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Balloon Aloft Gold Coast

Carrara, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5578 2244
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Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Tenterfield, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

What an amazing experience.... Started off my 40th Birthday Celebrations at 4am and it was a total blast from start to finish. Special thanks to Muzz and Jono for making our trip unforgettable. The whole team was very professional, friendly and entertaining. Would highly recommed this experience to anyone! Make sure you tick this one off your bucket list.... YOLO!

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BalloonAloftGoldCoas, Pilot at Balloon Aloft Gold Coast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with Balloon Aloft ! We really do try our best to make sure that all our guests have 'Unforgettable Memories!' For most a Balloon Flight is usually a once in a lifetime experience and we're glad you did your research and chose to fly with us. Thanks again :... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

What an experience!!! Doesn't get much better than this. Loved every single minute of it. The friendly professional staff made the whole experience perfect. Thanks to Murray for his awesome attitude & safe flying - special thanks for the amazing landing....sure saved having to climb out of that basket!! Special mention to Johno for giving us the ride of our... More

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

Thanks for your review, whether on the ground or in the air, our Pilots and crew are sure to make your day enjoyable! Hope to see you join us again someday, thankyou for choosing Balloon Aloft Gold Coast. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

No better way of seeing sunrise. Very professional and highly entertaining staff. These guys know how to make the experience memorable. Murray, our pilot, was excellent, he is top dog. Thanks guys for an awesome time.

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

Thankyou for taking the time to send in your review of Balloon Aloft. Its always great to share these with other guests that may like to join us for a memorable experience. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We went this morning 6th Oct, it is simply breath taking! Would highly recommed this experience to anyone! Murray the guide is the man! He,he! Cheers for a memorable morning!

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

Thanks Christie, we are so happy you enjoyed your flight with us. Remember we have Gift Vouchers available with a 12mth validity if you would like to send someone else on a memorable adventure for a special occasion. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

My wife and i were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and I always wanted to do a balloon flight ..she wasn't so keen ..but now after our amazing flight she would jump back in tomorrow.. so calm we didn't know we were off the ground until about 50 metres then away we went. The Moon was still up and half... More

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

Thanks for you review Glen, it is greatly appreciated. Yes, in Australia our Pilot standards are very high, and our flight record of over 25 years is completely incident free. This is one of the concerns our International visitors are unaware of, and with the occasional incidents in other countries, we pride ourselves in our safety record due to the... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Seven members of our family joined Mum on this wonderful balloon ride to celebrate her 80th birthday. We all enjoyed every moment of it. The excitement of taking off, the beautiful views, the very entertaining Murray - our pilot, and even the landing. Murray had warned us that the landing could be a bit bumpy, but actually it was fun... More

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

We were very happy to see your family onboard for your mums 80th Birthday. What a great memory to share for many years to come. Thankyou for choosing to fly with Balloon Aloft on the Gold Coast. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Starting with an early rise and arrive at the pick up point to a very bright eyed and chatty balloonist Murray who took us to the take off point. Although the weather didn't permit the balloon to travel far the experience was definelty one to remember,with the landing also a great part of the adventure. The staff were all nice... More

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

Thanks for your review Amba, Murray certainly is a bucket full of laughs and we are very lucky to have a wonderful team of pilots that assist in enhancing your flight experience even further. More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

The flight was amazing From the take off to landing and the bizarre feeling of floating in between. Captain Murray made you feel very safe - even myself, who is scared of hieghts! Would definately recommend the experience and the balloon aloft team!

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

Thankyou for your review Natalie, it means the world to us to make this experience one to remember. Hope to see you again for another flight someday soon :) More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Great fun, would definitely do it again! Captain Murray was a blast to fly with. Worth the trip and the money :)

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

We appreciate the time you have taken to do a review on your Balloon flight, we are very proud of our Pilots and always happy to hear they have added to your experience. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Best 21st prezzy from the gf, sore the a lot of the amazing gold coast in one hit, best breakfast I've had for a long time with a little champas, Chief pilot Murry. (Muzza) knew what he was doing definitely worth it and a great prezzy . Thanks guys!

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

Thankyou for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed a wonderful Ballooning experience for your 21st birthday with a spectacular flight over the Gold Coast, we hope you will return again one day. More

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