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Global Ballooning Australia

30 Dickmann Street | Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 5703
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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour
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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 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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30 Dickmann Street | Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

My friend and I were blessed with the weather yesterday. We booked only about a week in advance and thought our chances of actually flying were fairly low seen as it's winter. Melbourne put on a show yesterday with clear skies. We both had vouchers...More

Thank AoifeB88
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Dear AoifeB88, Thanks so much for your review - you're right, you were very lucky to be able to fly during this winter weather. We are extremely happy that we could safely fly you and all the other passengers over the weekend. Warm regards, Kate

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Spent the morning of my 24th birthday in the sky over Melbourne. Absolutely amazing, the staff were so lovely I felt like I'd known them all my life. Not scary at all it was fascinating and I would go back and experience it all over...More

Thank Briony L
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Dear Briony L, Thanks so much for your beautiful review! I'm extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed it from start to end & felt like you were a part of the Global family. Warm regards, Kate

Reviewed 20 June 2016

We took a family trip over the Yarra Valley, and booked a package with Global Ballooning that included breakfast. The entire experience was really completely beyond expectation. Global Ballooning are a very professional outfit - we felt completely safe, the logistics are 100% organised, scenery...More

Thank Matthew T
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Dear Matthew T, Thanks very much for an incredible review! We are stoked to hear about how much you loved the experience & appreciate your kind words. Hope you can fly with us again in the future! Warm regards, Kate

Reviewed 20 June 2016

Booked the tour through our concierge and couldn't be happier with the Global Ballooning team. The main individuals we worked with were Brian (pilot), Bambi (helper) and Vee (driver) and they were all fantastic in giving us the best experience possible. The views were absolutely...More

Thank Dan F
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

Dear Dan F, Wonderful to hear! I'm glad you felt at ease - it is not as scary as most people think it would be. It really is very relaxing and we make sure that our safety is priority so there is no need to...More

Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went on a balloon ride over the Yarra Valley on the 6th June. It was a bit chilly in the morning but when you get up in the air it's quite nice so I recommend layering up. The day was fantastic...More

Thank babiitiger
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

Hi babiitiger, Congratulations on your 3 year anniversary! So glad you could both mark your memorable occasion with our experience :) Glad to hear that Brian and Peaky made your morning & that breakfast was enjoyed at Balgownie Estate. Thanks for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on the Yarra Valley flight with breakfast included for our anniversary. It was above and beyond my expectation! I have a slight fear of heights and was a little worried about being up in a balloon but due to the...More

Thank Kyle L
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

WOW Kyle L, thanks so much for such an incredible review! We are so pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed ALL aspects of your experience with us & also at Balgownie Estate. Your long & details review is very much appreciated. Warm regards, Kate

Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I booked a balloon ride package for 2 with Global Ballooning which includes a 1 night stay at Yering Gorge cottages. Was so worried that the ride would be cancelled as it kept raining, and I am a tourist! Amazingly the skies cleared that morning....More

Thank Alfredseng
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

Dear Alfredseng, Thank you so much for a lovely review. I saw your amazing photos on our Instagram page and even re-posted them - you really did get some amazing shots! I'm so happy that you got to enjoy the entire experience as a whole...More

Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We had always wanted to try ballooning and chose our 25th wedding anniversary to do it. Everything was perfect! The staff were professional, fun and knowledgeable. It was a dream trip and the Yarra Valley turned on the weather. Our morning was topped off with...More

Thank P2583AHamandah
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Dear P2583AHamandah, Fantastic, I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed it so much and on such a special occasion - congratulations on your 25th wedding anniversary! Thanks for your lovely review, Kate

Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I had the most amazing first ballooning experience over Melbourne with the great pilot Nick. Yes it was the third attempt to fly but understandable that safety comes first with Melbourne's unpredictable weather. From the start of the day to the end everything was explained...More

Thank BonBon0001
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Dear BonBon0001, Thanks so much for your understanding and patience until we were able to safety get you on a flight. It is great that you enjoyed yourselves and everything was clear. We appreciate the time it took you to review us. I will certainly...More

Reviewed 2 June 2016

Eerily quiet, but stunningly beautiful, floating above the fog and seeing the beautiful sunrise. What a wonderful way to welcome the day, watching the countryside emerge in the early morning, quietly drifting around the clear skies. Brian, our very experienced pilot, explained everything so clearly,...More

Thank travelbuddies99
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

You really do have a way with words - thanks so much for your review travelbuddies99! Nice to hear that you enjoyed every aspect and had a wonderful morning with our team. Cheers to beautiful skies & stunning sunrises, Kate

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Sashykins89
28 March 2017|
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Response from María S | Reviewed this property |
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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