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Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2018 at Padang Polo

Looking for things to do in Penang 2018? Do allow us to share with you the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2018 is back! HAB Fiesta returns for the 3rd time! For those missed out last year’s event, here’s another chance for you to float above the Padang Polo in Penang on a hot air balloon.

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2018 Penang

First of all, ticketed tethered balloon rides will be available where one can go up as high as 60 feet during this 2 days event. According to its official site, three tethered balloons are open for rides to the public at RM50 per person while cold inflation (where anyone can walk into a balloon envelope that’s filled with cold air as it lies on the ground) is RM5 per person.

Furthermore, tickets are limited to the first 150 persons (with numbered tags) in the queue and there will only be one ticket sold to each person.

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Fun Zone Activities

  • Water Orb – RM15
  • Roller Orb – RM15
  • Paddle Boat – RM15
  • Trampoline – RM10
  • Hamster Orb – RM10
  • Reverse Bungee (adults only) – RM30
  • Junior Bungee – RM20
  • Inflatable Zone – RM15
  • Bull Ride – RM15

Workshops

DIY Paper Craft Hot Air Balloon 24 Feb (Sat)
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm | 12.30pm-2.30pm
Fee: RM30 per person

Hands-on Soap-Bubble Art 24 Feb (Sat)
Time: 2.30pm-4.30pm
Fee: RM30 per person

Kids Hot Air Balloon Drawing Session 25 Feb (Sun)
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm | 12.30pm-2.30pm
Fee: RM15 per person

Hot Air Balloon Origami 25 Feb (Sun)
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm | 12.30pm-2.30pm | 2.30pm-4.30pm | 4.30pm-6.30pm
Fee: RM8 per person

Hot Air Balloon Clay Art 25 Feb (Sun)
Time: 2.30pm-4.30pm | 4.30pm-6.30pm
Fee: RM30 per person

Balloon Timings

How To Get There

1. Use UBER

Use UBER’s promo code (HAB2018) to get RM7 OFF for 7 rides per unique user.

2. Penang Hop-On Hop-Off

The Penang HOHO will make an extra stop at Jalan Sepoy Lines during the Penang Hot Air Balloon Event.

3. Rapid Penang ( Free Shuttle )

To ease traffic during the event days, shuttle buses will be provided from three different points on the island to Padang Polo as follows:

a.) Jetty – KOMTAR – Padang Polo
Operating time : 7am – 10pm
Frequency: every 30 mins
b.) Tesco Tanjung Tokong – Padang Polo
Operating time: 7am – 10pm
Frequency: every 60 mins
c.) Queensbay Mall – Sungai Nibong (bus stop in front of PESTA) – Padang Polo
Operating time: 7am – 10pm
Frequency: every 60 mins
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