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Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Day Tours

Corner of Broke Road & Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4990 9242
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Balloon Aloft took to the skies for the first time back in 1980 becoming Australia’s very first hot air ballooning company. With over 30 years experience in providing the ultimate flight experience, Balloon Aloft has been recognised with numerous national, state and regional tourism awards including many Best Adventure Tourism Operator awards. A family run company, Balloon Aloft is dedicated to providing the very best ballooning adventure to each and every passenger.
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Corner of Broke Road & Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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+61 2 4990 9242
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"champagne breakfast"
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"balloon ride"
in 78 reviews
"bucket list"
in 93 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 99 reviews
"hot air balloon"
in 46 reviews
"early start"
in 31 reviews
"perfect morning"
in 29 reviews
"balloon experience"
in 28 reviews
"ground crew"
in 23 reviews
"great pilot"
in 22 reviews
"scared of heights"
in 20 reviews
"launch site"
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"watching the sunrise"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful sunrise"
in 13 reviews
"hunter valley"
in 275 reviews
"breakfast was delicious"
in 18 reviews
"world champion"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went in the middle of July and the experience was incredible! We had a perfect morning with fog rolling over the valley! The team were amazing and the brekky after was delicious! Would recommend to everyone!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent time, views spectacular, great crew and food, would highly recommend to anyone, can't wait to do it again.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a fantastic ride over the picturesque Hunter Valley. It was well worth the early morning wake up!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

You won’t be disappointed. Put it on the bucket list! Calm, relaxing and exciting all at the same time!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Staff were excellent, experience was excellent. Food was excellent. Worth every cent. Very enjoyable.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had so much fun!! All the staff were super friendly provided so much knowledge into ballooning it was fantastic!! And the breakfast after was delicious too! Thank you Balloon Aloft

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The experience was flawless. The balloon ride was incredible and blew us away! The staff were fantastic and so professional. Would highly recommend this experience.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a very awesome morning up in the sky with this crew. They are professional and love to have a laugh with the crew and other patrons. They give you hot drinks on arrival, champayne or orange juice once your back and breaky. Sure it's...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a well-oiled machine this company is! We were picked up promptly at 5.15am for our sunrise hot air balloon & champagne breakfast experience. First stop was to Peterson House to check-in, get the run down, grab a hot drink etc before being bused down...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my wife enjoyed a fantastic experience with Balloon Aloft. A cool crisp morning and friendly faces welcomed us at Peterson House in Pokolbin. After a short briefing we were taken by bus to the launch site and watched the majestic balloon inflate, the...More

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Jennifer V
March 27, 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, The meeting time is determined the evening prior to the flight and is dependent on the time of sunrise as well as the early morning forecast. Once you are booked to fly you will be give a number to call the... More
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Jennifer V
March 27, 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, The meeting time is determined the evening prior to the flight and is dependent on the time of sunrise as well as the early morning forecast. Once you are booked to fly you will be give a number to call the... More
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Shannon D
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Balloon_Aloft | Property representative |
Hi Shannon, Thanks for your questions. We currently have space available on all of the days you have mentioned. Balloon flights are always weather dependent. In the event that your flight was cancelled due to unsuitable... More
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