Valentines Day

Begin your Valentines Day in an uplifting way.  Come and fly in a beautiful hot air balloon with Dawn Drifters and celebrate after the flight with champagne & chocolates.  Book now – Flight with champagne and chocolates $290 per person, add breakfast at the Hyatt for and additional $40 per person.

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Christmas Gift Voucher special

Buy a Dawn Drifters balloon flight gift voucher online before 23 December and save $40*.

Christmas special price
. $250 per person weekday (normally $290 per person), or
. $300 per person weekend (normally $340 per person)

Book online and have your gift voucher instantly emailed to you or phone us on 02 6248 8200 and quote the website special – gift vouchers can be emailed, posted or picked up from our office.  Optional breakfasts or gift boxes also

*Special offer available to 23 December and not valid with any other discount.


Floriade 2016

A balloon flight over Canberra is a fabulous way to see the city, especially during Spring. Canberra’s parks and gardens literally come to life with spring blossoms and new growth.

Book now for a spring flight and if the winds are favourable fly over the Floriade site. Floriade starts Saturday 17 September and runs until Sunday 16 October.

Floriade 2013

2016 Canberra Balloon Spectacular

The  Canberra Balloon Spectacular is almost here again.  It starts on Saturday 12 March and runs for nine days until Sunday 20 March 2016.

Balloons meet each morning in front of Old Parliament House.  Bookings for passenger flights are still available for most days, please phone Dawn Drifters on 02 6248 8200 to make a booking.

Prices are

  • $360 per person for a weekend or public holiday flight (12, 13, 14, 19 & 20 March), or
  • $310 per person for a weekday flight (15-18 March)

All flights include champagne and a cooked country-style breakfast.

balloon fiesta

Congratulations Nicola

Dawn Drifters congratulates Nicola Scaife who won the 1st FAI Womens World Hot Air Ballooning Championship last month.  Nicola is pictured below.  She began her interest in Ballooning while crewing with Dawn Drifters where she met her husband Matthew.

Read about Nicola’s win –  &


Dawn Drifters are offering a special rate for Father’s Day Gift Vouchers.

Purchase a hot air ballooning Gift Voucher for Dad for the special rate of $270pp for a weekday/any day flight (normally $300pp) or $225pp for a weekday only flight (normally $250).  Gift vouchers are open dated and valid for 12 months.

Call Dawn Drifters during office hours on 02 6248 8200 and quote the Fathers Day website special. Your gift voucher can be posted or emailed to you.

If you do leave it to the last minute and want to order on-line, unfortunately our on-line bookings system will not cope with discounts.

HappyFathersDay17This offer is available until Sunday 7 September 2014. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Gift boxes are available for $20 each
picked up from our office or
$40 delivered in Canberra.

Please note as per our Terms & Conditions that Gift Vouchers are not refundable.

Dawn Drifters has moved

Dawn Drifters is now in Pialligo.

Apologies to all our customers looking for us in Phillip, we left there late February but unfortunately phone books and other publications had already been printed, so it was too late to change these.

You can now find us in Kallaroo Road, Pialligo.   Please call us on 6248 8200 for directions.

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Easter flights

Dawn Drifters will be flying every day over Easter – weather permitting.  Bookings are still available, bookings can be made on-line* or call us on 02 6248 8200.

*Bookings for Good Friday (18 April) and Easter Monday (21 April) can only be made by phone and will be charged at the Weekend/public holiday rate of $300 per person or $225 per child aged 6-12 years.