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Ipswich, Australia
Hot Air Balloon Flight from Ipswich

From USD 300.72

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You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
  • 4 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Watch the sunrise over Queensland’s mesmerizing landscapes with this thrilling hot air balloon flight from Brisbane. Take to the skies above Ipswich and enjoy unforgettable aerial views over the historic town, the Great Dividing Range and the Scenic Rim. Enjoy the best of both worlds as you float over serene countryside and city streets, then celebrate your safe landing with a sparkling wine breakfast and a personalized flight certificate.
  • Take to the skies during a hot air balloon tour from Brisbane
  • Flight over the Great Dividing Range, the Scenic Rim, and Ipswich countryside
  • Enjoy a sparkling wine toast and breakfast when you land
  • Assist with the inflation and deflation of the balloon, if you'd like

What's Included

  • Approx 1 hour balloon flight with scenic city & country views
  • Optional participation in the inflation & deflation process of the balloon
  • Sit down after flight restaurant breakfast
  • Professional Chief Pilot & Inflight Guide with over 30 years experience
  • Transport in air-conditioned vehicles and an open balloon basket!
  • Commemorative Flight certificate
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Self drive arrangements to meeting point required eg Own or rental car, Taxi, Uber or stay local

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Ipswich Visitor Information Centre
    14 Queen Victoria Parade, Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia

    We meet all passengers at the lpswich Visitor Information Centre, Ipswich - 30 mins from Brisbane CBD. Meeting/ Departure time is 45 minutes before sunrise - and is confirmed at the time of booking confirmation via email from the operator as well as the night prior to the flight.

Start time

04:00 am

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights (Pass By)

Ipswich Visitor Information Centre

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free


30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Ipswich (Pass By)

Scenic Rim (Pass By)

Somerset Dam (Pass By)


30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Fourthchild Licensed Cafe Restaurant

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Children (6 - 12 years) must be accompanied by an adult. No infants allowed.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Disabled passengers are able to balloon, although limitations do apply due to the Civil Aviation and Safety Authority (CASA) regulations. CASA requires that all passengers are able to embark and disembark a balloon basket unassisted for safety reasons. No wheelchair facilities are available. Disabled persons participating in the balloon flight do so at their own risk and the company accepts no liability for any damage or injury caused. As the flight is for approximately 1 hour, passengers must be able to stand unaided for the duration of the flight. (ie: no additional aids such as seats, walkers, sticks or crutches are permitted in the basket). If in doubt, an able bodied person (friend or relative) must accompany the "slightly infirm" passenger.
  • Weight notification: For flight manifest purposes all passengers’ names and estimated weights (in kilograms). Please advise the booking office if any client is over 90 kilograms, or have any medical issues. As weight is an important factor in a hot air balloon; passengers weighing 115 Kg or over attracts a 50% surcharge. Due to safety factors passengers over 130kg cannot participate in hot air ballooning.
  • During any Government Health &/ or Covid restrictions, all passengers will be required to follow the FIHABF Health/ Covid 19 Policy & Safety Plan requirements, and comply with all Federal Government and Queensland Health requirements imposed at the time of your flight. Please familiarize yourself with any Government & Health authority mandates including the wearing of face masks and how it applies to you, prior to your flight. By booking tickets to attend this ballooning experience you accept these participation entry requirements.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Fantastic. Tour operators are...
Janet_L, Dec 2015
Fantastic. Tour operators are professionals. I felt safe and enjoyed every minute!

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