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Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley

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Address: 1st Fl 173-175 Swan St | Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9428 5703
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
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Global Ballooning Australia offers daily sunrise hot air balloon flights...

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.

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US$277.74*
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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour
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Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise

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Brian and his team were fantastic, we had such a great time and loved the flight. Was amazing. Will take the kids when they are a little older

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Brian and his team were fantastic, we had such a great time and loved the flight. Was amazing. Will take the kids when they are a little older

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Dear tizza81, Happy to hear that Brian entertained you (I'm guessing that included lots of Dad jokes) & you enjoyed the flight. Can't wait to host your kids too - it is such a magical experience for the little ones. Warm regards, Kate More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the most breathtaking experiences I've ever had! First time ballooning and I am sure I will book another flight with Global Ballooning again. The team were excellent and the views were stunning.

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Dear cathw12345, Short & sweet - thanks for taking the time to post such a lovely review. Hope you join us in future again, Kate More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall an absolutely amazing experience- Breath taking views above the Yarra Valley, a scrumptious champagne breakfast and a crew with a great sense of humor, what more could you ask for ? Brian was a terrific pilot!! Highly recommend to anyone .. Looking forward to coming back.

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Thanks so much natashamcculloch for taking the time to write this gorgeous review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed it from start to finish :) Hope you can fly with us again in the future, Kate More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to the Global Ballooning team, my wife and I had a wonderful time flying above the beautiful Yarra Valley. Our pilot Steve was fantastic and he provided us with detailed safety briefing and explained to us how things work on a hot air balloon. We got to participate in setting up and packing up which added to the memorable... More 

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Dear TomTomAus, Wow, we are extremely proud that you enjoyed your experience with us. Thanks for your kind words. We are lucky to have such amazing pilots. Steve has such a vibrant personality and is a brilliant pilot. Thanks again, Kate More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous experience ballooning for the first time. Totally breathtaking, not scary at all. Steve was a great pilot, very enthusiastic about ballooning, and happy to answer questions and share his enthusiasm. Champagne breakfast was good, and the transfers were on time. Recommended! Thanks

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Love your review jackzvi! Very sweet & straight to the point :) Thanks very much, Kate More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it! Nick is a great pilot and with Brian on the ground make a great team. Soaring across the city of Melbourne was an absolute treat. The flight was very enjoyable and being involved with the setup and pack up was lots of fun.

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Dear ducas795, Thanks for a great review - so pleased to hear you had the best time! Nick is an amazing pilot who has been with us for 9 years. Warm regards, Kate More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it was this amazing during the cooler month, I'm beside myself with anticipation to do this in the summer months. All the staff were amazing! I did get a little annoyed when the bus driver had to go back to another motel to collect guests because they slept in! Not on! We were up before dawn to make sure... More 

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Dear Vickie M, Thanks so much for your lovely review. I'm so pleased to hear that you loved it & want to try it in summer. It is a shame when guests are running late as it does effect everyone else so I'm sorry that you had to wait for them. We really do appreciate you being on time though... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

From start to finish the whole Global Ballooning experience was amazing! Definitely not something to miss! The staff were friendly, funny and knowledgeable. The day starts early (before sunrise) and you are driven to a launch site - in our case Christmas Hills. Then you help prepare the balloon for flight and before you know it you are floating like... More 

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Dear Danielle R, I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves! Thanks for taking the time to write a thorough review - it is very much appreciated. Hope you can join us on a Melbourne flight next time :) Warm regards, Kate More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I loved it! We flew with Brian and he was great. So experienced and professional. The staff were very friendly and the whole experience felt completely safe. We had a disabled person in our group and they were so helpful, providing a basket with a door for him and making sure he was comfortable at all times. The balloon flight... More 

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Dear Maria S, Fantastic - thank you for your kind words! Yes, we have an Easy Access Basket which is great for people with disabilities or who are elderly and unable to use our other baskets. Great tips for future passengers. Hope you can fly with us again in the future. Warm regards, Kate More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely sensational flight we had on Monday! I was surprised by my partner with a balloon flight over our beautiful valley for my 21st birthday! The incredible experience didn't just stop at the magnificent views! Brian the pilot and his crew were absolutely incredible! Fantastic senses of humour! There was never a dull moment! Brian made me feel very special... More 

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GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Oh, that is wonderful Sarah V! Happy belated 21st birthday. I'm guessing this will be a birthday never to be forgotten and we are so privileged to be a part of it :) Hope you can join us on the next BIG birthday celebration. Kind regards, Kate More 

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