2024-04-25

Experience AlUla from a New Perspective with Hero Balloon Flights

You feel a sense of peace and tranquility as you float through the air, suspended between heaven and earth. This is a moment to cherish, a memory that will stay with you forever


Another day, another first for the dynamic region of AlUla: the arrival of Saudi Arabia’s first commercial hot air balloon operator, Hero Balloon Flights. It offers guests an opportunity to unlock their inner explorer as they float 4,000 feet above AlUla’s stunning landscapes, canyons and tombs, ideal for adrenaline junkies and photography enthusiasts alike.

AlUla offers a bounty of ancient and traditional charm with more than 200,000 years of history, and there is no other way to truly take in all its glory than with a sunrise hot air balloon flight. The price for a shared hot air balloon experience is SAR 995 per adult and SAR 795 per child. Hero Balloon Flights also offers the opportunity to book a fully private hot air balloon flight at SAR 9,995 for up to eight guests. Each booking includes a complimentary pick-up and drop-off. As for the experience’s highlights? Here’s what to expect.

Picture Perfect

Guests can brace themselves for a journey that will take them over heritage-carved rocks and into a world of wonder as they float high above AlUla’s spellbinding canyons and tombs, which stretch as far as the eye can see. This includes Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra. You’ll take in panoramic views of the stunning rock formations, lush oases, and historic sites that have captivated travellers for the past centuries and will continue to do so for many more to come

hot air balloon AlUla
Safety First

Hero Balloon Flights strongly believes in offering more than just a flight over AlUla, which is why it has partnered with leaders in the aviation industry. Backed by Balloon Adventures Dubai and Hero Experiences Group, guests are assured that they’re embarking on a journey curated by companies who only believe in offering unique, luxurious and safe experiences. Incidentally, Balloon Adventures Dubai successfully orchestrated the AlUla Skies Festival in 2023.


hot air balloon AlUla
Welcome Aboard

All pilots captaining the Hero Balloon Flights fleet not only have decades of experience in hot air ballooning, but have also flown in destinations worldwide. They also prioritise keeping their guests entertained throughout the flight by telling tales of the land and sharing the history and culture of AlUla.


Sensory Overload

Guests will feel the thrill as every one of their senses gets activated — from the sun warming up their skin as it lights up the landscapes to the exhilarating sound of the burners, followed by a sense of peace and quietness that can only be experienced 4,000 feet up in the air.

For bookings

GO: Visit www.heroballoonflights.com for bookings and more information.

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