Hero Balloon Flights

Oct 01, 2023 - May 31, 2024
From SAR 795

There is no other way to truly take in AlUla in all its glory than with a sunrise hot air balloon flight.

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Hero Balloon Flights
Feel the thrill as every one of your senses gets activated - from the sun warming up your skin, and lighting up the landscapes, to the exhilarating sound of the burners, followed by the quietness you can only experience 1,200 metres up in the air. Whether you are yearning for an exclusive experience to share with only your loved ones or you want to share the adventure with other travellers, these hot air balloon experiences will surely satisfy your wanderlust.

Experience Details

Key Information
Difficulty level: Guests need to be able to climb in and out of the hot-air balloon unassisted
Duration: 3 hours including transfer
Minimum age: 5 years
Health requirement: No recent surgeries, no chronic back injuries
Meeting location: Hotel or Winter Park Visitor Parking
Pick-up time:
Sep to Nov: 4:30 am
Dec to Feb: 5:30 am
Mar to Apr: 4:15 am
What’s Included
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Safety briefing
  • Water, coffee and dates served before take-off
  • Hot air balloon flight over AlUla landscapes (shared or private)
  • Expert pilot and story telling
  • Hotel drop-off

*Guests will be picked up and dropped off by Hero Balloon Flights from all major hotels. Other guests will need to meet at Winter Park Visitors Parking.
Know before you go
  • Pre-registration is required. Please bring your ID and ticket for check-in.
  • Please read the terms and conditions before purchase and note that you will be required to complete a waiver form before the activity.
  • Guests who fail to meet at the designated time and place will not be able to join the experience.
  • Guests should wear comfortable clothing with closed-toe walking shoes or boots.
  • Early mornings can be chilly; we strongly recommend you bring a warm jacket.
Experience timings
Flights offered seven days a week, weather permitting
Pick-up time:
  • Sep to Nov: 4:30 am
  • Dec to Feb: 5:30 am
  • Mar to Apr: 4:15 am
Refunds & exchange policy
For terms and conditions:

A Note On Weather

Hot air balloon flights are weather dependent and may be cancelled last minute due to bad conditions or strong wind. In this event, you will be offered a full refund or a member from our call centre team will help you reschedule. Plan to spend a few days in AlUla so you can rebook if this happens to you.

Flight length will be based on the assessment of the hot air balloon team, and the direction of the flight will be based on the wind.

Flight Types

Private Flight

Bask in the peace and serenity of a fully exclusive experience with your loved ones (plural) as you soar over a world filled with treasured landscapes that tell stories of an ancient civilisation.

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Shared Flight

Share the skies with like-minded adventurers while you watch history unfold in front of your eyes as the sun rises over sandstone canyons and golden rock formations.

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