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Outback Ballooning

Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
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OUTBACK BALLOONING ALICE SPRINGS: Whilst floating gently in the air you will appreciate the vast remoteness and scenery of the Australian outback. Wildlife, such as big red kangaroos are seen nearly every day as your balloon crosses spinifex grasses, mulga scrub and cattle stations. The tour includes return transfer from your accommodation in Alice Springs, sparkling wine and light refreshments plus a flight certificate. 30 Or 60 minute balloon flights available. Daily departures.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to view sunrise over the Outback. You are picked up at your hotel, and driven by shuttlebus to the site where the balloon lifts off. Beautiful view, and peaceful trip. Sparkling wine and noshes are waiting for you at touchdown. Very professional crew....More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Wonderful 🌅 sunrise balloon ride. Fantastic staff, very professional and friendly. Loved the champagne 🥂 breakfast. Ride of a lifetime. Thanks for a spectacular morning. Highly recommend them.

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Picked up on time. Very knowledgeable staff with a sense of humor too ! It was our 1st flight so a little apprehensive but we were made feel safe & confident. The bubbles at the end were a nice touch too ! Highly recommend this...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful sunrise ride. Crew was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. My only complaint is that we did not book the hour ride! Made the trip to Alice Springs worth it.More

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outbackalice, General Manager at Outback Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We love hearing positive feedback especially about our crew which I will pass on to them. Glad we could be the best part of your trip to Alice, maybe you can come back for...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Really unique and worthwhile experience with knowledgeable and professional staff. Unfortunately the weather wasn't great the first couple of days we had booked so those flights were cancelled but third time lucky! It's an early start and it was absolutely freezing while waiting but warmer...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

We had a good trip great sunrise took lots of photos, but the landing did not go well basket tipped over with a great thud leaving lots of people with sore necks and backs including both of us. The staff were great breakfast and drinks...More

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outbackalice, General Manager at Outback Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2017

We are sorry that a small bump on landing appears to have coloured your review of the whole morning – which you obviously enjoyed. The landing was a little faster than normal in Alice Springs but still 100% safe. In fact, most passengers feel such...More

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Leah H
May 27, 2017|
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Response from outbackalice | Property representative |
Hi Leah, thank you for your enquiry. All passengers must be able to climb up and in to the basket unaided using the footholes in the basket. The basket height is approx 1.2 metres high. Due to safety, the weather conditions... More
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Ruth M
July 25, 2015|
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We took an early morning flight like Tony, timeline the same. I believe that they do late afternoon / early evening flight. Their minibus goes around the hotels collecting the guests, then takes them to the departure point... More
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Ruth M
July 25, 2015|
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Response from outbackalice | Property representative |
Hi Ruth, thanks for your enquiry. Pickup times varies throughout August and also depends on where you are staying in town, but as a guide it would be between 5-6am. The return time again depends on the above as well but you... More
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