Hot air balloon licence - Gold Coast City Council - Queensland


You will need this licence to launch or land a hot air balloon on either private property or council parks. The purpose for your hot air balloon operations must be for one of the following:

  • tourism
  • event
  • charitable
  • government
  • education and training.

Your local council regulates what public parks will allow hot air balloon launching and / or landing.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You must ensure you have a public liability insurance certificate prior to applying for a hot air balloon licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1149.00

Additional fees may apply, please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Renewal All $1149.00

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Administering agency

Gold Coast City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Gold Coast City Council

Mailing address: PO Box 5042
Gold Coast Mail Centre
Queensland 9726
Phone: 1300 465 326
Phone: 07 5582 8211
Fax: 07 5596 3653
Contact us website: Customer Service Centres (Opens in new window)
Website: City of Gold Coast (Opens in new window)