Canberra Balloon Spectacular

2022 Canberra Balloon Spectacular 12-20 March.

The dates are confirmed for the 9 days starting Saturday 12 March and ending Sunday 20 March 2022.   Bookings can be made online or by phone – 02 6249 8660.

Flight costs are as follows.

Weekend flights*: $395 per person or $290 per child aged 6-12.
Weekday flights*: $345 per person or $250 per child aged 6-12.
*Please note: Monday 14 March is the Canberra Day public holiday and at the weekend rate.

All flights during the Spectacular are approximately 45-60 minutes. Following the flight all passengers will be presented with a commemorative flight certificate and offered champagne.


For Spectators there are good views from around the lake and from the Arboretum.  The majority of the balloons will launch from or near the Patrick White Lawns in the Parliamentary triangle.  Some days the launch site may be changed due to wind conditions.  Listen to the local radio (ABC666 or MIX106.3) for updates.  The balloons are scheduled to fly daily, WEATHER PERMITTING!!   Balloon inflation from 6.15am, launch around 7am.

This photo by Adrian Kelson from the 2019 Balloon Spectacular