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Address: 3070 Surfers Paradise Bvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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+61 7 5500 4797
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08:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 20:00
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Come and join our award winning team, winner of the Hospitality Award for...

Come and join our award winning team, winner of the Hospitality Award for Outstanding Courtesy & Service to the Gold Coast Tourist Industry on a one hour magic carpet ride. Fly with the longest operating ballooning company in Queensland, with a reputation for professionalism, safety and excellence. The Gold Coast is one of the most spectacular & best balloon flight areas anywhere in the world.

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Wonderful view, but dissapointed we didn't fly over coastline due to weather

I booked with this company solely because they said they were the only ones who did the flight over the gold coast, but unfortunately we didn't get to do that on our flight day... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
lonnen477
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I booked with this company solely because they said they were the only ones who did the flight over the gold coast, but unfortunately we didn't get to do that on our flight day & i was sorely dissapointed about this, but you can't do anything about the weather, they said it was too windy over the coast so we... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

an amazing experience! My and my friends had a great time and really enjoyed the flight. the customer service wasgreat. everyone was really friendly and entertaining. I felt very safe and even some of my friends who were a little concerned before could relax.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

We had to have 2 attempts at this as the first day the wind wasn't right and we couldn't fly. Luckily we were able to book on the next day (or full refund offered). It's a very early start (we had a 3am hotel pick up!) but well worth it once you do go. We booked the hours trip, saw... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Hi I wish to comment on the excellent customer service I received during my hot air balloon experience with Balloon Down Under (Balloon Aloft) on 27 November 2014! My friends and I really enjoyed the flight. We wish to thank the team (Jonathan, Billy and Chris) that really guided and looked after us! Please convey our gratitude to: 1. Jonathan... More 

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Thank Lis B
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014

Quite dissapointed. I had initially schedualed this experience, was told to arrive at 4am, and called to say i was running 10minutes late (after driving 2 and a half hours), to only be informed that they 'couldnt wait because that would mean everyone else would miss the sunrise and it woukdnt be fair to them'. So i drove the long... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

This was The Best Experience of a Lifetime!! Murray our Pilot is made for this, he made our trip Absolutely Fantastic!! Bill our Pick up man, was happy to answer any question we had..Johnno The Task Master lol was great!! The breakfast was a great way to finish such an adventure!! Yes I have told everybody, This is a must... More 

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1 Thank robyn s
Balloon D, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your great review of your flight. We are pleased you chose to fly with us, we pride ourselves in having one of the most spectacular flights, the Gold Coast has to offer, and being the only company that flies over the Gold Coast we enjoy views of the Gold Coast... More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

This was REALLY good! I wouldn't (and haven't!) hesitated to recommend this. Initial thought was that it was a bit expensive but when you see what goes into each trip I understand why and think it was actually good value for money. The crew (both the 'pilot' and the ground staff) were great and added to the experience. (Very professional... More 

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Robert L, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us for a wonderful Gold Coast flight. The pilots were happy to report this unexpected arrival who came to watch the landing in his cheery state, to us in the office when they returned. An added bonus to an exciting morning, we believe :) More 

Brisbane
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

What a beautiful way to catch sunrise and an amazing view of the Gold Coast. Awesome crew that make you feel comfortable and are happy to have a laugh! Loved the experience. Followed by a yummy champagne breakfast at the Mercure. Very happy :)

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Robert L, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for your Gold Coast flight on Sunrise. What a great way to start the day eh! Share the experience by checking out our gift voucher options. We have a voucher for all occasions and Ballooning is the perfect gift for that someone special! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

It’s been a lifelong dream to fly in a balloon, and to visit Australia, so imagine my delight when I arrived in Australia and found I could fly off over the Gold Coast in a balloon. And I did it with Balloon Down Under. What an adventure! Riding in a balloon is the most extraordinary feeling. You’re floating, hanging really,... More 

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BalloonDU, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review Balloon Down Under, it is wonderful to share our passengers adventures with other readers. We agree, this is one of the most spectacular Balloon flights in the world, thankyou for choosing to fly with us. More 

Surabaya, Indonesia
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101 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

Quite expensive, AUD 500 for 2 person for 30 minutes flight with champagne breakfast in mercure hotel. Pick up at 5.00 am. Beautiful Gold Coast sunrise scenery.once a life time experience. Take off and landing are interesting

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BalloonDU, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this review

Thank you for your review from Surabaya Indonesia. We have many Indonesians now joining us on the Gold Coast for wonderful experiences, and we will be in Jakarta later this year promoting Balloon Down Under to the Indonesian Travel Agents. We pride ourselves in having one of the most spectacular Balloon flights in Australia at the most affordable price. Thank... More 

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