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The only Hot Air Balloon company that ACTUALLY flies over the Gold Coast. Balloon Aloft Gold Coast's exclusive launch sites enable you to witness the stunning scenery and breathtaking views over the coastline that no other ballooning company can...more
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Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5578 2244
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a $300 scam booked through Adrenalin. Be warned! All the advertising photos show the balloon flying over the Gold Coast. That is false advertising! Yes, the departure point, by bus, is from the Gold Coast and an hour later you arrive after driving...More

Thank brisgirl47
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Enjoyed our morning sunrise hot air balloon! Was a little nervous after reading so many of the reviews but we didn't have any issues at all. Blake and his crew were awesome, we got up and into the air as the sun was rising, and...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and my wife just came from balloon ride. Booked this trip through experience OZ which had free upgrade to one hour. It was definitely cool to ride in a hot air balloon for a life time experience once... Actually it was mentioned as one...More

3  Thank prosperinit_84
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I was so looking forward to this Hot Air Balloon experience, but I have to say that I was bitterly disappointed. 1) We were NOT in the air before sunrise - which is what they prefer to do, so that you can be IN the...More

1  Thank kath19602015
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful sensation floating gently up to an altitude of about 5,500 feet over the Gold Coast hinterland. We saw the sunrise on one side and a rainbow on the other. The morning ended with a lovely champagne breakfast.

Thank gwallimann
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Booked this based on the website and trip advisor stating they were the only company who flew over the Gold Coast, expecting to fly over GC waterways as advertised. You can imagine our shock getting on the minibus and heading to Canungra then meeting the...More

Thank Mick R
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Great trip and worth the early morning start. Very professional and impressed with the way they adjusted and adapted to the changing weather conditions. Tip: Bring a hat / cap - it is hot underneath the burners!

Thank 247Rose
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Similar to others feedback, this was terrible. Up at 2.30am to only drive for 2hrs and Not see sunrise. Crew was rude and they packed us like sardines in the basket. Couldn’t enjoy it. Landed in the middle of nowhere to again drive back to...More

Thank nadia_syd
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

From the strict meeting time of 3:30am, be there or be left behind, to have the driver rock up at 3:30 am on the dot then to be driven to the middle of NOWHERE to wait for another 40 minutes to then drive an additional...More

4  Thank Sarahellisem
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Hot Air Ballooning is pretty much on everyone's bucket list. We were really excited to finally experience it. However, as some of the previous reviews have mentioned (i should have read them, before paying so much money), they do NOT fly you over Gold Coast,...More

2  Thank Nik2707
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5 January 2015|
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Response from Shaun S | Reviewed this property |
No, this company does not fly over the actual city itself.