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Beyond Ballooning

430 Wine Country Dr, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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High in the sky

What a brilliant balloon ride we had over the hunter valley first time ever in a balloon the crew... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
gaff051
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Western Ireland, Ireland
Memorable experience

We really enjoyed the flight. Not scary at all; in fact, it was peaceful and serene. Staff were... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
juliemoulton11
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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We offer daily hot air balloon rides over the beautiful Hunter Valley whilst providing a superior level of service in order to provide you with the experience of a lifetime.Beyond Ballooning caters for small groups to ensure that every passenger gets the most out of the experience. We offer more space per passenger than any other operator to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable flight.
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430 Wine Country Dr, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a brilliant balloon ride we had over the hunter valley first time ever in a balloon the crew was great very professional and I felt very safe with them

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed the flight. Not scary at all; in fact, it was peaceful and serene. Staff were friendly and helpful, and answered any questions we had. Thanks for a great flight!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family gave me the Beyond Ballooning gift voucher for my birthday. My husband and I had a beautiful balloon ride over the Hunter Valley and it was an experience we will never forget.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My sister booked this as a bucket list experience for our 25th birthdays. And wasn’t it amazingly memorable! The beyond ballooning team took the experience to the next level with their excellent customer service, knowledge of the area and great friendly nature. My sister was...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had an amazing experience with Beyond Ballooning. The view from above was spectacular and the service from the staff (both the ground crew and pilot Nathan) top-notched. Breakfast at Crowne Plaza was delightful! Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I can only say all the best about this company! Very professional, positive and safe. My husband and I organised a surprise for our parents. It was a perfect surprise for all of us! Our parents absolutely loved it! I couldn’t wish for a better...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful experience which was a gift for our birthdays. Having worked in the valley for 12 years I can totally recommend this company. They are so professional & engaging. Nathan you were a wonderful pilot & host😄

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful experience. Was kept up to date with weather schedule as it was looking hit or miss leading up to it. The guys were very professional and friendly. We felt safe the whole time! Was lots of fun and interestIng learning about how the balloons...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our experience with Beyond Ballooning was sensational! From the moment we met at the Crown Plaza until the moment we left, all aspects of the experience was organised and planned out giving us the sense of safety and comfort. Our pilot was extremely knowledgeable and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We both were a bit apprehensive at first, especially myself as I walk with the help of stick but they couldn't do enough to make the experience wonderful and provided plenty of help getting in and out of the balloon. The whole operation was very...More

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Boon S
6 June 2018|
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Response from 1300HOTAIR_1 | Property representative |
Our company has been operating for 5 years however our pilots have 15+ years experience. Hope this answers your enquiry.
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KennethT670
4 June 2018|
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Response from 1300HOTAIR_1 | Property representative |
Bookings can be made on line OR call our office 1300 468 247 Thank You
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sharma a
5 January 2018|
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Response from 1300HOTAIR_1 | Property representative |
Hi Sharma, We don’t not recommend children under the age of 7 fly. They are unable to see over the basket. Our policy is that we don’t fly children under 7 years. Regards Julia Beyond Ballooning
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