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Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley

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Book directly through our website for the best service - we're Australia's highest rating hot air balloon company for a reason. Fly in a hot air balloon over the city of Melbourne, the beautiful Yarra Valley and Daylesford. Experience the wonders of...more
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25 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The views were awesome, the staff were very friendly, the sensation of floating was very cool and the the breakfast to finish it off was perfect. It was really special to experience this with my girlfriend and my family. Also really great to hear some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kane W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Way better than I expected. Great commentary, extraordinary view of suburbia, the sensation of floating was beautiful. The historically traditional champagne toast and story afterwards at the Sofitel topped it off. Thanks Andrew and Dean.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nurserypeson58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

for our 30th wedding anniversary we went up this morning over the yarra valley it was fantastic nick our pilot was great as was daniella and ryan. would highly recommendMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sharon L
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for your review Sharon - and happy anniversary! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your morning with our Yarra Valley flight crew, and will pass on your kind comments to pilot Nick, and ground crew Daniella & Ryan. Thanks again for your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an incredible experience, and what a wonderful company. We’ve been wanting to take a balloon flight for decades. The Yarra Valley was spectacular, and we were lucky enough to see 11 beautiful balloons in the air. Incredible!!! The breakfast after the flight was worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us Andrew - we're thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with our Yarra Valley flight team so much! It sounds like you had a very special morning with that many balloons in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptionally excitingly wonderfully once in a lifetime experience! Thank you - the whole thing was fantastic!

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Road03106486996
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad you enjoyed your Picture This hot air ballooning experience. Kind regards, Team PTB

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I loved the balloon ride. Richard was a fantastic instructor and the views were amazing. Breakfast was also really good. We would definitely reccomend this company to our friends.More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rebecca B
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review Rebecca! We're so glad that you and your partner enjoyed your experience with Richard & his Yarra Valley flight crew, and the breakfast at the Yarra Valley Lodge. We greatly appreciate your recommendation and would love to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great flight from Newport to Yarra Bend Park directly over the center of Melbourne. A beautiful sunrise framed by broken clouds on the horizon was fantastic considering the previous days weather.More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Guide07218121837
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review! It sounds like you had a fantastic flight path, right over Melbourne's city centre, so we're so glad that you enjoyed your experience with our city flight team. We'd love to see you on another flight with us in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother and I really enjoy this experience of a lifetime, the ride is Enjoyably , the view is amazing and all the staff are happy and experienced .. we love to do it again

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Miadids
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review! We're so pleased that you and your brother enjoyed your flight with us and would love to see you on another flight with us again in the future. Kind regards, Team PTB

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely perfect day for it after wind cancelled our first flight a week earlier. launched from Newport Lakes and skimmed rooftops across Newport and Williams town before launching above the city. Our Pilot was amazing and the flight lasted almost an hour and fifteen minutes...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Darren S
TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review Darren! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your experience over Melbourne with our team - thanks for your understanding about your previous cancellation, but as I'm sure you'd agree this is an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife wanted to do this for years but i apprehensive and was scared of heights so kept on putting it off Was a great experience Well organised staff were good.Great champagne breakfastWill be going againMore

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Date of experience: January 2019
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TeamPTB, Manager at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review - we're so pleased that you enjoyed your flight despite your fear of heights! We often hear that people who have a fear of heights find ballooning to be a really relaxing and calm way of conquering their fear, thanks to...More

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Saigon47
30 December 2018|
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Response from Jools850 | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid about $500 dollars but they often have special promotional offers so it's worth keeping an eye on the website
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Nomad371257
29 October 2018|
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Response from William T | Reviewed this property |
Hey, Just go to picturethisballooning website Or call 1300 872929 Thanks
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MiniTina
8 December 2017|
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Hi there MiniTina A refund is absolutely available if you are unable to reschedule your flight Check out the terms and conditions in the Picture This Ballooning website for details ! Cheers Damian Crock CEO Picture... More
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