Testimonials

LauraT2420 - TripAdvsior - Aug 22, 2019

Amazing experience 

Eddy and our pilot san Were fantastic ! Great localknowledge of the yarra valley! Pro service all around and we all felt safe and had an amazing day! Bucket list for Jill and Nipper and birthday present for Laura from Ady. We could have stayed up there all day. THANKYOU

Tanveer S - TripAdvisor - Aug 15, 2019

A must have experience

One of the most unique and amazing experience ever. Eddie, San, Jack and V was amazing pilots and ground crews. Enjoyed every bit of it. Totally recommended.

D9428ARmichelleb - TripAdvisor - Aug 15, 2019

This was an amazing experience. Eddie was a legend!!! This is a must do...

This was a once in a life time experience. I had a wonderful time and the pilots were very experienced and providing a wonderful time. We had a safe and fun flight and saw beautiful scenery. This is a MUST DO in Melbourne. You and your family would have a great time. It was interactive, exciting, safe and fun. Also, the breakfast at the end was very tasty and you have to get the photos. If you want an awe like experience, you should definitely do this excursion. Great Food...Great People.. Great Fun!!!

Nattieperth - TripAdvisor - Aug 15, 2019

WOW!!

My partner booked us both a flight with Global ballooning for my birthday. From the great customer service we received over email right up and until the end of the flight the team didn’t disappoint. Tim who was our pilot was extremely experienced and made you feel safe and relaxed. He explained every detail with what he was doing so nothing seemed unexpected. Mark who assisted us with our setup and pack away was ever so passionate about his role and making sure that we all had a fun experience. Would highly recommend Global ballooning and have already got my friends to book on. See you again team!

MermaidSez - TripAdvisor - Aug 15, 2019

Amazing experience! Best thing you will do in Yarra Valley!

Currently having breakfast after our balloon flight. Amazing! The crew were superstars...very friendly and professional. Soo informative and funny. We flew with Eddie and team. So much fun! Great experience with the teamwork before and after. So glad we did it. Definitely glad we chose Global Ballooning to celebrate a birthday :) thanks guys!

Sammie6712- TripAdvisor - Jul 18, 2019

Amazing experience!!!!!

6th of July is my daughter's birthday. We wanted to make her day special and hot air ballooning is a perfect choice. This is first flight experience for our family and we loved it. The views of Yarra Valley is stunning from above. Buffet breakfast at belgownie Estate was delicious. I would like to thank Global Ballooning Team for their professionalism and making our day memorable.

Demonasho- TripAdvisor - Jul 18, 2019

Watching the sunrise skyhigh

My daughter and I received a balloon flight each for our birthdays. It was exciting and interesting watching the preparations for the flight. It was a great feeling slowly rising up in the air. Steve was a friendly and obviously capable pilot. It was great trying to recognise landmarks from onhigh. It was thrilling landing ,though the basket tipped on its side!

sreedharanv3- TripAdvisor - Jul 18, 2019

The Best Ballooning Experience Ever!

Firstly, thank you Eddie for the wonderful flight time. Amazing skills and a wonderful host. All I’d say is schedule this experience with Global Ballooning and if possible request for Eddie cause you are in for a treat up in the skies.

 

TripAdvisor - lizs15 - Dec 7, 2018

A high flying adventure

Had my first balloon ride with Global this morning. Weather was perfect, team professional and beautiful scenery in the Yarra Valley topped it off. I would highly recommend Global.The driver Tony was sweet and made light hearted conversation throughout the ride to take off spot. 

You are expected to help as much or as little as you'd like with the inflation and deflation of the balloon. Ours was for 20 people, so pretty big. The flight was eerily serene and quite amazing, looking down from 3500 feet.....to the earth below was beautiful. Actually, quite difficult to describe.

Our pilot was very experienced. It felt very safe.

The breakfast back at the winery was okay but nothing special. Coffee from a Nespresso machine disappointing. Breakfast choices were good but not great. It didn't feel as special as it should've done.

TripAdvisor - thejamo1967 - Dec 7, 2018

Up, up and away!

A must-do experience. Kiffy, Zhe and all the crew did an amazing job to create an unforgettable experience. Our flight from Williamstown to Bulleen gave us spectacular dawn views of the bay and Melbourne's CBD and parklands. I cannot recommend this company and the experience of hot air ballooning highly enough!

TripAdvisor - yingzhao27 - Dec 7, 2018

Amazing trip!

The sunrise melbourne ballooning ride was absolutely amazing. It was a nice and relaxing balloon ride and the view of the city and the sunrise was stunning. The pilot Kiff was really experienced and professional, the flight is so calm. The team were so kind and helpful. Highly recommend!

TripAdvisor - liyueluna - Dec 6, 2018

Luna Li

Fantastic flying experience!Amazing pilot with wonderful weather. The team were so kind and helpful and gave us an incredible experience. As Melbourne is the only one place where can provide hot balloon over the CBD area in the world, I extremely recommend you should take a short trip with it.

TripAdvisor - vanessaa234 - Dec 6, 2018

Highly recommend doing this. What an amazing surreal experience. Our pilot was amazing. This was on my bucket list and it surpassed my expectations :)

TripAdvisor - familyt0gether - Oct 24, 2018

A family experience to cherish

What an amazing way to spend time together as a family. The whole morning from the early start to the hot buffet breakfast at the end was exciting and so much fun. And then there's the view! But to experience it together as a family made it even more special. Thanks Brian and Team, you gave us the best experience and family adventure!

TripAdvisor - barbante - Oct 24, 2018

So peaceful and calm

We had the experience of a lifetime this morning with Brian our pilot. The air was still and the balmy morning was a beautiful time to be up and blowing up our balloon. We drifted silently from Kingsbury over the suburbs to Moorabbin. It felt so much safer than I had imagined and the landing was so smooth our basket did not tip over either. Thank you Brian and to Barry our ground crew.

  COVID-19 UPDATE  

UPDATE 1 October 2020: To all our wonderful passengers, in line with the recent Victorian government announcement, all flights WILL resume from Monday 26th October 2020. Due to Government restrictions with limited seating capacity in restaurants, unfortunately we will only be able to offer a FLIGHT ONLY experience until the end of November 2020. 

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