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Brisbane Scenic City & Country Hot Air Balloon Flight

Product ID: 149033
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Ever wanted to experience hot air ballooning over the greater Brisbane region and surrounds? Through this tour now you can. Enjoy superb and glorious city and country views whilst floating majestically and effortlessly over this visually stunning region.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a unique opportunity to combine views of city and country flying over Greater Brisbane
  • Spend more time enjoying yourself as it is just a short 30 minute drive west of the Brisbane's centre
  • Experience a boutique and personalized ballooning adventure; with the Chief Pilot, Owner and Operator
  • Float majestically and effortlessly aloft for a one hour scenic hot air balloon flight
Full description
The Greater Brisbane, Somerset, and Scenic Rim regions in South East Queensland are the ultimate places to experience the magic and adventure of hot air ballooning – and why not book with the Ipswich and Scenic Rims regions first and longest running ballooning operator. Ballooning experiences are available all year round. Providing a personal and professional service for individuals & small groups (with a maximum of 10 passengers per flight). With over 26 years of experience from the operator, the chief pilot ensure a safe a pleasant journey.

Meeting 45 minutes prior to sunrise, your pilot will brief you and your fellow passengers. There will be final weather checks and a launch site will be chosen. The launch sites are as little as 5 – 15 minutes drive from the meeting point. You might even be able to assist with the inflation of the hot air balloon. Once the balloon is inflated, the hot air balloon will lift off for your flight, which will be approximately 1 hour in duration. 

Whilst floating majestically you will cover both the city and country sights. As the world slowly awakens, you float peacefully overhead, witnessing the serenity in slow motion from the balloon basket. See many of the unique landscapes of the region in one flight from the best perspective. Remember a camera as the trip will inspire some beautiful photographs. Have a tranquil yet exhilarating experience.

Upon landing, the crew will then return you to Ipswich for a hearty breakfast (if option selected). You will also receive a certificate to commemorate the experience.
Includes
  • Meet and Greet Passengers at Ipswich
  • Inflation and Deflation of Balloon Participation
  • One Hour Hot Air Balloon Scenic Flight
  • In-Flight Commentary
  • After flight Restaurant Breakfast (if option selected)
  • Commemorative Flight certificate
  • Flight Program Transportation
  • Insurance & GST
What’s Not Included
  • Optional purchase of In-flight Balloon CD
  • Optional Brisbane CBD Accommodation venue return transfers available at additional cost
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • People under 3 ft 9 in (120 cm)

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Meeting point

Ipswich Country Motel - 250 South Station Road, Raceview, Ipswich. There is free parking is available at the meeting point. You can use the client car parks available but please be & courteous to the other hotel guests that may be asleep at the time of your early morning arrival. Please arrive 5 - 10 minutes prior to nominated meeting time.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 passengers per flight. In the event that minimum numbers are not met, the pilot reserves the right to reschedule your experience for a later date
• Disabled passengers are able to balloon, although limitations do apply due to the CASA regulations. CASA requires that all passengers are able to embark and disembark a balloon basket unassisted for safety reasons. No wheelchair facilities are available. Disabled persons participating in the balloon flight do so at their own risk and the company accepts no liability for any damage or injury caused
• As the flight is for approx. 1 hour, passengers must be able to stand unaided for the duration of the flight. (ie: no additional aids are permitted in the basket). If in doubt, an able bodied person (friend or relative) must accompany the "slightly infirm" passenger
• Regrettably under the CASA regulations & company policy women may not fly if at any stage of their pregnancy
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 4 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
5.0/5

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