About Us | The Facts about Global Ballooning
- Global Ballooning is Victoria's largest hot air ballooning company. (This is important - as when you are trying to book in your flight date it is more than likely a smaller company may not have the available places). As you will see whilst browsing this site - we are an award winning company offering customers a diverse range of products and the highest quality service. We are industry leaders in our field and our team are some of the most experienced in Australia.
- Global Ballooning is Tourism Victoria's preferred ballooning operator. We have flown hundreds of visiting journalists to showcase Melbourne or the Yarra Valley regions. We also represent corporate clients with our branded balloons including Chandon, Orlando Wyndham, Nova, Burt & Davies, Rochford and De Bortoli Wines.
- Global Ballooning boasts a CASA certified flying school and also a team of flying instructors. Kiff Saunders is one of only a handful of Australia's top commercial instructors to be made a delegate of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).He is also responsible for the issue of commercial balloon pilot licences.
- Global Ballooning is an accredited tourism operator with Tourism Alliance, Better Business, ATOA, ATEC and is also a foundation member of the Australian Professional Balloonists Association.
- Global Ballooning is the only Victorian ballooning company that offers customers a nationwide service through our affiliations with interstate companies.
This enables you to purchase and use your gift vouchers in various ballooning locations around Australia if required.
- Global Ballooning offers a wide range of accommodation packages in Melbourne and the Yarra Valley. These include the ‘five star' Chandon Experience at Chateau Yering and the Hilton High Flyer. These packages allow the passenger to truly experience a total "romantic getaway".
- All Global Ballooning passengers receive complimentary wine tasting vouchers which may be redeemed at Domaine Chandon. We also offer discounted city parking and complimentary CBD hotel transfers for overseas visitors. In-flight photograph's are also available for sale after the flight on CD or a USB.
- Global Ballooning have a wide range of presentation gift ideas. You can book directly online and our office can have your order in the post to you the following day or email it to you.
- Global Ballooning is a family owned Victorian Business. We pride ourselves on our service, safety record and status as market leaders. We look forward to you flying with us.