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Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Australia
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About Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
Take off on a romantic hot air balloon ride, every day, west of Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef, hot air balloons take off into the wide open blue skies. There's something about floating in the still morning sky in a hot-air balloon that brings out the romantic in all of us. It could be the absolute silence; it could be the feeling that you're as free as a bird.
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EllaBella1982 wrote a review May 2021
Bunbury, Australia5 contributions3 helpful votes
We booked this tour with high expectations... and it did not disappoint! All of the crew, Toshi & Josh, were fantastic and told us everything we needed to know about our journey in the balloon as well as the necessary brace positions for landing, even some interesting facts / history of the Mareeba area whilst in the air. The bus ride was comfortable (10 mins), although a chilly morning, we soon warmed up under the massive balloons as they inflated in front of us... amazing! Great flight, very scenic overlooking the mountains, tablelands, rivers and townsite. A very soft landing and good fun packing the balloon into the bag and watch it all get loaded onto a trailer. Champagne / mimosa's to top it all off at the end, Fantastic trip. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
Responded 3 June 2021
Great to hear, EllaBella1982. We love it when people name our staff as we pass each and every comment back to the wider team, and it provides the motivation to keep striving to provide the best experience we can. Thanks so much for joining our tour, and for leaving a great review.
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livingpr00f wrote a review Apr 2021
Childers, Australia14 contributions20 helpful votes
We did the ballooning over the Atherton tablelands from Mareeba and Josh our pilot was amazing and informative. Was the best thing we’ve done in ages. Thanks 🙏
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
Responded 3 June 2021
Wonderful to hear, livingpr00f. Josh will be thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your morning with him, and thanks for the great review.
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Lynne M wrote a review Feb 2020
Perth, Australia37 contributions30 helpful votes
We had the most fabulous time flying over the Atherton Tablelands at sunrise. Bob our driver was so helpful and fun and our pilot Rob was entertaining and very professional. We were in very safe hands. There is something magical about letting the wind take you somewhere. For us it was to a cane field as we had to jump the boom sprayer but what a lot of fun!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
Responded 12 Feb 2020
Thanks for the wonderful review Lynne, and we've passed your comments on to Rob, Bob and the team!
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Steve wrote a review Feb 2020
Chinnor, United Kingdom35 contributions53 helpful votes
Very well organised but an early start. We had booked the extended 60 minute trip so took off and landed twice which added to the fun and experience. For a couple who had never done this before we left feeling the the entire morning was just a wonderful adventure which we were glad we part off
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Woody L, Front Office Manager at Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
Responded 9 Feb 2020
Thanks for the great review Grumpy1456. We're always happy to hear about our guests wonderful experience, especially first time ballooning!!
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nickmorgan1994 wrote a review Jan 2020
Melbourne, Australia10 contributions
Such a beautiful way to start our trip. When Mark picked us up from our hotel in Port Douglas there was a big storm but once we arrived in Mareeba we were greeted by clear blue skies. Really appreciated Mark’s insights and conversation on the way up and back to Port Douglas. It is clear he is passionate about this special part of the world!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Hi Nick, wonderful to hear that you enjoyed what turned out to be such a great morning! We'll of course pass your comments on to Mark, who indeed is one of our knowledgeable staff with a passion for North Queensland. Thanks again for taking the time to leave a five star review.
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