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Hot Air Balloon Down Under

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3 Nov 2016
“Wonderful view, but dissapointed we didn't fly over coastline due to weather”
28 Sep 2016
“awesome experience”
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...more
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3070 Surfers Paradise Bvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5500 4797
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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...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank lonnen477
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank sara210345
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...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Sazzle1976
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...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Lis B
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...More

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Date of experience: October 2014
15  Thank Jaimee-Lee C
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...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank robyn s
Balloon D, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2014

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...More

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...More

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Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Stontique
Robert L, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2013

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...More

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 :)More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank k_gordon607
Robert L, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2013

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...More

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...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank RWM_13
BalloonDU, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2013

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.

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 interestingMore

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank hardi_goei
BalloonDU, Manager at Hot Air Balloon Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2013

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...More

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