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Balloon Aloft Gold Coast

Open Now: 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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The only Hot Air Balloon company that ACTUALLY flies over the Gold Coast. Balloon Aloft Gold Coast's exclusive launch sites enable you to witness the stunning scenery and breathtaking views over the coastline that no other ballooning company can...more
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Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5578 2244
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The driver Johno was cranky when we arrived, we were a group of 15. He drove way too fast with bald tyres and was reading as he was driving and the air conditioning was extremely cold. Asked him to slow down and he was so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rodrigob80
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

After reading other reviews below, our issues were similar to the rest. Meeting at 3.30am to be driven very away from the Gold Coast, got in the air way after sunrise. Some decent views but only of the countryside, no sign of the coast. Very...More

Thank kylebK1755HJ
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A day to remember. Through minor weather delays the crew were diligent in ensuring our flight experience was incredible. At the end of our flight we were even and able to participate in the pack up of the balloon before driving back to an excellent...More

Thank Zara M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Bucket List item ✔ Wonderful experience shared with my teenage children. We all loved watching the sunrise over the ocean from the balloon, magical!

Thank Melisa W
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Firstly we were told that the flight would take place in the gc but ended up in the middle of nowhere, there excuse was "bad winds" yet it was clear. After ariving AFTER sunrise we eventually went up, it was ok. All we looked at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Teganboggis
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is a $300 scam booked through Adrenalin. Be warned! All the advertising photos show the balloon flying over the Gold Coast. That is false advertising! Yes, the departure point, by bus, is from the Gold Coast and an hour later you arrive after driving...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brisgirl47
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Enjoyed our morning sunrise hot air balloon! Was a little nervous after reading so many of the reviews but we didn't have any issues at all. Blake and his crew were awesome, we got up and into the air as the sun was rising, and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank D3266NAjessical
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and my wife just came from balloon ride. Booked this trip through experience OZ which had free upgrade to one hour. It was definitely cool to ride in a hot air balloon for a life time experience once... Actually it was mentioned as one...More

3  Thank prosperinit_84
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I was so looking forward to this Hot Air Balloon experience, but I have to say that I was bitterly disappointed. 1) We were NOT in the air before sunrise - which is what they prefer to do, so that you can be IN the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank kath19602015
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful sensation floating gently up to an altitude of about 5,500 feet over the Gold Coast hinterland. We saw the sunrise on one side and a rainbow on the other. The morning ended with a lovely champagne breakfast.

Date of experience: March 2018
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5 January 2015|
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Response from Shaun S | Reviewed this property |
No, this company does not fly over the actual city itself.