Yarra Valley Hot Air Ballooning & Gourmet Breakfast, Hot Air Ballooning, Flying Experiences

By: Excapades  09-Dec-2011
Keywords: Flight, Estate Winery, Hot Air Balloon

Discover the serenity of a morning hot air balloon flight over Victoria's Yarra Valley. Rich sunrise tones highlight the deep hues of the vineyards set amongst the Yarra River. Drift beside the Dandenong Ranges, view the city and Port Phillip Bay. Then, enjoy a gourmet breakfast at Balgownie Estate Winery.

Yarra Valley by Balloon is unforgettable!The Yarra Valley , just one-hour drive from Melbourne 's CBD, is one of Australia 's premier wine regions. Rows of colourful vines blanket the countryside, with deep green pastures stretching into the distance. Multiple launching and landing sites, which are essential for a safe flight, are also accessible. The Yarra Valley provides stable weather conditions and magnificent scenery, making it the ideal place to experience hot air ballooning all year round. Everything is recognisable but yet everything is different and transformed from above and charged with the romance of hot air balloons. Who would believe that a simple wicker basket, the whoosh of the hot air burners and 200 years of history could weave such a spell on you.Then the excitement of landing. The preparations under the expert guidance of your experienced pilot, the anticipation, and the uncertainty - which of those farm paddocks is our landing spot today? A gentle touch down and you are safely back on ground - even helping to pack the balloon and gear away is fun.A 5-star gourmet champagne breakfast is included in your ticket price and provided at the stunning Balgownie Estate Winery after the flight. You can relax and chat with your pilot as you enjoy your sumptuous breakfast.Non-flying guests are welcome to join you for breakfast. The cost is $35 for adults and $25 for children under 12. Please make breakfast reservations the day before the flight.

The information in this article was current at 09 Nov 2011

Keywords: Air Balloon, Balloon Flight, Champagne Breakfast, Estate Winery, Flight, Gourmet Breakfast, Hot Air Balloon

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