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Global Ballooning Australia

30 Dickmann Street | Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 5703
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US$329.79*
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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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US$390.86*
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Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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US$460.08*
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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 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 5 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 1 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 5 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

Reviewed 1 June 2016

I bought this flight as a gift for my wife on her birthday and also took our 11 year old son. They were very excited and Global Ballooning didn't disappoint. The weather was perfect and Nick our pilot was an absolute professional making it a...More

Thank ryane29573
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

Thanks for your lovely review ryane29573! Happy to hear that your wife have a memorable birthday up over Melbourne and your 11yr old could experience the most liveable city from a birds eye view. Hope you can join us in the Yarra Valley next time...More

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Brian and his crew for being so organized and treating us to an amazing day up in the air! Third time was the charm as our previous two rides had been cancelled due to strong winds. I reckon autumn and winter are more...More

Thank gerberagirl76
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Dear gerberagirl76, Thanks so much for your review and patience in waiting to get on a flight when it was safe for us to fly. We have a lot of customers who are afraid of heights and like you, they are not afraid when they...More

Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The whole experience of helping inflate the balloon, the flight, the teamwork to pack up and the lovely breakfast at the winery- just superb!Just wish they wouldn't overprice the pics so much.

Thank R. J
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Thanks for your review R. J! Glad you enjoyed your Yarra Valley flight. I will pass this feedback of the photos onto the operations team who will assess it. Have a great day, Kate

Reviewed 15 May 2016

I had same experience like Joel C, flight was rescheduled twice but didn't happen at last, due to raining, also charged me AUD 375 for admin fee (booked a private tour for proposal) which is not fair at all. Tried to reason with their staff,...More

2  Thank zhleaper
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

Dear zhleaper, Further to our conversations via email, you were advised many times that due to the fact that you had arranged a discounted private flight (which is normally non-refundable - as per our terms and conditions), we would do it less a 15% admin...More

Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

It is a bit unfair to fault Global Ballooning for this, but it was pretty disappointing that my trip was cancelled not only once, but twice whilst we were in Australia. We had booked a trip for 2 with breakfast for 790 AUD. When paid...More

1  Thank Joel C
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

Dear Joel C, I appreciate that you are upset as you lost money with the exchange and difference of currencies - it is a shame that your flight was cancelled and that you then had to get a refund. Unfortunately, due to the nature of...More

Reviewed 5 May 2016

Great experiance however due to wind you never know where you will go around the yarra ir the city, really well organised and great breakfast at the Langham however I think they may have changed hotel for breakfast

Thank DAWNK846
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2016

Thanks for your review DAWNK846! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself. Our breakfast is held at the Pullman on the Park hotel and is a sparkling buffet breakfast. Kind regards, Kate

Reviewed 28 April 2016

I and a friend booked the Yarra Valley hot air balloon trip in March 2016. The information from Global was good and you knew what was happening with pick-up points and timings. We decided to stay the night out at Balgownie Estate so we didn't...More

Thank 709,913
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Dear 709913, Thank you so much for a lovely and very details review! It is great that you stayed at Balgownie Estate - it is located in a beautiful part of the Yarra Valley with incredible views. We actually do have a package with them...More

Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience! A present for my 50 th birthday, we managed to go up on the 7 th my actual birthday, from start to finish was awesome. Setting up the balloon and watching it rise to pacing away enhance the experience even more....More

Thank Christine E
GlobalBallooning, Manager at Global Ballooning Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2016

Thanks so much Christine E for your lovely review and happy belated birthday! It is great that you got to go up on your birthday. What a way to start your 50's :) Bet you'll never forget it and hope you can come up with...More

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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
7 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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Response from GlobalBallooningAus | Property representative |
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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