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Windward Balloon Adventures

105 Withers St, Northam, Western Australia 6401, Australia
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Amazing experience and great team!

This is our first hot-air balloon experience and it was really awesome, thanks to the Windward... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
starie
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Singapore
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A must do!

We absolutely loved our hot air-ballooning experience. Although it is a very early start (4:15am... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Liz C
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105 Withers St, Northam, Western Australia 6401, Australia
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is our first hot-air balloon experience and it was really awesome, thanks to the Windward team. From the online communications and booking, to the flight itself, everything went smoothly and efficiently. The team supporting the booking and replying to our questions via email was...More

Thank starie
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WindwardBallooning, Public Relations Manager at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thanks for the lovely review! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved our hot air-ballooning experience. Although it is a very early start (4:15am) it is definitely worth getting up early to do this. You are driven to a suitable spot to launch from where you assist setting up the balloon for flight. We...More

Thank Liz C
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windwardUKTrip, Manager at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks Liz πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Our early morning start from Perth was well worth the time and effort.We all enjoyed this wonderful experience and the peaceful flight up through the clouds was breathtaking. I would recommend a trip to Northam and add this to your bucket list

Thank Janette D
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windwardUKTrip, Manager at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

An early morning drive up from Perth, for our 5am start.. Teas/coffee available when you arrive, which is great. A chat from the staff, let us know the ins and out, and who's team we would be on, then into the vans for find a...More

Thank Sammi B
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windwardUKTrip, Manager at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks Sammi :-)

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved our flight today, 40 years an Avon valley resident and never flown before, don't know why I waited so long! I encourage anyone, especially the locals, to get up up and away with Damien and the team sat Windward

Thank Terry B
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windwardUKTrip, Manager at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks for the lovely review Terry πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had been trying to take advantage of this experience for about a year - between the weather turning bad and the flight having to be cancelled and our own busy lives, it took some work to make it come together... but it was worth...More

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windwardUKTrip, Manager at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Just a wonderful experience from start to finish, perfect weather helped but a wonderfully tranquil way to see a beautiful part of W.A This was a 40th birthday present for my wife and she loved it! Excellent service from Leon, Damien and everyone at Windward....More

Thank smckivett
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windwardUKTrip, Owner at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks for the review guys! πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Simply brilliant. The balloon flight itself was amazing. Unbelievable how calm and steady it is when you're up in the air; it glides and floats with absolutely zero turbulence. For those people who are worried about a rocky ride - don't be! I am not...More

Thank SL11_SL11
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windwardUKTrip, Owner at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks for the review guys! Our mobile website is down but we're working on a new one. Hopefully online soon! :-)

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

My wife requested this as a birthday present despite having a phobia of heights. The whole process from the safety briefings to the end of our morning with Windward Balloon Adventures was very professionally handled with enthusiastic and capable staff. The flight in no way...More

Thank nshard
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windwardUKTrip, Owner at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks guys! :-)

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Got this as a birthday gift for my wife and it was my first time as well. Was excited for the trip. We had to be there 545am in the morning and as we flew in June, weather was really really cold around 8 degrees...More

Thank Brian G
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windwardUKTrip, Manager at Windward Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi Brian, thanks for the review. Wish we could control the scenery and the view bit the rains were very late this year so the valley stayed dry longer than usually. Thank goodness for the farmers some rain has finally arrived and crops are growing!...More

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DitzyBitz
10 December 2017|
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Response from WindwardBallooning | Property representative |
Sorry we seem to be having some troubles with out mobile website but if your browse from a regular computer or laptop that should work. Our prices are $350 per person on weekends & public holidays & $300 per person during... More
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RebeccaKerr
20 September 2017|
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Response from WindwardBallooning | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca. Unfortunately the ballooning season in Western Australia will finish on Sunday 19th of November due to the onset of the hot and windy summer weather which isn't suitable o conduct the flights safely. The season... More
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Tamara D
25 February 2017|
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It's recommended that children are at least 8-10 or older which by that age are tall enough to be able to see over the top edge of the basket with out being held up and also by that age hopefully mature enough to be able to... More
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