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“Ballooning over Melbourne ”

Global Ballooning Australia
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US$327.81*
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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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US$388.52*
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Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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US$457.32*
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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour
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Owner description: 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 balloon. To enjoy the best of Victorian country side, ballooning over the Yarra Valley is one of Victoria's most spectacular winery regions. Our focus is on our passengers comfort, safety and enjoyment.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Baby buggy parking, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

A perfect way to start the day. The team organising this were both expert and friendly. We started before daybreak, drove to a lift off sight and were floating through the air at dawn. Landing was softer than our last plane landing. We were then driven back to our meeting point and had a champagne breakfast. Fabulous!

Thank Dezza17
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GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dezza17,

Thanks very much for your review!

Happy to hear that everything went perfectly for you & that this experience was softer than your plane landing :) I would certainly hope so.

Hope this is something to remember forever!

Warm wishes,
Kate

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve lived here all my life and not ‘visited’ my home town. This is a great way to start. Floating over the city you see all of the great landmarks we take for granted - MCG, Yarra river, Fed square, Botanic gardens etc....

Global ballooning did a great job of not only showing us the sights but were fun, especially when it came to the packup of the balloon. There was a lady on board with mobility issues, they were super supportive and made sure she was comfortable.

Want to see Melbourne? Take a balloon ride over Melbourne, you won’t be sorry.

I’d recommend the team we had - Darius and Mark.

Thank Colleen D
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GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your detailed review Colleen D!

It's nice to be a visitor in your own backyard isn't it!

Every one of our flights is different, some passengers get to float over the same flight path as yours and others will see other parts of Melbourne & it's surrounds.

You were probably on our Easy Access Basket - the only type of its kind in Australia. It has a door on it and was designed for people with mobility issues to experience ballooning. It's been very rewarding being able to fly so many people in this basket.

We appreciate your kind words!

Hope to have you experience the Yarra Valley next time :)

Warm regards,
Kate

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Thank Liezl J
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

A must see tourist destination in Melbourne! Beautiful Scenery, and the best crew you could ever ask for :) breakfast was great ! kudos to our pilot grega for that smooth ride. Special thanks to mr Bruce “bambi” dysons assistance and patience. He is very accomodating , sincere and has a great sense of humour too. :)

Greg, Eva ,Vaughn,Val and Vince Villegas

Thank Vince V
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GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us Vince V - thrilled that everything was perfect.

Always nice to receive feedback about our staff who have been with the company for such a long time. I'll pass this onto everyone.

Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Melbourne,
Kate

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A very very special thanks to Steve, Georgia, Daniel, Kate, & Nick for making our surprise for a dear friend a memorable one and were so understanding of our circumstances. The team were so kind and generous and gave us an incredible experience. We highly recommend flying with these guys!!

Thank Stephanie M
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GlobalBallooningAus, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for a beautiful review Stephanie M!

We're so glad we could make your morning perfect. I will certainly pass this onto the rest of the team.

Hope to fly you all again in future.

Warm wishes,
Kate

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