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Picture yourself in the balloon basket floating majestically and effortlessly over patchwork country and city landscapes, admiring a breathtaking view gently unfolding as dawn breaks. The magic and romance of flying in a hot air balloon can be easily experienced with our most popular balloon package.

From the air you will soak in a bird'ss eye views of the heritage city of Ipswich, Great Dividing Range mountains, Brisbane city skyline, Scenic Rim and Somerset countryside. We are proud to offer this unique opportunity to take in panoramic city and country sights.

Floating Images is the closest hot air balloon company to Brisbane and the longest founding owner-operator in the South East Queensland region. Every flight is taken by owner and Chief pilot Graeme Day, who has 30+ years of ballooning experience and loves to share his passion for ballooning. Graeme'ss deep knowledge of the local region after flying here for 20+ years, humour and storytelling make his in-flight commentary both informative and entertaining.

Our meeting point is an easy 30-minute drive from Brisbane, and we can also be reached by train or bus.

  • Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flight standard package includes:

    - Approximate 1-hour balloon flight over Ipswich, Scenic Rim and Somerset regions a city to countryside flight
    - Restaurant breakfast after the flight
    - Every flight is with Chief pilot Graeme who has 30+ years ballooning experience
    - a boutique ballooning experience with no more than 10 passengers per flight
    - Personalised in-flight commentary
    - Passengers can assist with inflation & deflation of balloon (optional)
    - Free parking at the central city meeting point
    - Transportation during the flight experience
    - In-flight photography will be taken on most flights, with the opportunity to purchase photos at breakfast
    - A personalised commemorative flight certificate
    - Insurance & GST
    - Peace of mind that you have chosen to fly with an owner-operator.

    Please allow 3-4 hours for your balloon experience.

    Optional extras:

    • In-Flight digital images download to purchase
    • Extra breakfast participants

Group booking discounts may apply (4 or more persons). Please contact us directly for a quote or discount code.


Floating Images operates morning balloon flights year-round, offering you a unique opportunity to explore the beautiful region from the air.
We look forward to welcoming you on board soon.

You can learn more about ballooning with us on the Balloon Experience page. If you have any questions we also have an FAQs page, or we'sd love to hear from you personally via phone or email.

****************PUBLIC HOLIDAY NOTE *************

After-flight restaurant breakfast component of this tour may not be available on Public Holidays, pending external restaurant supplier opening hours. Customers will be notified prior to flight if this is to occur.

If availability for this tour (#1, 3 or 4) is unavailable, please check our Flight & No Breakfast Tour listed (#2) for availability!
This tour (#1, 3, 4) may be unavailable only due to the fact that the restaurant is closed on this day. Our ballooning experience will still be operating and taking to the skies... so check out (#2) and don't miss out!

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1A. Greater Brisbane Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flight Package - 1 Hour Flight, Breakfast & Self Drive

1A. Greater Brisbane Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flight Package - 1 Hour Flight, Breakfast & Self Drive



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