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Sunrise Balloons

Address: Dalefield, Queenstown, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 0781
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Ranked #91 of 199 Activities in Queenstown
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Sunrise Balloons is based in Queenstown, New Zealand, flights are scheduled daily, all year round...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Sunrise Balloons is based in Queenstown, New Zealand, flights are scheduled daily, all year round, weather permitting. Queenstown is quite possibly the best landscape in the world to view, and it's even better during a hot air balloon ride followed by a champagne celebration. Come and experience Hot Air Ballooning with us!
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We (me and my wife) did the hot air balloon in October 2014. The view was amazing, we also tried the helicopter ride when we were in Qtown, they have different feel to it. Helicopter is more thrilling but hot air balloon was more tranquil, serene. The view was breathtaking. I had my best pictures in Queenstown during our hot... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Cold, trip goes nowhere just up, down, up, down. Save your money, sleep in and do one of the fantastic helicopter trips.

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hughmac2013, Owner at Sunrise Balloons, responded to this review

I'm sorry this did not meet your expectations but balloons only travel with the breeze and that is the magic of the experience. The pilot can only go up and down but in doing so you get to see some amazing scenery and travel across the countryside and to finish there is the Champagne breakfast which the majority of people... More 

Macmasters Beach, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This was an amazing experience from start to finish. The team was so professional and organised, being scared of heights I thought I would be nervous, but I really felt very comfortable as they are such a professional bunch of guys. The views are amazing, something I will always remember. A must do in Queenstown. Many thanks for the memories.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Wow, wow, wow - summaries this trip. The best way to see Queenstown from above, captures everything in one hit! Would do this trip again tommorrow and I bet it would look different again. And to top if off you finish with bubbles & pastries! Yum. Thank you to Sunrise Balloons.

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Isle of Islay Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic thing to do in New Zealand. The views were spectacular. All the staff were very helpful, friendly and professional. Highly recommend doing this! Awesome morning. Thank you :-)

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washington dc
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192 reviews 192 reviews
124 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Eight people of five nationalities in a little basket suspended beside lakes and between mountains at dawn, up and down through the clouds. No sensation of flying, because the balloon moves at the speed of the wind. Just moving along, like in a movie, panning the spectacular scenery of Lord of the Rings. Less than an hour. Champagne after. Highly... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I had the best morning with Sunrise Balloons, what a way to see the sunrise above the mountains!!! Having never been in a hot air balloon I was slightly nervous, but I had no reason to as Rock and the team were extremely professional and made me feel at ease! It is fascinating to watch him fly and land the... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This was something that I wanted to do before I left NZ and it was worth the wait and money. Great pilot, stunning views and good company all contributed to a great morning! Well worth it.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My trip was a birthday present from my family, the only reason I wanted to go to Queenstown was to do a hot air balloon flight. The weather caused delays and I was worried I was going to miss out but, magically, on the day I left everything came together and we went up. It was worth the wait, I... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful time and the view was amazing, everything was as we have imagined. Great navigation by Rock and great fun with Squid. Definitely a recommended tour if in Queenstown, the view is just too magnificent to describe!

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