Testimonials

Alison Robins - Feb 12, 2020

Hi Team...I just wanted to say i had a blast on my first balloon flight over the yarra valley. It was very professionally handled (even if I did have to get up at 4.30am haha) and the staff were very friendly and answered any queries etc...

I would highly recommend global ballooning!

Hot air balloon across Yarra Valley - Feb 11, 2020

This was a wonderful experience and the logistics were quite easy. The crew is energetic, kind and helpful in every way.

Our pilot expertly steered our across the valley and provided great anecdotes as well. It was my first time doing a hot air balloon ride and I could not pick a more perfect location. It was peaceful and beautiful. The post-breakfast was delicious, and in the end, we had a full day ahead of us!

Absolutely Spectacular day - Feb 11, 2020

What can I say but WOW!!

From start to finish they were so professional and communication was A1. The balloon ride over the Yarra Valley was over & above our expectations. Such a magical experience. Then onto the winery tour with Shane as our guide was fantastic. He knew so much about wines & the history of the Yarra Valley. Highly recommend doing both

Hot air ballooning in the Yarra Valley, highly recommended - Feb 4, 2020

A perfect experience. Great weather helped certainly, as it must for the kind of experience ballooning is but the organisation, staff, equipment and pilot were first class.
Our pilot Ronald was friendly and personable and clearly highly skilled, who took the time when asked to explain some of the airborne operation, playing with winds and altitudes and for that matter, answered all questions patiently and knowledgeably.
Finished off with a decent breakfast at Balgownie. A wonderful and memorable experience.

Blast of a Day! - Feb 4, 2020

Great great fantastic day, from 4am when Bambi the story telling fun bus driver & his organisational cohort picked us up from our meeting point to the cool calm collected Ballon pilot taking us on a magical flight over the Yarra Valley and the fantastic champagne breakfast to finish.
Then onto the winery tour and once again a fantastic fun bus driver called Tony telling us plenty of facts along with a few exaggerated tales to mix with a few wines from a few winery’s. Magic day

BLISS - Jan 15, 2020

We had a very joyful moment. Bambi was our tour guide and he gave us a very informative information about Aussie and a glimpse of the hot air balloon. Kudos to the ground crew for their professional service and equipment. We feel save riding the hotair balloon, the flight was blissful and the landing was so smooth.
After the balloon ride, we continue with wine tour to 4 selected wineries in Yarra Valley. We had a great time, the breakfast and lunch were perfect and tasty. The selected wineries also provided informative info and great selection of wine to ve tasted. Overall, i would recommend this.

Yarra Valley Sunrise hot air balloon - Jan 15, 2020

Sanshiro was our pilot and he was amazing. We felt super safe and it was the most relaxing flight ever. It is quite early and a bit tough to get up before sunrise but it was well worth it. Everything was well organized and on time. It’s fascinating to see how it all comes together before you take flight. It was so fun packing up the balloon and riding behind the truck on a tractor back to the winery. The buffet for breakfast was delicious and well worth the money.

What a wonderful way to celebrate our wedding anniversary! - Jan 15, 2020

My husband and I had an amazing experience with Global Ballooning with a flight over the Yarra Valley on Jan 8th. Our wonderful pilot, Eddie, took us through the clouds to see the sun and we had a majestic flight followed by a scrumptious champagne breakfast at Balgownie Estate winery. I would highly recommend Global Ballooning and Eddie to anyone who has considered ballooning.

Tripadvisor - Dec 31, 2019

Thanks Eddie for giving us a great experience to fly over yarra valley! The view was amazing and we
were so lucky to watch the sunrise.

Tripadvisor - Dec 31, 2019

Well organized tour and our pilot Eddy is experienced and friendly. Ride was smooth and super safe.
Amazing view above the clouds.

TripAdvisor - Dec 24, 2019

Flew with pilot Eddie for work Xmas party! He was ace and the experience simply fantastic. Highly
recommend this!

TripAdvisor - Dec 24, 2019

WOW, what a morning!

We were completely looked after the entire process as Global Ballooning took care of absolutely everything. Our pilot Eddie was hilarious, while also making us feel safe. We also can’t thank Tash and the entire crew enough.
The views were insane and floating above the clouds was simply breath taking.
Thank you!

TripAdvisor 23 Dec 2019 - Dec 24, 2019

What an awesome experience floating over the beautiful Yarra Valley. Eddie our pilot was fantastic. He was informative and entertaining, making everyone feel at ease.
So magical floating above the clouds and we even got to see a complete rainbow!!

Jo - Dec 16, 2019

Hi fabulous team GBA,

Wow, what a way to start my day – well actually it started yesterday afternoon when I got the text message from Kate!

Thank you so much, the whole experience was great.  And to actually go between the city buildings, not just over them!

From the meet and greet at the hotel, the bus trip, helping to get the balloon ready, then the flight, and then packing up at the end.  And the post flight breakfast and glass of champagne (and Mandy explaining why we have a drink – so great to get the little snippets of ballooning history), was a lovely post flight opportunity to chat to our fellow passengers and the team.

It was great to meet and chat to the other guests – we had a diverse group – Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and the UK – a “global” experience in more ways than one!

Please pass on my well done to ALL the team, everyone is an asset to your company, they all know how to treat guests as guests but in a wonderfully relaxed yet very professional manner, and at all times ensuring everyone felt and was safe.

Hopefully it will be my first of many flights….

TripAdvisor (YV Flight & wine tour) - Dec 10, 2019

We can’t say enough about how wonderful our hot air balloon flight was in Yarra Valley! Eddie (our pilot), Stoney and Daniel ( our crew) were awesome! The flight was beyond the clouds!! Go with these great guys and get a flight of a lifetime!!
Kevin, Lynne and Mason Myers
Mississippi