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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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Lynne M wrote a review Feb 2020
Perth, Australia35 contributions10 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 Kingdom30 contributions46 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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EBDB wrote a review Apr 2019
54 contributions1 helpful vote
The trip to Mareeba with our tour guide Dave was fantastic, picked up on time and greeted with a smile and plenty of energy, which at 4:15am was very impressive. Once we arrived at our site for our flight the ground crew were accommodating and happy to have us there. Our pilot Bob was professional, funny and knowledgeable. We will definitely be back for further flights.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from hotairalex, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
Responded 16 May 2019
Hi davidbrennan2 - great to hear your hot air balloon ride experience was memorable. Always wonderful to be able to pass on fantastic feedback directly to the crew. Thanks for flying with us and look forward to seeing you again!
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Sharon B wrote a review Nov 2018
London, United Kingdom28 contributions25 helpful votes
Fantastic experience, despite a necessary early pick up from Port Douglas but well worth it!! Weather was a tad windy and we wondered if would go ahead but this company have it covered with tons of take off and landing sites. Very professional set up on arrival. The pilot and staff all superb and the team were happy to take photos pre take off. Simply stunning scenery complete with kangaroos hopping about below us. So pleased we experienced, in fact for us it topped our Reef visit.
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
Responded 10 Jul 2019
Thanks Sharon B! Reef AND Hot Air Ballooning - you did well :)
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