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Amazing experience!!

First time in a hot air balloon, and this was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We got the most... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Corina M
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Once in a Lifetime!

Proper kiwis working on a small family owned business. Just the way it should be! They let you get... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Sunrise Balloons is based in Queenstown, New Zealand, flights are scheduled daily, all year round, weather permitting. Queenstown is quite possibly the best landscape in the world to view, and it's even better during a hot air balloon ride followed...more
Dalefield, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time in a hot air balloon, and this was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We got the most amazing views of Queenstown. It was a perfect morning, topped of by landing in a paddock next to freshly born lambs!! Thank you guys, fantastic experience with a...More

Thank Corina M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This was a nice way to spend the morning, however the admin around the flight wasn’t that smooth for me. No email confirmation, no one rang back when I was waiting to hear on the morning if there was a weather cancellation, etc. When we...More

1  Thank Janine S
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Proper kiwis working on a small family owned business. Just the way it should be! They let you get involved from the off and we helped out as they filled the balloon with air, really allows you to appreciate the scale and beauty of it...More

Thank CharlotteHollyC
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Amazing experience to do, 100% a must do if you are visiting Queenstown, 360 views of mountains lakes and the sunrise, Had an incredible morning out with sunrise balloons from start to finish, Great way to see Queenstown from the Air and definitely a big...More

Thank RussellS1723
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We spent the first day of our trip in this balloon and had the most amazing experience floating over QT with the mountains either side. What an awesome experience, thanks to the team at sunrise balloons.

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We went on the sunrise tour in mid April. The entire process was very organized and easy to follow. After the booking we received a detailed email with instructions for payment, calling to confirm the day before and to alert of our hotel room and...More

Thank petbet
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience from start to finish. Professional company - lovely staff - great pilot. Awesome advertisement for NZ. Has to be one of the most gorgeous places to experience a hot air balloon ride.

Thank NikkiS2553
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Do not miss this great opportunity to enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Queenstown and the surrounding area and beauty of the sunrise views as well. The service and pilot were good and professional. We enjoyed the after tour breakfast and considering the value of...More

1  Thank Tech B
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to start our holiday in Queenstown. The views were absolutely spectacular and the staff were friendly and funny. I highly recommend this to anyone traveling to Queenstown

Thank brentdevcich
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This was our first hot air balloon ride and it was fantastic. The crew were all very friendly and helpful. Communication with the office ahead of time was excellent. We were staying out of town in an area with sketchy cell phone reception, but the...More

Thank Larry P
hughmac2013, Owner at Sunrise Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Larry, we're pleased you enjoyed it!

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Response from hughmac2013 | Property representative |
$475/adult, $295/child (12 and under, child must be over 4yrs old)