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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pilot Michael runs a very professional business. His safety standards are very high and knowledge of flying conditions was exceptional. The whole experience was fantastic. Michael encouraged us to be hands on with setting up and packing the equipment away. His in flight commentary and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. Michael and the crew hold safety as paramount. We are delighted you enjoyed his commentary whilst inflight, he loves to share his knowledge of the area with passengers. The full buffet breakfast afterwards at the Novotel is always...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Michael and co for a wonderful flight over the Barossa Valley. Very warm, professional service and delicious breakfast to end a fabulous morning. Couldn’t fault a thing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank erinm832
General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking time to review our tour. We are delighted you enjoyed the whole experience and I will pass on your comments to the team - Thank you!

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic ballooning trip. Michael was knowledgeable about the area, professional and good fun. We went up over the Murray river - who knew it was so beautiful. We got to see a range of environments and animals, all at a relaxing place....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Candice M
General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thank you so much for such fabulous feedback. Michael and the crew love what they do and sharing their knowledge of the area with passengers. I will pass on your comments to the team - thank you!

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent activity! Highly recommend this company for ballooning. They were courteous and friendly, punctual, skilled and safety aware. Had knowledge of the area too. Lots of fun!

Date of experience: October 2017
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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our tour. The pilot and crew love what they do and safety plus fun is paramount! They enjoy being able to share their knowledge of this wonderful region with our passengers - Thank you!

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Four of us enjoyed the Barossa Balloon adventure very much. A delightful, gentle experience, with considerable interest, followed by a good breakfast. The whole operation was very professional. On the first two days on which flights were scheduled the wind was judged to be unsafe...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

This was our first time in a hot air balloon and was a birthday present from my family. Our first flight was cancelled due to the wind speed being too high, if this happens don't be put off its all for safety. This is an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much for your comments and we are delighted you enjoyed your whole experience with us. Safety is paramount and the right flying conditions are always worth waiting for. Drifting along the river in a balloon is very tranquil and the champagne buffet...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

My husbands first balloon flight and it was marvellous. Michael flew us over the Murray River at Blanchetown. Even people who don’t enjoy flying would enjoy this gentle way to see the views. It was not overcrowded, 10 people only so was very socialable. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you very much for the feedback. Flying in a balloon is a very different sensation from other aircraft and, is a great opportunity to take in the views of the countryside. The full buffet breakfast at the Novotel after the flight with marvellous views...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

So glad we had the opportunity to fly over the Barossa in the hot air Balloon. Had been on the bucketlist for many , many years. Lovely clear morning, able to recognise where we were, even flew close to Greenock, our home town and landed...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to review our tour - they say the best things are worth waiting for and we are delighted we did not disappoint! We are glad you enjoyed seeing your local area from above and the full buffet breakfast...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This was our first flight in a balloon 🎈. It was amazing. Mike was our pilot and he took us in the world between the clouds ⛅️. It was worth all the money we paid.

Date of experience: March 2018
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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

The first time in a balloon is always amazing and we are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Mike and the crew love what they do and sharing the experience with passengers is great fun. Thank you!

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We were very lucky to have perfect weather for our first try at ballooning. It was a serene and interesting experience to see the Barossa Valley from the air. Loved skimming the treetops and seeing the sunrise. Landing was bumpy but not scary at all....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you so much for reviewing our tour. We are delighted you enjoyed the scenery and sunrise - always special from a balloon! The breakfast afterwards is a well deserved treat for getting up so early. I will pass on your comments to the team...More

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