Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights

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Floating Images is Brisbane's closest hot air ballooning company. Simply drive 30 minutes west of the Brisbane Central Business District to experience a 1 hour city and country balloon flight.

Passengers enjoy glorious views whilst floating majestically over the heritage city of Ipswich, the Scenic Rim and Somerset countryside's. Discover and explore Greater Brisbane's big backyard from the air - with Floating Images!

You know you’re in good hands at Floating Images – Owner / Chief Pilot Graeme Day has over 25 years’ experience across 3 continents, with the last 15 years based in the local region, so he knows the weather, geography and history very well. They offer a boutique ballooning experience with only one flight per day and a maximum of 10 passengers, giving you their full personal attention.

Floating Images' flights are ideal for any visitors, families and friends. Balloon rides are a great way to celebrate one of life's special enquiries occasions, weddings, tick an item off your bucket list, incentive or reward your team on a corporate outing or simply just indulge and just spoil yourself.

For "the flight of your life" call or book online for flights, gift vouchers or enquires.

Internet Access

  • Paid Wifi

Facilities

  • Car park

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

Greater Brisbane Hot Balloon Flight and Restaurant Breakfast

Brisbane's closest hot air balloon operator offering an unique opportunity to combine a city and country balloon flight. 30 minutes drive from Brisbane Central Business District. Experience the magical sensations and adventure of ballooning.

Imagine gently floating over this region's picturesque countryside, passengers can discover and admire the breathtaking scenery as it gently unfolds before their eyes, enjoying the glorious views over the heritage city of Ipswich and the beautiful Scenic Rim and Somerset region.

The balloon program commences at sunrise includes: Meet and greet passengers at Metro Hotel Ipswich International, inflation and deflation of balloon participation, one hour balloon flight, restaurant champagne breakfast, commemorative flight certificate. All vehicle transfers from their pre arranged meeting point. Please allow three to four hours.

Possible views from the balloon; the heritage city Ipswich - it's classic Queenslanders, heritage buildings and homes, the Great Dividing, McPherson and D'Aguilar ranges, Flinders Peak, Mount Walker, Mount Coot-tha, Mount Tamborine, Moreton Bay, the skyline of Brisbane Central Business District, Wivenhoe Dam, Brisbane, Fassifern and Lockyer valleys, Brisbane and Bremer Rivers.

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$325 $325
Ballooning Accommodation Dinner Package

Badly need to getaway? Then grab Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights - Ballooning Accommodation and Dinner package with Brisbane's closest Hot Air Balloon company.

Ballooning, Accommodation and Dinner Package for two. Enjoy one night's accommodation twin share Double Deluxe Room at the Metro Ipswich International Hotel. Dinner for two at Harvest Restaurant and Bar.

Experience South East Queensland's only City and Country Balloon Flight with Floating Images, followed by a restaurant breakfast at the Metro Hotel Ipswich International restaurant and commemorative flight certificate.

Experience the magical sensations and adventure of ballooning. Imagine gently floating over this region's picturesque countryside. Passengers can discover and admire the breathtaking scenery as it gently unfolds before their eyes, enjoying the glorious views over the heritage city of Ipswich and the beautiful Scenic Rim and Somerset region.

They are Brisbane's and South East Queensland’s first and only Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) Accredited Hot Air Balloon operator.

Optional complimentary balloon flight transfers from Ipswich Hotels. Please contact the operator for more details.

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$435 $435

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Gardners Falls

Maleny, Sunshine Coast Area
Leave your vehicle in the car park on the banks of the Obi Obi Creek and take a short, level walk downstream to Gardners Falls.  You’ll pass a number of shallow rock pools which are ideal for smaller children who just want to splash about.

Heart Reef

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Heart Reef, in the Great Barrier Reef of the Whitsundays, is a stunning composition of coral that has naturally formed into the shape of a heart. Located in Hardy Reef, Heart Reef is best experienced from the air by helicopter or seaplane, as visitors are unable to snorkel or dive there due it's protected status.

Bladensburg National Park

Winton, Winton Area
Free Entry
Bladensburg National Park is a large park protecting Mitchell grass downs and channel country. It is home to a wonderful variety of wildlife, including tiny mammals called dunnarts. Flat-topped mesas and sandstone ranges form a pleasing backdrop to the park's grassland plains and river flats.

Ngaro Cultural Site

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
The Ngaro people have walked this land for over 9,000 years. Protected from the elements in a once-hidden cave, Ngaro artwork adorns the fragile rock surface. The track begins deep inside Nara Inlet on Hook Island — an excellent overnight anchorage.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Mount Lewis National Park

Julatten, Mareeba Area
Free Entry
Mount Lewis, one high rainforest-clad mountains of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is a treasure trove of unique and endemic wildlife. The area between the Mount Lewis and Atherton Tableland is especially diverse.
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Michaelmas Cay, part of Michaelmas and Upolo Cays National Park, is one of the most important seabird breeding sites in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Michaelmas Cay is a small, low sand cay, covered by grasses and low-growing plants.

John Egan Pioneer Track

Stonehenge, Barcoo Area
Free Entry
The John Egan Pioneer Track highlights the ecological and cultural values of the Stonehenge town reserve. The track passes through downs country, scenic hill view country, spectacular erosions and rocky outcrops, natural springs and waterfalls (in wet seasons).

Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park

Rolleston, Central Highlands Area
Free Entry
An oasis of birdlife, unique plant species and freshwater creeks, the Carnarvon Gorge is a sparkling gem amongst the dusty heart of Central Queensland. Is it any wonder it's the region's most popular attraction?

Goomburra Section, Main Range National Park

Goomburra, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Nested in the western foothills of the Great Dividing Range, Goomburra is one of four visitor nodes of Main Range National Park - part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Rugged mountain ranges, spectacular lookouts, trickling streams and rare wildlife make this a very special place.
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