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Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley

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Address: 25 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Fly in a hot air balloon over the city of Melbourne or the beautiful Yarra...

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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I have now been on two balloon flights with picture this - melbourne and yarra. Both were fabulous! Great organisation and professionalism. I had no problem re-arranging my yarra... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have now been on two balloon flights with picture this - melbourne and yarra. Both were fabulous! Great organisation and professionalism. I had no problem re-arranging my yarra flight when I got ill which was nice. The flights were both stunning and I felt very safe. I enjoyed helping out and watching before and after too - it's a... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great flight entertainment at its best. Viktor was great very nice and a good pilot. Wasnt as scared with him as i thought I would be.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Yarra valley balloon ride this morning was an absolutely breathtaking experience. The picture this ballooning staff made the morning even more enjoyable. They were all willing to share their knowledge and provided very insightful and educational information. I would definitely recommend this experience and company to all.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very professional and relaxing ride. Very professional in the preparation and execution of our morning flight over Melbourne.

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

I took my Mum and we both had a brilliant time. The event unfortunately was cancelled 3 times in a row due to poor weather, but we managed to get out on the 4th time and it was well worth the wait. The staff were excellent, and the experience itself was alot of fun - much better than I was... More 

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Brady Thank you so much for your review and i'm so glad we got to fly you on your 4th try and thank you for your patience working with the Melbourne weather which can sometimes be a little frustrating. I am pleased to read you found it better than you had anticipated and loved the breakfast afterwards to cap... More 

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I would recommend Picture This Ballooning flight over Melbourne. It took about 1 hour which was about right. Crew team are very experienced, made us feel secure when flying at that height. Great breakfast. Thank you for the great experience.

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Sunny Thank you for taking the time to write, i'm so glad you found it safe and secure and a lovely experience. Most flight last 1 hour but including the coffee/tea check in, driving out and back and setting up, packing away and breakfast you are out with us for 4 - 5 hours in total. We hope to... More 

Ballarat, Australia
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I had the best time even though I have a fear of heights I would do this over and over again! The staff were amazing can't wait to see the photos

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Livaw27, Thank you so much for your review and i hope you've had your pictures now as a memory of your morning with us. I hope that you might join us again sometime, have a great Anzac Day holiday Andrew More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

What a fantastic way to start the day! The team at Picture This were great - nice, friendly and very informative. Absolutely magnificent views! Totally recommend.

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Cheryl, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how happy you were with our service, it makes our job even more rewarding. Have a great Anzac Day week ahead. Andrew and all the team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Such a well run exercise where you get taken in from start to finish. Just an amazing feeling !!!!! Guys were very helpful

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to submit a review of your morning with Hendo and myself. It's was a pleasure having you along. Enjoy your Anzac Day week Andrew More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

The balloon flight over Melbourne was amazing. A truly great adventure. The communication by the staff and pilot prior to the flight was excellent.

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Marlen, Thank you so much for your short review of your morning spent with us and for choosing to fly with us. Hope to see you again. Andrew and all the team More 

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