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Outback Ballooning

Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
+61 8 8952 8723
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OUTBACK BALLOONING ALICE SPRINGS: Whilst floating gently in the air you will appreciate the vast remoteness and scenery of the Australian outback. Wildlife, such as big red kangaroos are seen nearly every day as your balloon crosses spinifex grasses, mulga scrub and cattle stations. The tour includes return transfer from your accommodation in Alice Springs, sparkling wine and light refreshments plus a flight certificate. 30 Or 60 minute balloon flights available. Daily departures.
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  • Average9%
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
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+61 8 8952 8723
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"champagne breakfast"
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"bucket list"
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"soft landing"
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"spectacular sunrise"
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"hot air"
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"great fun"
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"an early start"
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"great morning"
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"sparkling wine"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect way to enjoy an outback sunrise. Float above the wildlife and you may also get the opportunity to spot the majestic wedge tailed eagle. A real treat.

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What I expected of an outback balloon ride was the complete opposite. What I paid for was a 60 minute sunrise balloon ride and what I got was a 25/30 minute ride across a few fields and the airport. I understand they can only fly...More

Thank jessicaagarratt
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outbackalice, General Manager at Outback Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations Jessica. As you say, ballooning is a weather dependant activity and whilst we will always try to fly what passengers’ book, the weather is unpredictable and during the flight, the pilot will always make the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Contiki trip through Alice Springs. Best way to start the day! Bit of champagne after the smioth flight through awesome scenery and the sunrise was awesome!

Thank Cassie T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic time, very experienced staff who are very knowledgeable in the field. Felt very safe, staff are super friendly and fun to talk too. The views were absolutely amazing and will be an experience I will always remember. Would highly recommend to anyone stating at...More

Thank Antony R
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Great way to view sunrise over the Outback. You are picked up at your hotel, and driven by shuttlebus to the site where the balloon lifts off. Beautiful view, and peaceful trip. Sparkling wine and noshes are waiting for you at touchdown. Very professional crew....More

Thank glenn p
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Wonderful 🌅 sunrise balloon ride. Fantastic staff, very professional and friendly. Loved the champagne 🥂 breakfast. Ride of a lifetime. Thanks for a spectacular morning. Highly recommend them.

Thank tbasmith
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Picked up on time. Very knowledgeable staff with a sense of humor too ! It was our 1st flight so a little apprehensive but we were made feel safe & confident. The bubbles at the end were a nice touch too ! Highly recommend this...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

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Leah H
27 May 2017|
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Response from outbackalice | Property representative |
Hi Leah, thank you for your enquiry. All passengers must be able to climb up and in to the basket unaided using the footholes in the basket. The basket height is approx 1.2 metres high. Due to safety, the weather conditions... More
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Ruth M
25 July 2015|
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Response from CT-Surrey | Reviewed this property |
We took an early morning flight like Tony, timeline the same. I believe that they do late afternoon / early evening flight. Their minibus goes around the hotels collecting the guests, then takes them to the departure point... More
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Ruth M
25 July 2015|
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Response from outbackalice | Property representative |
Hi Ruth, thanks for your enquiry. Pickup times varies throughout August and also depends on where you are staying in town, but as a guide it would be between 5-6am. The return time again depends on the above as well but you... More
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