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Address: Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5578 2244
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Description: The only Hot Air Balloon company that ACTUALLY flies over the Gold Coast...
The only Hot Air Balloon company that ACTUALLY flies over the Gold Coast. Balloon Aloft Gold Coast's exclusive launch sites enable you to witness the stunning scenery and breathtaking views over the coastline that no other ballooning company can offer. This is truly the most spectacular ballooning area in Australia. Float like a cloud as you witness the sunrise climbing over the unforgettable panorama of the Gold Coast skyline. Watch the sun reflecting off the myriad of canals and waterways and view the surrounding forest covered mountains of the Gold Coast Hinterland. You will be taken on an aerial nature walk on the world's oldest, safest, and most romantic form of aviation. Come as our guest, leave as our friend.
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FIRST TIME ALOFT

I took my 14 year old son on his, and my, first hot air balloon flight. As a retired Air Force Officer who has flown A LOT in many different types of aircraft, I was skeptical of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Gold Coast Queensland Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I took my 14 year old son on his, and my, first hot air balloon flight. As a retired Air Force Officer who has flown A LOT in many different types of aircraft, I was skeptical of balloon flight full stop! More art than science and I don;t really relish the idea of private operators! WELL< HUSH MY MOUTH! Murray... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The whole trip was great the crew as well we're very friendly with us specially captain mark was so funny with a full of knowledge even the buffet was nice one of the wonderful hours in my life

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

A must do activity in Gold Coast. Will definitely suggest Balloon Aloft for the adventure. The staff was very friendly and entertaining. Overall... Awesome Experience!!

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Bob L, Manager at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review, it is very important that these are shared with anyone looking for the best Hot Air Ballooning experience on the Gold Coast. We are very pleased to offer such a scenic flight with so many things to see along the way. Your review will be shared with our Pilots and crew whom enjoy reading about our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Murray was our pilot and was an absolute champion, the best pilot of the day! Thank you guys for such a great morning! Will be recommending you to everyone I know

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Bob L, Manager at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for one of the most popular tours on the Gold Coast. It was great to float you in our Hot Air Balloon gently over the Gold Coast region and we are very thankful for your kind words. Thanks for sharing your experience. More 

Singapore
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Amazing experience ! Very professional and customer centric approach by Murray and team. We were the first team to be up in the air ahead of all other balloons just in time to see the sunrise. Wish we had the option to choose only select photos that were relevant to us. The breakfast was great and the champagne topped it... More 

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Bob L, Manager at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

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 only company that flies over the Gold Coast we enjoy views of the Gold Coast... More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Murray our pilot and Mike our driver ( M&M).Professionalism above reproach...Most AMAZING experience ...Awesome ,beautiful.. What can I say ..a whole new meaning to Morning GLORY!!!. We'll be doing it again some day......Thanks guys Tracy & Peter Smithers

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Bob L, Manager at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Tracy. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Balloon Aloft adventure and thank you so much for sharing your review of your experience for others to read. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The whole experience was so much fun. From the trip out to the launch site, Murray's entertaining during the flight, and getting to help pack up the balloon, it was so much fun. I still can't believe how you can be travelling so fast & feel so quiet & still

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Bob L, Manager at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

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 only company that flies over the Gold Coast we enjoy views of the Gold Coast... More 

Perth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We had an amazing experience floating over the beautiful Gold Coast with Balloon Aloft. Murray was our pilot and he made us smile the whole trip with his jokes. Our three year old daughter LOVED it. The scenery is awesome and watching the sunrise over the ocean was truly special. Highly recommend as a MUST DO for anyone visiting the... More 

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Bob L, Manager at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Balloon Aloft adventure and thank you so much for sharing your review of your experience for others to read. More 

Darwin, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Had a fantastic time !! The crew was very experienced and professional. Thank you for a lovely time..

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Bob L, Manager at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Balloon Aloft adventure and thank you so much for sharing your review of your experience. More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This hot air ballon was my first experience and surely a pleasant one. The journey throughout the fog-filled Tamborine mountains and valleys was breathtaking, as was the serene sunrise. The view from 3000 feet altitude was stunning. At such a height, cows appear to move like ants, cars like toys and lakes look like pools of water. Weather and winds... More 

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Bob L, Manager at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your mesmerizing review of your flight. Our pilots were delighted to hear of your wonderful experience! More 

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