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Sydney Camden 1hour Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight & Champagne Breakfast Package

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 4 hours with 50-60 minutes flight time

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. One (1) hour Sunrise Balloon Flight
  • 2. Tea & coffee on arrival
  • 3. Champagne Celebration
  • 4. Full Buffet Breakfast at Rydges Campbelltown following the flight
  • 5. Levy
From AUD
$339.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. One (1) hour Sunrise Balloon Flight
  • 2. Tea & coffee on arrival
  • 3. Champagne Celebration
  • 4. Full Buffet Breakfast at Rydges Campbelltown following the flight
  • 5. Levy

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Sydney
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December), New Year's Day (01 January)
● Departure Point: Rydges Campbelltown (Address: 15 Old Menangle Rd, Campbelltown NSW 2560)
● Departure Time: Time to be advised the night prior to departure. Usually between 04:00 and 05:00 depending on the season.
● Arrives back at approximately 4 hours later
How to get there ● By Car
From the Sydney CBD take the M1 toward the Airport. Continue on the M5 to Minto. Take the exit for Campbelltown Rd from Hume Motorway/M31. Continue on Campbelltown Rd. Turn right on to Camden road then left on to Old Menangle Rd. The Rydges Campbelltown is at the end of the road on the right-hand side.

● By Train
From Central Station take the T8 Airport Line to Campbelltown station. Travel time is approximately 68 minutes. It is a 15 minute walk from the station to the Rydges Hotel. Please visit https://transportnsw.info/ for updated timetable to plan your travel.
Operating hours
Reconfirmation requirements Please follow the following procedures to reconfirm your flight details the night before:
● Phone-in Number: 02 4990 9242 then follow the prompts to listen to the Sydney Camden message.
● Phone-in Time: 18:00 in the evening prior to the confirmed flight.
● This is the automated phone-in line. In this message the balloon company will confirm if the weather forecast is suitable for the flight to proceed and passengers' exact meeting time.
● Meeting Place: Rydges Campbelltown (Address: 15 Old Menangle Rd, Campbelltown NSW 2560)
● Meeting Time: to be advised in the evening before the confirmed flight, only available when you call the phone-in number.
Check-in requirements Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point /departure point 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in and find a parking spot. Failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months, preferably waterproof as there may be dew on the ground in the early mornings. Dress for early morning temperatures. White clothing not recommended.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes, preferably waterproof as there may be dew on the ground in the early mornings.
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Camera
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Local Contact
We strongly advise customers provide us with an Australia local mobile contact number as this is a weather dependent activity and it may be put on hold due to bad weather or other unexpected delays at very last minute.

We can only reach you with such changes in a timely manner if we have your Australia local mobile number to minimize any inconveniences may have caused. If you do not have one at time of booking, please update us with your Australia local mobile number as soon as it's available.

● Tour Duration
The balloon ride itself is usually 50 – 60 minutes in duration. The total time you are with the tour on the morning of your flight is approximately 4 hours. This includes a flight briefing from your pilot, completing some paperwork, travelling to and from the launch and landing sites and the champagne celebration and/or breakfast afterwards.

● Child Policy
Children need to be aged 7 years or older and accompanied by an adult to fly. They will also need to be at least 120cm tall so they can see over the top of the basket. Please also keep in mind that the burner noise can be a bit frightening to young children.

● Fitness
Reasonably fit and healthy with no significant knee, hip or back problems, no recent surgeries, broken bones or existing conditions that may make a balloon landing uncomfortable for you, and you are not currently pregnant, then you should be fit to fly. You will be required to climb into the balloon basket using the foot holds cut in to the side of the basket, stand for one hour and, in the instance of a bumpy landing, absorb a small impact which is similar on your joints to that of jumping off a low chair. You will also need to be able to hold on to the safety handles when the balloon is landing.

At the time of booking, whether online or over the phone you will be asked to confirm that all members of your party are fit & well with:
- No significant knee problems,
- No significant hip problems,
- No significant back or neck problems,
- No recent surgeries or broken bones,
- No other existing conditions that would preclude them from following the pilots instructions; Assuming the landing positions with knees bent when instructed to do so, Absorbing a small bump when the ballooning is landing or would prevent them from holding on to the safety handles when the balloon is landing.
- Are able to stand for one hour unassisted,
- Do not weigh more than 140kg individually and children do not weigh more than 50kg individually,
- Are not currently pregnant.

Check with your medical practitioner if you have a pre-existing medical condition that may be affected by the physical nature of hot air ballooning. Please be advised you will be asked to sign a health statement and waiver at the meeting point prior to your flight. You agree to indemnify The Balloon Company, it's owners, officers and employees against any incident related to your health occurring during or after the supply of the Services. The company does not fly pregnant ladies, the disabled, or people recovering from major operations.

● Personal belongings are taken at your own risk.

● Ballooning is an outdoor adventure activity, The Company cannot be held liable for damage to clothing or belongings.

● Weather, Mechanical, Staffing & Other Safety Conditions
Hot air ballooning relies on suitable weather conditions in order to proceed safely. Additionally, flights may depend on mechanical performance or staffing availability. When conditions are deemed by The Company to be unsuitable or unsafe to proceed, then the flight will be cancelled. Similarly a flight may be postponed due to less than minimum numbers being achieved.

In the unfortunate event that a flight must be delayed, rescheduled or cancelled due to any factor, The Company will hold payment and offer alternative dates. Bookings are non-refundable. The Company will not accept any liability for travel, accommodation, inconvenience or other cost incurred or lost through such cancellations.

2 Overview

Camden Balloon flights over the beautiful & historic Macarthur region, a hidden gem just 50 minutes from the city centre. This sunrise flights over Camden are approximately one hour in duration and finish with a delightful buffet breakfast and Champagne celebration at Rydges Campbelltown following the flight.

Sydney Camden 1hour Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight & Champagne Breakfast Package

 

Highlights
  • Enjoy a flight over the vineyards with our highly experienced team who have been flying over the Hunter Valley for over 30 years
  • Relax in the knowledge of the 100% safety record
  • Learn about the history and landscape of the Valley from the local pilots
  • Experience the first class service from the team named as a NSW Tourism Award Best Adventure Tourism Operator Finalist for 2013.

 

Arrival

Your pilots and crew will be on hand to welcome you when you arrive at Rydges Campelltown on Old Menagle Road, Campbelltown at the designated time. Feel free to ask any questions about your experience as you sign-in. See how the pilot checks the morning's local winds conditions and listen while he or she gives you a short flight briefing.

 

Launch Site

Your Camden Balloon Flight adventure begins with a short trip to your launch site. This is determined by your pilot and depends on the wind direction on the morning. There are over a dozen launch sites to choose from in the Macarthur region. This is a great opportunity to get to know your pilot and crew and ask any questions your may have.

 

Pre-Flight

Once at the launch site, it will take around 25 minutes for your balloon to be inflated and standing upright ready for boarding. You are welcome to help with the setup of the balloon or simply stand back and take photos as your aircraft takes shape and comes to life.

 

The Flight

As the sun rises over the beautiful Macarthur region, you will ascend into the sky in your colourful balloon. As your balloon drifts gently along on the morning breeze you will feel completely secure within your basket, with very little sensation of movement. During your flight you may find yourself floating just above the treetops then moments later effortlessly ascending to heights of 2000 feet or more.

 

Breakfast

Following your flight, the excitement of the morning continues over a champagne buffet breakfast at the Rydges Campbelltown. Relax and enjoy a glass of champagne with your fellow passengers and your pilot as you celebrate one of the most exhilarating mornings of your life.

 

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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