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Global Ballooning Australia offers daily sunrise hot air balloon flights over Melbourne City and Yarra Valley. Ballooning over Melbourne is a truly unique experience as it is one of very few cities in the world that can traversed in a hot air...more
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30 Dickmann St | Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fortunately the wintry morning was ideal for hot air ballooning with a light mist and gentle breeze. Be prepared to jump in and help with setting and packing up at the end. It is made very clear that assistance is voluntary but it’s good fun...More

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GlobalBallooningAus, Guest Relations Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Coco_CAS, Thank you for the lovely review. Ballooning is a very calm and mystical experience in the cooler months. Flying over the misty fog is beautiful in Winter over the Yarra Valley. Ronald is a great pilot, he loves sharing interesting facts about the...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Bambi, Brian and Daniel were entertaining and passionate hosts. We both have a strong fear of heights but felt comfortable and relaxed as we soared through the sky. It's was a memorable and tranquil experience. Recommended and we'd definitely go again.More

Thank David J
GlobalBallooningAus, Reservations at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thanks David! I will be sure to let Bambi, Brian and Daniel know. We tend to hear that people who are scared of heights also feel this way when they fly with us, it is such a magical and tranquil experience that all of their...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

Amazing views, perfect weather and great company. A fantastic morning of ballooning and then back to Balgownie Estate for a champagne breakfast. What more could you ask for. Thank you

Thank Krist10melb
GlobalBallooningAus, Reservations at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thanks for the feedback Krist10melb! We are glad you had such a wonderful experience. Thanks again, Cass

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! This is by far the best excursion ever! I felt very safe from beginning to end! A must do for sure!

Thank kandm65
GlobalBallooningAus, Reservations at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Kandm65, So glad you enjoyed yourself and felt very safe. Safety is our top priority so that is wonderful to hear! Thanks, Cass

Reviewed 21 May 2018

The staff at global ballooning were warm, friendly and informative. Been involved with the entire ballooning from setting up to packing up was an amazing experience. We learned so much about ballooning and of the local area and took in some amazing sights. Relaxing back...More

Thank Noah W
GlobalBallooningAus, Reservations at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thanks for your lovely review Noah! We are so pleased you had such an amazing time. Thanks again, Cass

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

What an amazing trip we had! Will definitely go for the Melbourne city trip next time! Brian is nice and experienced. 非常滿意的一次旅程!根據當日的日出時間,會有司機到酒店接我們到登陸的地點(根據每天風向的不同,登陸地點會不一樣)。大概離市區一個小時的車程。不需要穿很多衣服,因為火很大,很暖和。事後還有可選的自助餐式早餐。

Thank fish l
GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Dear fish l, Thanks for your lovely review. Brian will be rapt to see this. Look forward to flying you over Melbourne next time, Kate

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Absolutely incredible experience! Highly recommend it! We recently went over the Yarra Valley with Global Ballooning and it was simply amazing. The staff were super friendly, funny and ensured everyone had a great time. Definitely something worth doing and already can't wait for the next...More

Thank Heath M
GlobalBallooningAus, Reservations at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Heath, Thank you for the review! Our mission is to be the most professional and happy hot air ballooning operation in Australia and it seems that we have succeed! We are so pleased to have flown you and cant wait to fly you again...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

A MUST DO! Great first time experience in the hot air balloon. The staff were so friendly and made everyone feel really comfortable. Highly recommended if you're looking for a great way to take in Melbourne.

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GlobalBallooningAus, Reservations at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review samidavies91, We take pride in our ability to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable flight! So glad you enjoyed, Cass

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved my experience with global ballooning Australia over the Yarra valley. They were so professional and organised and the morning was one of the most memorable. The views were amazing and the champagne breakfast delicious. I would highly recommend Global Ballooning Australia. Jade...More

Thank Jade W
GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks so much Jade W! We were thrilled to have you fly with us and so pleased you enjoyed yourself. Hope the Mother's Day competition goes well. Warm wishes, Kate

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Fantastic balloon ride, great views and great staff. Very smooth ride, didn't even realise we were up in the air. Lots of 'dad' jokes kept everyone laughing. Well organised and professional. Great how they get the passengers involved to help pack away the balloon, very...More

Thank Gayle C
GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

So pleased that you enjoyed yourself Gayle C! We have managed to become more and more organised over time due to feedback from our passengers, which is so valuable and also our team always brings new ideas to the table. We love feedback and the...More

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Yes, you can take cameras or phones with you as long as you are careful during the flight, bags are left behind
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emilysohbki79
8 October 2015|
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Response from GlobalBallooningAus | Property representative |
Good afternoon Emily, Thank you for your enquiry. At this stage we have availability on the 23rd and 24th December for flights over Melbourne city. We can fly children from the ages of 7-12 years old, no child under the age... More
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maggieming
26 April 2015|
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Good Morning, Flights are refundable less a $25 admin fee as long as you do not book a promotion/ discount offer/ gift voucher. You can book direct online via our website or contact our office: 03 9428 5703
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