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Burketown Flights in the Gulf of Carpentaria


For a limited time only – Balloon Aloft Flights from Burketown in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Balloon Aloft is partnering with Yagurli Tours for a hot air balloon experience with a difference this July and August. Take flight over the extraordinary landscape of Burketown in the Gulf of Carpentaria for a once in a lifetime ballooning adventure.

Enjoy views like no other of the spectacular Gulf Country including Australia’s largest salt pan, Albert River and out over the ocean. See this beautiful natural landscape from a whole new perspective, while learning about the rich cultural heritage of the land and the unique flora and fauna from our local Gangalidda and Garawa crew.

Sunrise flights are scheduled daily during July only and are approximately 30-40 minutes in duration. All flights are followed by a Champagne celebration with your pilot and fellow passengers upon landing.



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  • Spectacular views of Australia’s largest salt pan, the Albert River, the Gulf Country and out over the ocean
  • Commentary from local guides courtesy of Yagurli Tours
  • Highly experienced Balloon Aloft pilots
  • Intimate group flights with maximum of 8 passengers.



  • 30–40-minute hot air balloon flight over Gulf Country
  • Champagne celebration on landing


Meeting Location & Time:

Flights meet at Burketown Visitors Information Centre, 87 Musgrave Street, Burketown.

Your meeting time will be confirmed the day before your flight.



$289 per person

$235 for children aged 7-12 years


Please note hot air ballooning is a weather dependent activity. All tickets are fully refundable upon request in the event of cancellation due to unsuitable weather conditions.


How to Book

To book your flight please phone Balloon Aloft on 1300 723 279




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