Burketown (Moungibi)
30-40 mins
Flight Time
Per Person

Burketown-Moungibi Hot Air Balloon Rides

Balloon Aloft is partnering with Yagurli Tours for a hot air ballooning experience with a difference in the winter months each year. Take flight over the extraordinary landscape of Burketown (Moungibi) in the Gulf of Carpentaria for a once in a lifetime ballooning adventure. Burketown hot air balloon rides generally take place in the afternoons and are the perfect way to view the incredible Salt Pans of Gulf Country.


Bookings now open for the 2024 season  –  July & August

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Flights and prices

Balloon Aloft is the only company to offer the unique opportunity to fly over the spectacular Gulf Country. In the event of unsuitable weather causing the cancellation of your flight you will be able to reschedule to another day or request a full refund.

Where we fly

Located on the Albert River, 30 km inland from the Gulf of Carpentaria in Queensland, Burketown (Moungibi) is a spectacular flight location offering amazing vistas of unique landscapes of the Gulf Country including Australia’s largest salt pan, Albert River and out over the ocean.

Photo gallery

With unique and stunning landscapes in every direction you look, you’ll want to get a few snaps of your own on your Burketown (Moungibi) balloon flight adventure.


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Ready to book your flight?

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Hot Air Ballooning is a weather dependent activity. The Flight Voucher option you have chosen can be rescheduled to another date in the event of a weather cancellation but is NON-REFUNDABLE in the event of weather or pilot determined cancellation, passenger cancellation or change of mind but does not exclude the purchaser from their automatic guarantees under the Competition and Consumer Act, as set out in our terms and conditions. With this ticket type you cannot cancel or reschedule your flight within 72 hours of your flight time.

If you require a refundable ticket option, please take a look at our Flexi Ticket.

Hot Air Ballooning is a weather dependent activity. The Flexi Ticket option you have chosen can be rescheduled to another date in the event of a weather cancellation. This ticket option is 100% REFUNDABLE in the event of a weather or pilot determined cancellation. An admin fee may apply to any cancellations before your flight date but this ticket cannot be cancelled/rescheduled within 72 hours of your flight time.

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