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Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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About Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast
Hot Air Balloon and Vineyard breakfast, 100% refundable and flexible tickets, no fees on AMEX or Diners, pay cash on day, please ask us any questions via our online chat about ballooning here, we’re a local family business that can advise on which pickups and drop-offs are possible, we also can advise on timings and how flexible it’s possible to be for ballooning, especially to get the date you want to fly.
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Soar over the Gold Coast’s countryside on a thrilling hot air balloon flight. Look down at the region’s vineyards, forests, and fields as the sun casts its first light over the landscape. After your adventure, head back down to enjoy a sparkling wine breakfast before exploring visiting O’Reilly’s estate and vineyard.
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deet36 wrote a review Feb 2021
11 contributions2 helpful votes
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31/1/21. Hot Air Ballooning We cannot thank Hot Air Balloons enough for the experience of a lifetime. One to absolutely tick off the bucket list! And to be honest, we’d definitely do it again. We were fortunate enough to share this adventure with a group of our nearest & dearest friends to celebrate a special milestone birthday. From beginning to end, every aspect was beyond perfect; from the bus pick up with Kelly, to meeting our Pilot Jay. There were some pre-nerves & plenty of excitement but once we met Jay we knew we were in great hands. Jay’s been doing this for a long time & even though early that morning the rain crept in, Jay had found ‘a sweet spot’ to launch from, where we were virtually in our own zone of sunshine & clear weather for the entire journey. We began to ascend, but it didn’t feel like you were moving & so silent (apart from the occasional flame bursts). Even our super chatty group were so blown away by the breathtaking views, they hardly spoke (for a short while anyway). Lol. Spectacular doesn’t begin to cover it!! Jay landed us so softly & asked if we wanted to tip the bucket (which we did) - haven’t laughed so hard in a while & everyone pitches in to help take the balloon down. Picture a stack of adults rolling around on top of a billowing balloon, (killing themselves laughing) all while dodging cow pats. Thanks also to Joe (team member)for meeting us on the ground). Back on the trailer to the bus & onward to a yummy champagne breakfast at O’Reillys Canungra Valley Vineyards. Beautiful valley, creek & even an Alpaca Farm! Thanks Deb for organising. We didn’t want our time to end. If you are looking for a breathtaking adventure for that ‘special’ occasion, with a team of true professionals then you can’t beat Jay & the team from Hot Air. You won’t be disappointed. Dee & Richard
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Y9399RZmichaelr wrote a review Feb 2021
Adelaide, Australia48 contributions7 helpful votes
Perfect conditions, a great start to balloning. Great vistas from 1k up. Should of bought the marshmallows to toast over the jets.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast
Responded 2 Mar 2021
Thanks for the five star review! Marshmallows as inflight snacks? That's brilliant!
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Jo an carl wrote a review Jan 2021
Morayfield, Australia11 contributions8 helpful votes
Wow. Just returned from a wonderful balloon trip and champagne breakfast. Richard our driver that picked us up was amazing. Informative and humorous. Had us in stitches all the way there and back. Dhawl our balloon pilot was also very informative and funny. It was our wedding aniversery and we were surprised with a cake at breakfast. The breakfast at O'Reilly s vineyard was delicious. If you are thinking of booking a balloon trip please use Hot air balloon Australia they are amazing. Please support this wonderful company during these hard times. You will not be disappointed
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast
Responded 9 Feb 2021
Thanks for the fantastic review, Greytwo! And wonderful to hear you chose to fly with us for your wedding anniversary, congratulations and well done!
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Di Maree wrote a review Jan 2021
9 contributions1 helpful vote
Such a fantastic experience. Made all the more special by the great people running the show. Richard, our driver was on time, was super helpful and kept us entertained the whole way. Jay our pilot was informative, good humored and obviously passionate about what he does. Kevin was amazing, keeping the whole process running behind the scenes. It’s tough to run this kind of experience through a pandemic but Hot Air managed it well. The breakfast at O’Reilys winery was a lovely way to end the morning. Thank you Hot Air!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast
Responded 9 Feb 2021
Much appreciated Di. Thanks for supporting our business, and it's wonderful to hear that the team made an impression. Cheers!
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Daniel T wrote a review Dec 2020
Berlin, Germany2 contributions
We walked from Palazzo Versace to the pick up location that we were told by Jenny was the closest (Main Beach Caravan Park), only to find we could have caught the bus directly across the street. We were then greeted by a very jolly Stuart, our driver at 3.30am. Stuart was a cross between Kell (from Cath and Kim) and Peter Pan (magical). He gave us a lovely tour of the Gold Coast, which included a commentary of all the sites of his previous jobs. Despite some minor language barriers with foreign passengers, Stuart had great communication and driving skills. You could simply not resist but to like this man (our driver). He was an absolute gem and diamond in the rough, providing commentary all along the way. He had a great attitude, and knew how to look on the bright side of life, with jokes, good engagement and anecdotal 'facts'. The trip from the Gold Coast to the hinterlands was stunning, and thankfully the bad weather held off for a good launch. Stuart was there to assist with informing us of the safety instructions embarking and disembarking the hot air balloon, narrated with his good hearted humour and wit. The balloon ride itself was enjoyable, and was extended much to our satisfaction, to avoid landing in a ploughed paddock. Breakfast at O'Reilley's was hearty and scenic, with good old fashion country service. We were returned safely to our hotel, after an enjoyable hot air balloon trip, made all the better by an excellent tour guide and driver, Stuart. We were disappointed we had no cash, but would love to have given him a $100 tip. Thanks for a spectacular morning! Cheers, Dan & Matt (The Canberra Lads)
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from hotairalex, Public Relations Manager at Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast
Responded 9 Feb 2021
Nice one Dan & Matt :) . Great detail for people to read, and we appreciate the time taken to leave such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. Fantastic to hear you had a spectacular experience!
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