30 minute and 60 minute lengths, as well as both with-breakfast and without-breakfast options to ensure you get that tailored experience. On the ride, you'll be ascending into the skies with an operator that has an impeccable safety record, and who puts comfort and reassurance to the forefront for first-time ballooning passengers.

For those booking this experience, a complimentary pick-up and return service is also available from local accommodation providers. Local passengers will assemble in the reception area of the award winning Mercure Resort Gold Coast; collection and meeting times will be advised at the time of making your booking. With pickups at approximately 4am to take advantage of the clear morning skies, you'll get a clear and calm vantage point of Surfers Paradise that few others get to witness; so simply choose an option from the tours available below and book your balloon adventure online today!

Meet the operator

Operator profile

Name: Laurence
Company: Balloon Aloft Gold Coast

"Come and feel the thrill and excitement of a Hot Air Balloon ride with South East Queensland’s most experienced and safest hot air balloon company. Float like a cloud as you witness the sunrise climbing over the unforgettable Gold Coast Skyline. "

Top tips

"Get to bed early the night before your hot air ballooning tour as you will be picked up very early in the morning. Also, wear a hat, as your head can get quite hot if you are close to the flame they use for inflating the balloon."