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Barossa Valley Ballooning

Seppeltsfield, South Australia 5355, Australia
+61 8 8562 8688
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A delightful, gentle experience, with considerable interest

Four of us enjoyed the Barossa Balloon adventure very much. A delightful, gentle experience, with... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
ROBERTHackney
Fantastic experience

This was our first time in a hot air balloon and was a birthday present from my family. Our first... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
jsrmpeck
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Nuriootpa, Australia
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Seppeltsfield, South Australia 5355, Australia
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+61 8 8562 8688
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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!

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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

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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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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Was a smart idea booking early in our stay because we were postponed but we take this as a sign as they are very safety conscious. Our day today was delightful. It is such a gentle way to fly. View was spectacular. Landing was soft....More

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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you so much for reviewing our tour. Safety is paramount so thank you for your patience! Ballooning is a very different sensation from from other modes of flying and the views are spectacular, we are delighted you enjoyed it. I will pass on your...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Our first date was cancelled due to the weather if this happens don't be put off its all for safety. Next date was fine even went above some cloud, Michael the pilot was very informative of places below as we passed, the whole team that...More

Thank Linda T
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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to review our tour. Safety is paramount and conditions have to be just right! Michael and the crew love what they do and sharing their knowledge of the Barossa with passengers. The champagne breakfast at the Novotel is...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Thanks Micheal and the crew for a great flight. From start to finish you were professional, on time, reliable, informative and hospitable. The champagne breakfast at the Novotel afterwards was also great. Totally recommend it for a present or a bucket list tick.More

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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback. The team with Michael enjoy each and every flight and making each tour special for those on board! Sunrise balloon flights start so early and the fabulous Novotel champagne breakfast is the perfect end to an early morning...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous morning, so peaceful. Highly recommend doing. This has been on our bucket list for a long time, would definitely do it again. Thank you to our hosts for looking after us all, very competent. Landed in a padlock with some cows who...More

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General_Manager-BVB, General Manager at Barossa Valley Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you for such positive feedback and we are delighted the crew looked after you so well. The full buffet breakfast back at the Novotel is a great way to finish the morning. I will pass on your comments to the team - Thank you!

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