Hunter Valley
45-60 mins
Flight Time
at Peterson House
From $265
Per Person

Hunter Valley Hot Air Balloon Rides

Multi-award winning Balloon Aloft has been offering Hunter Valley balloon flights for over forty years. Located just two hours north of Sydney and forty-five minutes from Newcastle, the Hunter Valley – Australia’s premier vineyard region – offers the perfect backdrop for the flight of a lifetime.

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Flights and prices

Whether you are looking for best value rebookable tickets or the flexibility of fully refundable tickets for your Hunter Valley balloon flight, Balloon Aloft has a ticketing option to suit you, and because our tickets are transferable between all our other balloon flight locations, you have more options when you fly with Balloon Aloft.

Where we fly

Meeting at the renowned Peterson House Winery in Pokolbin, our Hunter Valley sunrise balloon flights take in spectacular views of the lower Hunter Valley wine regions including Pokolbin, Lovedale, Broke and Rothbury. A sunrise balloon flight over the Hunter Valley is sure to impress with views of endless vineyards, picturesque farmland, mountain ranges and national parks all on display.

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Gift Voucher?

A Balloon Aloft Gift Voucher can be redeemed in any of our NSW locations and includes a sunrise hot air ballooning adventure followed by a delicious breakfast. It can also be redeemed for our very special Burketown (Moungibi) flight experience in the Gulf of Carpentaria– it’s the perfect gift.


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Exclusive Flights

Our Exclusive balloon flights for two are perfect for proposals, anniversaries, special occasions or just to treat yourselves. You and your partner will enjoy the full VIP treatment in an hour-long balloon ride for two over the picturesque Hunter Valley, with champagne and chocolates during your flight, a complimentary digital photo album after you arrive softly back on terra firma and concluding with a gourmet breakfast at Peterson House Winery.


Balloon Aloft is delighted to be able to meet our Hunter Valley passengers at the premier sparkling wine house in the Hunter Valley, Peterson House. Following their flight adventure, passengers are returned to Peterson House where they can enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast and sparkling wine tasting. Peterson’s, conveniently located on the corner of Broke Road and Wine Country Drive in Central Pokolbin, is the perfect location to begin and complete your ballooning adventure.

Corporate Flights

Whether you are looking to entertain clients or reward your staff, Balloon Aloft can offer the corporate ballooning package to suit you. With Hunter Valley ballooning options for large groups and small, and offering over a dozen balloons with a capacity of up to 100 people per morning, this is the ultimate way to inspire your staff and indulge your company clients.

Promotional Flights, Filming, Tethers & Hire

The Hunter Valley is a spectacular location for filming and still photography and has provided the perfect location for many Australian and international television and movies. Balloon Aloft offers hot air balloon hire for promotional work and filming from the Hunter Valley, approximately 2 hours north of Sydney. With over 35 years’ experience with film, TV, music videos, commercials and photographic shoots, we can assist and advise on hire of balloons for both free-flight and tethered work, as well as offer assistance and consultation on project planning and feasibility.

Photo gallery

With incredible views everywhere you look, you’ll want to get a few snaps of your own on your Hunter Valley ballooning adventure.

Balloon Fiesta

The Balloon Aloft Fiesta will be back in 2023!

The Balloon Aloft Fiesta is a much-loved Hunter Valley event on the October Long Weekend calendar. Each year dozens of hot air balloons launch at sunrise each morning, filling the skies with colour and excitement.

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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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