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Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley

25 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9429 0277
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I was apprehensive of a flight early in the morning on a cold winter's day being up in the clouds... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicholas D
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Fantastic experience with friendly and professional crew of Dean and Simon. The girl who helped us... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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25 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 3 9429 0277

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was apprehensive of a flight early in the morning on a cold winter's day being up in the clouds, however to my delight, peacefully cruising over the Yarra Valley enjoying a breathtaking sunrise I felt no chill at all. Travelling with the wind away...More

Thank Nicholas D
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write us such a lovely review Nicholas! We're so glad you enjoyed your Yarra Valley experience with us (including the hands on aspect of the morning in assisting with the inflation and pack down of the balloon!) and will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic experience with friendly and professional crew of Dean and Simon. The girl who helped us book, Emily, was incredibly helpful with organising our flight and keeping us updated on the likelihood of our flight taking place. The overall flight caught a beautiful sunrise over...More

Thank jmadiver
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write us such a kind review! We're so glad you had such a fantastic experience with our Yarra Valley team - we'll pass on your comments to your pilot Simon & crew member Dean, and Emily in our office....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

First time ballonning for us. Wonderful time ! We've been lucky with the weather, a nice sunny morning. Warm welcoming in the Sofitel lounge. Then go to the launch site where you can be part of ballon mounting activities. Funny and so exciting ! Crazy...More

Thank yeulins
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you had such a wonderful time flying with us over Melbourne - including being involved in the process of setting up the balloon! We'll pass on your kind comments to your pilot Peter and crew member Peter as well as our booking...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Received this experience as a birthday gift and turned out the best gift ever! Amazing experience, our guides and pilot Pete were fantastic! Well organised, very warm and friendly (putting any fears to rest) allowing for a fantastic experience. The views over the Yarra Valley...More

Thank Moonbeam508
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us! We're so glad we could help make your birthday special (and that our staff could help calm any nervousness!) and will pass on your kind comments to Pete and his Yarra Valley...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Great service, amaizing staff, i cannot recommend them enough, they was really helpfull, specially because they give me a hand to propose to my now fiance.... i love it

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review Jose! We're so glad we could help out with your special occasion and that you were so pleased with our staff and service, congratulations on your engagement :)

Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had an amazing flight across the top of Port Phillip Bay which gave us amazing views of a fog shrouded city and the bayside suburbs. The conditions of the day dictated that we takeoff from Moorabbin in the fog and drift across the bay...More

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks Gouffrey for taking the time to write such a kind review for us. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with Picture This Ballooning over Melbourne and found our team to be professional and humourous! I will pass on your compliments to Peter and...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 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...More

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review for us - and for choosing Picture This Ballooning not once but twice! We're so glad your experience with our company was a positive one and look forward to flying you over Daylesford...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

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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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi Melissa, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We're so glad you enjoyed your flight and that our pilot Viktor was able to help you feel at ease during the experience! Thanks again, Team PTB

Reviewed 4 May 2017

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...More

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi there - thanks for writing us such a kind review! We're so glad you enjoyed your experience with us, and found our staff to be helpful and knowledgeable. We definitely appreciate your recommendation so thanks again! Team PTB

Reviewed 24 April 2017

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

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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! We're so glad you found our company professional and you enjoyed your experience with us. Thanks again, Team PTB

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Chechev8
10 April 2017|
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Yes we do :) Tripadvisor doesn't allow us to type it here, so if you google Picture This Ballooning you will find it. Or it is on our Tripadvisor page. Let us know if you don't find it.
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Poonam R
10 April 2017|
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The whole morning takes about 4-5 hours, and longer if you stay for the breakfast. The exact time depends on the time of year and the sunrise time. As an example, you might meet at 5am, then the flight will be from 6:30am to... More
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peciacake
24 December 2016|
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Hi, The exact meeting time is worked out by our pilots on the afternoon/evening before your flight - this varies a little based on the weather conditions on the day. So we will let you know the exact time the day before your... More
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