Best Places to Stay in Mansfield

We spend a lot of time building relationships with some of the best people in the Mansfield region – our land owners and accommodation hosts. We've found that, just like us at Global, every single one of them is dedicated to one thing: providing you with a top-notch experience whenever you choose to come and visit! We never cease to be impressed with their enthusiasm and great taste, so here are a few of our best picks – where to stay while you play!   The Sebel — Pinnacle Valley Located at the foot of Mt Buller, this is the perfect...

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by Bronni Bowen | 9 hours ago

Best Places to Eat & Drink in Mansfield

Here at Global we love visiting magical Mansfield. Not only is it one the best places to fly balloons in winter, there is plenty to do and see while you're there. Read on for our picks when it comes to good food, good drinks and a guaranteed great time!   Delatite Winery Restaurant Stunning architecture, one of the most spectacular views of Mt Buller in the valley, plus fire pits to sip wine beside — what’s left to love? Doubling as the meeting point for our afternoon flights, we recommend booking in here for a long lunch and a glass of sparkling prior to...

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by Bronni Bowen | Jul 13, 2022

How to travel to Mansfield & Mt Buller without a car

Planning to visit Mansfield & Mt Buller but don't have a car? You presumed that was your only transport option, and gave up before you started. But wait! We’ve got your transfer sorted. Join Melbourne Elite Tours for a Mansfield Ballooning Day Tour or a 2-day High Country adventure, you’ll be professionally chauffeur driven in their luxury V class Mercedes catering only to your group. Mansfield Ballooning Day Tour Just two and a half hours from Melbourne, Mansfield is a nature lover’s paradise. Experience the true essence of Australia on this luxury day tour of Mansfield and the High...

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by Mandy Ho | Jul 1, 2022

6 Winter Adventures to Explore in the High Country

Experience winter beauty in the mountains: the crisp air, warm drinks by the fire, outdoor snow adventures amid the mountain tops, the spectacular scenery and the extensive history. Here is why you should book a superb winter getaway in Victoria's High Country:   1. Mansfield hot air ballooning Catch the thrill of sunrise OR afternoon sun  – we’re running BOTH hot air ballooning options for flights from May to September. Whether you’re on the way to Mt Buller or coming home, book your ballooning experience to take on route your drive through Mansfield. You’ll take flight with 8 people total on...

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by Kate Esposto | Jun 5, 2022

Terms and Conditions: Mansfield BalloonScape Instagram Competition 2022

Mansfield BalloonScape Instagram Competition 2022   The promoter is: Global Ballooning Australia Pty Ltd whose registered office is at 30 Dickmann St, Richmond, VIC. The competition is open to residents of Australia aged 18 years or over. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via Global Ballooning Australia - Home | Facebook & Global Ballooning Australia (@globalballooningaustralia) • Instagram photos and video  Closing date...

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by Kate Esposto | Jun 1, 2022

4 simple Tips for Capturing Amazing Hot Air Balloon Photos

Floating thousands of feet in the air during your time up, up and away provides a different perspective on nature than viewing it from the ground. Instead of seeing one small section of the sky or horizon, against the backdrop of the earth below you can see for miles, with complete 360° views of everything around you. Acres of nature surround you, and the best part is, you don't have to be a professional photographer to capture beauty during your hot air balloon flight. So, we thought we’d put together some helpful tips on how you can capture some amazing...

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by Mandy Ho | Apr 27, 2022

An Autumn Weekend In Mansfield

As you settle into the Autumn months and the weather starts to cool, you may find yourself averting your gaze away from weekend trips to the beach and begin considering travelling inland for your weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Let this act as a guide and inspiration for discovering all that the regional town of Mansfield has to offer. From unique accommodation, to wine tasting, culinary delights, and most thrillingly, a hot air balloon ride across the undulating foothills of the Victorian high country.   WHERE TO STAY: Bullerroo Luxury Farmstay If luxury is what...

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by Ethan Paterson | Apr 1, 2022

5 steps to craft an unforgettable date!

Dates are meant for three things: to get to know someone, to impress, and to make memories! Whether you’re looking to keep your long-term relationship exciting, going on a date with someone new, or celebrating an anniversary, finding romantic and fun things to do together as a couple can be tricky. We can assure you, ballooning is the ultimate PERFECT DATE and ticks all of the boxes. Here is how to craft your ultimate date… 1. Be inspired – create that “WOW” factor by booking something neither of you has experienced before, one that they’ll be talking about for...

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by Kate Esposto | Jan 21, 2022

Why Santa is riding in on a hot air balloon this Christmas

This year Santa has chosen to take the more scenic route while in Australia. Switching out the reindeer and sleigh for, well…. a lighter than air option. That’s right, Santa’s going to be traversing the Australian sky via hot air balloon this year. It may be slower than the sleigh he is used to, but all Santa cares about is kicking back and enjoying the views; even if he misses delivering a couple presents (you didn’t hear that from us ????). I have put together a list of why you should follow Santa’s lead this year, and why a hot...

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by Harry | Nov 22, 2021

Give a Gift with the Planet in Mind

GIVE A GIFT WITH THE PLANET IN MIND THIS CHRISTMAS Here at Global Ballooning, we have been lucky enough to have almost 30 years of working with amazing businesses in and around the Yarra Valley. We don’t just want to sell the Yarra Valley views; we want to support the businesses and communities who operate in the area and who are dedicated to maintaining the scenic landscape of the Yarra Valley. We try to partner with and support businesses that share our love of nature and strive to take care of the earth as much as they take care of...

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by Grace | Nov 5, 2021