Liberty Balloon Flights

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Hours: 09:00 till 19:00

Experience the Gentle Sport of Floating in the Wind
with our pilots who have been flying balloons since 1993. Experience a sunrise like no other from the comfort of the sky as you peacefully float through the air on this once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Enjoy the spectacular views from a balloon basket and experience this ancient sport in Northam, the centre of the picturesque Avon Valley.

Depending on the wind direction, we shall choose launch locations to try to give you the best views at sunrise that the day can offer. At Liberty Balloon Flights we give you the finest experience of free flight in a balloon in the whole of Australia, hands down. View the sunrise over the horizon with pilots who have been flying for decades. We fly higher than any other operator in the country to give you the best views and no, you WILL NOT feel height sick. This is the full experience of a balloon flight with the personalised service only small groups can receive.

Breathtaking views and safety assured with pilots who have been flying for over 27 years, not only in WA but also, for close to 20 years, Melbourne. With the added experience of flying up and down the Andes, Patagonia, Mexico, the UK and many countries and cities around the world, your pilots will make your flight as varied as the winds allow on your chosen day.

We like adventure and we make it SAFE. We call this "The Peaceful Adventure". Views across the Avon Valley in a morning you will never forget. Participate in the oldest form of aviation, a hot air balloon flight. Champagne and chocolates or breakfast after the flight is on us! The experience starts early, at around 05:30 am but we will contact you in the evening before your flight to confirm the exact time. We follow the Sun and we try to be airborne just before dawn, hence the early start.

Of course, dawn is at different times as the months' progress so we will meet a little later in the middle of Winter. Once we meet and after a quick check-in, you will jump into our vehicles and we will drive you to the launch site we will use that day. We have many locations we use to take-off, always depending on the wind direction on the day.

In case you don't know, hot air balloons just float, so we simply drift in the breeze. We tend to "fly-in" to the valley so we will drive upwind to take off. Ballooning is a hands-on experience and there are simple tasks for those who'd like to participate in setting the balloon up for the flight and there is certainly a job for everyone when we need to pack the balloon away after we have landed!.

The flight itself will last about one hour and your pilot will use the winds at different heights to navigate to the most appropriate landing site. At the end of it all, we will drive back to Northam for a well-deserved breakfast.

Map & Directions

114 Fitzgerald St. E Northam WA 6401

Directions

We depart from three locations around Australia, Melbourne, Geelong and Perth.

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Cancellation Policy

Should you need to reschedule or cancel your booking certain fees may apply. Liberty Balloon Flights should be notified by telephone or email of any cancellation requests.

More than 7 days ​before the flight departure -a flight may be rescheduled without fees. A cancellation fee of $50 per ticket will apply before any amount is refunded.

Between 48 hours and 7 days​ before the flight departure – a reschedule fee of $50 per person will apply to any flight rescheduled. Bookings cancelled within 7 days of a flight departure cannot be refunded.

Within 48 hours​ of the flight departure – No changes or refunds are permitted. We recommend that passengers arrange their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances including being unable to fly due to illness.

No Show: ​Under no circumstances will flights be refunded or rescheduled if passengers cancel or do not turn up on the morning of the scheduled flight. You will not be eligible for any refund in part or in full and may not reschedule your booking to another date. You may send someone else in your place if you wish – we must be notified of this replacement prior to the flight date.

Please note you cannot receive a refund on any trips booked with a gift certificate (See Section 4).

Liberty Balloon Flights will not refund tickets on the basis of a “change of mind” decision whether prior to the first attempted flight or following multiple cancellations due to inclement weather (see Section
5). All tickets are however transferable to others.

Note 1: Separate cancellation and alteration provisions apply to large groups and customised events. Liberty Balloon Flights reserves the right to amend these fees and notice periods. When special circumstances arise some of these Terms and Conditions may be superseded by those published on your booking confirmation documentation.

Note 2: . Passengers that have lost their flights can reactivate their tickets with a payment of $ 150 per ticket if LBF is able to fly them on another date. This is subject to passenger numbers and previous bookings and is at the sole discretion of LBF.

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