Most of our Hot Air Balloon rides offer fully included return transfers from Port Douglas
However if you would like to make your own way to the Atherton Tablelands (Cairns Highlands) from Port Douglas we can pick you up from the Mareeba Heritage Centre on the Southern side (Atherton side) of Mareeba.
This is on the Southern side of the town of Mareeba, about 1 hour and 20 minutes non-stop from Port Douglas via Mount Molloy Road.
You will leave your vehicle there and come with the pilots and crew in their vehicle, then after ballooning and breakfast Hot Air would drop you back to your vehicle and you can continue to explore the Atherton Tablelands.
Times vary with the month of the year, as the sunrise time varies, and a meeting time will be given at the time of booking, or reconfirmation but it will be between 4 and 4.45am.
We strongly suggest
1) You DO reconfim your tour timing with us a few days before departure, Call 07 4039 9900,
2) Make sure we have your mobile phone number in place in case we need to contact you . Also your previous nights accomodation location and room number in case we cant find you on the morning.
Please always have your booking number to hand to help us locate your booking
Self Drive Directions to Mareeba Heritage Centre can be found by inputting your location to the Google Maps link below and printing from there
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