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Wine Country Ballooning

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“mercure hotel”(4 reviews)
Wine Country Ballooning is the Hunter Valley's only Boutique balloon rides company. If you deserve the best possible service at the best price, look no further. With never more than 10 people onboard, flying with the valley's most experienced local...more
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332 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 1300 807 024
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All reviews recommend wine mercure hotel other companies fantastic experience whole experience balloon flight from start to finish peaceful ride hunter valley sense of humour a hot air balloon ride great pilot small group fantastic flight cancelled due perfect weather fantastic morning
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Wow, just wow - did this for a special celebration and were not disappointed. Met at the Mercure at 5am and spent half an hour looking for an ideal launch point. Takes a little time to set up but it’s all part of the adventure....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hesselson1
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We just got back from our flight and would recommend this to anybody, cannot fault any part of our morning from the flight to the breakfast and the great staff flying and on the ground.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank apwilson1979
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Booked a balloon flight for a Monday. Received a call a couple of days priir asking if we could change our flight to the day before our original booking as there weren't enough peiple booked. Agreed as we tgouggt it a fair enough request. Then...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Foodlovers0808
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful hot air balloon experience. Very professional team. Great views and calm ride. They take photos all through the experience and upload to facebook so you can download for free. Ended the morning with an out of this world buffet breakfast at...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank hannahbxxx
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I had always wanted to do a Hot Air Balloon Ride so I decided to bite the bullet and just do it. Wine Country Ballooning were very easy to book with. I hadn't heard about them before but I would not recommended everyone to go...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Annika D
Daren P, other at Wine Country Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks for the kind words "Aaanuuuikaa" Really pleased you enjoyed our trip.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

What a fabulous experience. Couldn't have asked for more from Darren and Bob. Would highly recommend this to anybody. The ballooning was fun and the breakfast after was great. Thanks for the great time!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank caiti_mcl
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We chose this company because of their great reviews online, small group numbers and they were the only company in the Hunter Valley to offer a full refund if you don't fly due to bad weather (not a voucher to use within 12 months like...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank tbate54
Daren P, Pilot at Wine Country Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thanks for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your flight. It certainly was a fast one and we did cover a lot of ground. all the best for the new year Daren

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We went on a hot air balloon ride with Darren this morning and it was an amazing experience. He is a fantastic host and experienced pilot. He shares his knowledge of ballooning and the local area while you're up in the air. We were up...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 353elisee
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome flight and views. Only small group of people. Highly recommend! Felt safe at all times and worth the early morning wake up

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sarah_wadick
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our 40th Wedding Anniversary with a balloon flight and what a magic experience. Darren is the perfect host - lots of expertise and personality. There were only 6 of us but he catered with a 10 person basket so lots of room to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 707lynettel
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