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About
Balloon Aloft took to the skies for the first time back in 1980 becoming Australia’s very first hot air ballooning company. With over 30 years experience in providing the ultimate flight experience, Balloon Aloft has been recognised with numerous...more
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Corner of Broke Road & Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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+61 2 4990 9242
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It was a little bit too long for my 9 years old daughter,but for adults was just right time.I think for young child,it was too early to get ready and lot of excitement.By the time we were high ,my daughter was too tired and bit...More

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Reviewed yesterday

well organised, pilots are very knowledgeable and interesting, staff are friendly, let us see inside balloon, pack up was quick

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Reviewed yesterday

After an early start, which Byron (our pilot), assured us was necessary to get the best conditions, we were lucky enough to be able to fly in the biggest balloon gondola in Australia. Byron kept us informed of what was happening and invited us to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We especially appreciated being part of the the whole process. The blowing up of the balloon before we could take off, the ride itself which was superb, and then the folding up of the balloon after we came down. The pilot and the two co...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a hot air ballon trip with my father whose dream was to do it! It was a very special experience that felt very safe and smooth.. We were very happy and had lots of fun with the ballon Pilot.. Great thanks!!

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Reviewed yesterday

Could not have asked for a better first balloon ride experience. My parents bought my hubby and I a gift voucher for Xmas, and my hubby surprised me with booking it in on the long weekend in October, which happened to be the Balloon Fiesta...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic experience, definitely worth the early start!! Fantastic crew both on the ground and in the air! So peaceful when up in the sky, beautiful views of the Hunter Valley. The champagne breakfast was a lovely finish.Warm clothes essential.

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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I did this for our wedding anniversary during a balloon festival. It was breathtaking to sail high above the wine country of the hunter valley and then be returned for a gourmet champagne breakfast. Well worth the early 4.15am start.

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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic flight, beautiful day the guys were great and the champagne breakfast was very nice great way to start a weekend.

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Reviewed yesterday

the entire time I was with the group.. they made me feel safe and supported.. I am so looking forward to do hot air ballooning again.... love love loved it

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Jennifer V
27 March 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, The meeting time is determined the evening prior to the flight and is dependent on the time of sunrise as well as the early morning forecast. Once you are booked to fly you will be give a number to call the... More
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Jennifer V
27 March 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, The meeting time is determined the evening prior to the flight and is dependent on the time of sunrise as well as the early morning forecast. Once you are booked to fly you will be give a number to call the... More
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Shannon D
21 March 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Shannon, Thanks for your questions. We currently have space available on all of the days you have mentioned. Balloon flights are always weather dependent. In the event that your flight was cancelled due to unsuitable... More
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