Dambulla, Sri Lanka
+94 77 365 1227


Hot Air Ballooning in Sri Lanka


Safety First is the key and our primary concern. Sunrise Ballooning being the PREMIER hot air balloon flight company over ten years experience with zero incident or accident in Sri Lanka with approvals from the relevant government bodies

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Our balloons are registered aircrafts with the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAA-SL). All our balloons undergo regular maintenance and safety audits ensuring safety and comfort with yearly inspection for airworthiness by the CAA-SL.

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Handpicked European Pilots with wealth of knowledge flying in different terrains in many countries and with a strong emphasis on Safety.
Ground crew assist the pilots and passengers ensuring a safe flight and making it an unforgettable experience 

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We refund a 100% due to weather cancellation. If you are around the area, the next day will be scheduled for you. If you want to reschedule your flight due unavoidable circumstance we can re-book your Hot air balloon flight based on availability.

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Book your flight now -Season Oct – April

Rates Adult – USD 250 P/Person

Child USD – 200 P/Child

Ballooning in Sri Lanka

Sun Rise Ballooning (Pvt) Ltd is a SLCAA approved project and operates commercial flights in Dambulla area situated in the centre of the Cultural Triangle since 2010.

Visit the beautiful island of Sri Lanka to see the wondrous sights from the air starting from Kandalama, Dambulla in the Cultural Triangle. Flying over the jungle you may see elephants roaming freely, variety of birds, wild life, water buffaloes standing in the paddy fields and monkeys swinging from the trees.

A few things to know


Weather permits only November to April in Sri Lanka for safe leisure hotair ballooning. Thats when we fly

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Flights typically depart shortly after sunrise as this is when the air is cool and winds are calm.

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We fly between 500 and 2,000 feet high, which is the approved altitude. Balloons travel with the winds and no two flights are the same.

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Wish I had an answer for you on that one, but I don’t! This is really a part of the excitement and adventure of ballooning! We might land in a large field or even someone’s front yard !

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1st time in a hot air balloon in Sri Lanka

As 1st time in a hot air balloon in Sri Lanka, Sunrise Ballooning team has been to achive some unique milestones during our journey.

Wedding in a Hot Air Balloon

Chantel & Martin from Canada saying “ I do “ in the air !

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Surprises and special occasions

Sunrise Ballooning is the 1st to have surprise Birthday celebrations, surprises and exclusive flights for honeymooners and special occasions in Sri Lanka

On Air Recordings and Show

Derana TV Dream Star. Neth FM Radio on air travel show recording. Teledrama. IQ on air quiz.

Sky Diving

Sky Diving for the 1st time in Sri Lanka from Hot air balloon in 2011.

Numbers That Speak

Sunrise Ballooning team always deliver what we promise !

Years in business

pilot hours



Beauty of Ballooning

Our Team

Justin Moore

Director /Chief Pilot

Mareena Pallie

Director – Operations

Stephanie Fernando

Asst. General Manager

Andrew Pallie

Operations Manager

Serving you with Excellence

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Sisirawatta, Kandalama Road, Dambulla Sri Lanka
+94 773 522013 / +94 773 651227

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