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Balloon Aloft took to the skies for the first time back in 1980 becoming Australia’s very first hot air ballooning company. With over 30 years experience in providing the ultimate flight experience, Balloon Aloft has been recognised with numerous...more
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Corner of Broke Road & Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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My sister purchased me a balloon ride followed by a champagne breakfast! Going in a hot air balloon was a life-long ambition and absolutely lived up to expectations and beyond. The team were exceptionally professional, we felt safe throughout the experience and enjoyed every minute....More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the most amazing early morning hot air balloon ride over the Hunter Valley this morning. The sunrise was stunning and the whole ride was just surreal. Craig was our driver/retriever and Matt our pilot. They couldn’t have been nicer and more organised. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linda H
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing team, very organized. Breathtaking view from above with the sunrise, watching kangaroos running in the vineyards! Very pleasant trip and romantic breakfast!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 7rosek
Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome! Very well organised and conducted in a friendly manner. I would have no hesitation in recommemding Balloons Aloft. Very professional.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sightseer43414267443
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have not yet been able to see our beautiful cpuntry from a hot air balloon i advise you to do so. The team is wonderful and the flight was amazing!

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trek36819667736
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything was just perfect right from the very start the weather, the crew, the experience, the view and the beautiful company was all fantastic was a perfect gift

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Explorer40733114562
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked this with my husband- very well organized day & the views over the hunter are spectacular. Highly recommend this company

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Curiosity60487108146
Reviewed 3 days ago

Friendly and nice staff, beautiful view at sunrise & yummy breakfast after the trip = unforgettable journey

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sightsee30248184473
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a perfect morning. Everything went smoothly and the weather was perfect. Very nice instructor as well. Would highly recommend.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kezman1
Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner and I had a sunrise flight + gourmet breakfast + champagne/sparkling wines degustation with Balloon Aloft and we were absolutely delighted with our experience. We litterally cannot find anything bad to say! From the beginning, they were perfect - their staff is professional...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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P4724QHjenniferv
27 March 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, The meeting time is determined the evening prior to the flight and is dependent on the time of sunrise as well as the early morning forecast. Once you are booked to fly you will be give a number to call the... More
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P4724QHjenniferv
27 March 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, The meeting time is determined the evening prior to the flight and is dependent on the time of sunrise as well as the early morning forecast. Once you are booked to fly you will be give a number to call the... More
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695shannond
21 March 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Shannon, Thanks for your questions. We currently have space available on all of the days you have mentioned. Balloon flights are always weather dependent. In the event that your flight was cancelled due to unsuitable... More
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