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Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley

25 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Sublime Ballooning Experience over Melbourne

Picture This Ballooning gave us the most brilliant experience of ballooning; the crew, Nick, Curtis... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Al B
Ballooning over the Yarra Valley

Absolutely excellent, would advise every one to do this with Picture this Ballooning. Dean, Nick... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hamy_17
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Tyers, Victoria, Australia
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Fly in a hot air balloon over the city of Melbourne or the beautiful Yarra Valley. Experience the wonders of the oldest form of human flight, moving majestically through the skies as the world awakens below you. Picture This Ballooning have been flying hot air balloons in Australia and overseas since 1996, delighting thousands of passengers a year and also operating branded & 'special shape' balloons for a number of companies.
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25 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Picture This Ballooning gave us the most brilliant experience of ballooning; the crew, Nick, Curtis and "Hendo", are fabulous, their expertise, professionalism and love of sharing with us their warm welcome and great sense of humour made our ballooning flight one which we would never...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent, would advise every one to do this with Picture this Ballooning. Dean, Nick & Curtis were our pilots, very knowledgeable and entertaining . Thanks so much.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

All around was a phenomenal experience. Everything was very well communicated, from our original booking all the way through until the end. Our pilot Nick was both charismatic and informative. Topped off by a great breakfast at the Sofitel - 10/10 experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picture this Ballooning where fantastic to deal with, we initially booked the balloon flight over Melbourne’s CBD. On the day of our booking heavy fog come in and our flight was canceled. It was really easy to rebook for the 2 days time. Though keeping...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow - this was such an amazing experience -I am so scared of heights, however I loved every minute of it - amazing views of Yarra Valley and the whole trip felt so calm and peaceful. Viktor, Dean and the team have everything down to...More

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review! We're thrilled that you were able to overcome your fear of heights to join us on a Yarra Valley flight - we often hear from customers who have in the past been a bit scared on other forms of aircraft, but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had such an enjoyable morning with the pilot and crew members from Picture This Ballooning. This company was so accommodating and happy to do everything they could to help my partner and I mark what is a very special date for...More

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us Dee! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your flight, especially if it was for a special occasion. I'll pass on your kind comments to our flight team, who will be so glad that their...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Professional staff guided us brilliantly to a wonderful morning which was well worth the early start. Breakfast at the Sofitel on the 35th floor topped off a lovely experience and we will definitely go back again with this great team of experienced professionals. JoMore

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jo - thanks so much for your review, it's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience with our Melbourne flight team! We'd love to have you fly with us again, so just give us a shout once you're ready! Thanks again - Team...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience fly above the Melbourne city with my wife Bosa and my mum Dimitra. Pilot Nick and other two members Peter and Peter they are well organized and keep informing us during the flight for everything. What a wonderful experience!!! Thanks guys!More

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, we're so pleased that you, your wife, and your mum all enjoyed your experience with our Melbourne flight team. We'll pass your kind comments on to Nick, Peter & Peter who will all be so glad to hear that their hard...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience! Definitely would recommend. The Pilot (Simon) was a legend and so was Mark from ground crew!

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This was so lovely to read - we'll pass on your kind comments to Simon & Mark who will be so pleased to hear that their hard work was appreciated. Thanks for your recommendation, it means a lot! Kind regards, Team PTB

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our whole experience of seeing the Yarra Valley from the sky, even though we live locally, We highly this capable, professionals and friendly team. From start to finish we felt safe. It was a dream come true.More

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us - we're so glad that you enjoyed seeing a familiar landscape from a different perspective! It's great to hear that you felt safe from start to finish, as our customers' safety and...More

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MiniTina
8 December 2017|
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Hi there MiniTina A refund is absolutely available if you are unable to reschedule your flight Check out the terms and conditions in the Picture This Ballooning website for details ! Cheers Damian Crock CEO Picture... More
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Amy C
18 September 2017|
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Hi Amy! Currently we have flights open throughout the holiday period except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day (Jan 1) so could definitely book you in for December 22! You can choose whether you fly just the two of you... More
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