Company Profile

Hot Air - The Best Crew on the Best Balloons
Cairns is the most popular place in Australia to balloon. Hot Air's specially chosen location, provides ideal weather and climate conditions for this gentle activity and our beautiful region offers unrivalled panoramic views of our unique Australian landscape.

Only the Best will do
Hot Air has the biggest range of balloons in Australia, including the worlds first Koala Balloon, the Australia Balloon and other Australian Themed balloons - "Where Else but Queensland" and the "World" - all innovative state-of-the-art designs with the best operations and safety equipment such as quiet burners, custom designed balloon baskets, heat deflectors and Hot Air's fleet of luxury coaches.

The Team
Hot Air's is one of Australia's premier balloon operators. Our expert team comprises of company General Manager, Chief Pilot, our Senior Pilots, Flight Support Crew, Coach Drivers, Marketing, Reservations and Accounts staff.

The Hot Air team are continually working to improve our service and standards and complete training and development programs on an ongoing basis. Hot Air's qualified and professional team, work hard to provide a quality, safe and memorable experience for each and every visitor.

Ballooning safety standards in Australia are very high and monitored by the Civil Aviation & Safety Authority on a regular basis.

Phone & Fax (24 hours)
Call within Australia: 07 40399900
International: +61 7 40399900
Fax within Australia: 07 40392800
Fax international: +61 7 40392800


PO Box 5115, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia

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our team
Managing Director

Andrew Steel

mobile: 0438 424 999

General Manager

Clayton Priddle

mobile: 0438 392 900