Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights

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Open Hours: : Hot Air Balloon Flights are conducted at sunrise all year round (weather & numbers pending). Office Telephone hours are 7.30 am - 7.30 pm, 7 days a week.

We are Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Toowoomba's closest hot air ballooning company - located in Ipswich servicing the Greater Brisbane Region and beyond! Simply drive 30 minutes west of the Brisbane CBD to experience a 1 hour city and country hot air balloon flight.

Passengers enjoy superb & glorious views whilst floating majestically & effortlessly over the heritage city of Ipswich, the Scenic Rim & Somerset countryside's. Discover and explore Brisbane's big backyard from the air with Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights!

We offer a boutique ballooning experience with only one flight per day and a maximum of 10 passengers ensuring you enjoy the experience you deserve.

This activity, commences 45 minutes before sunrise, is approximately 3 to 4 hours, and includes a 1 hour Balloon Flight, optional Restaurant Breakfast & Commemorative Flight Certificate.

Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights are ideal for any visitors, individuals, families & friends. Hot air balloon rides are a great way to celebrate one of Life's special occasions, weddings, tick an item off your bucket list, incentive, motivate or reward your team on a corporate outing or simply just indulge and just spoil yourself.

We are SE Qld's only Hot Air Balloon company accredited with the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program.

What's Included in your ballooning experience:

* Commencing at sunrise *Meet & Greet Passengers in Ipswich. (Brisbane CBD Hotel transfers available) *One-hour scenic city & country hot air balloon flight *Optional Participation in inflating and deflating the balloon *In Flight Commentary *Commemorative Flight Certificate *Flight Program Transfers *Restaurant Breakfast (optional) * Please allow 3 - 4 hours duration

Optional extras * Balloon In-flight Photo CD * Brisbane CBD Hotel venue transfers


Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights is an Australian owned family business, established in 1998, offering a boutique ballooning experience, with professional and friendly customer service to our clients.

Floating Images is South East Queensland's only balloon operator offering a unique opportunity to combine a city & country balloon flight over the heritage city of Ipswich Somerset & the Scenic Rim regions. Floating Images has an intimate knowledge of this region, as the first balloon operator based in the Ipswich, Scenic Rim & Somerset region.

Whilst floating majestically and effortlessly, your balloon flight combines the city and country in one flight. Your balloon flight is tranquil yet exhilarating. As the world slowly awakens, you float peacefully overhead, witnessing the serenity in slow motion from the balloon basket. Literally an amazing birds-eye view of the landscape you will be flying over.

The Views. The Visual Feast

Possible Breathtaking views from the balloon include the Greater Brisbane region encompassing: the heritage city of Ipswich - beautiful old heritage buildings, churches and homes, the classic Queenslanders architecture, the parks & gardens & the meandering Bremer River & Brisbane River. The Scenic Rim region offers the stunning backdrop of the Great Dividing, McPherson and D'Aguilar ranges, Flinders Peak, Mount Walker, Mount Coot-tha, Mount Tamborine, the quaint country towns & properties, Moreton Bay, the skyline of Brisbane Central Business District, Wivenhoe Dam, the Brisbane, Fassifern and Lockyer valleys .

And don't forget that each flight is unique in that a balloon cannot be steered - it is always the wind which decides how the true beauty of nature will be revealed to you.

Map & Directions

259 Junction Road, Karalee, Qld 4306


Our meeting point is the lpswich Visitor Information Centre.

Brisbane CBD Approx 30 minutes by road Brisbane Airport Approx. 60 minutes by road Gold Coast Approx. 60 minutes by road Sunshine Coast Approx 120 minutes by road Toowoomba Approx. 60 minutes by road Warwick Approx. 90 minutes by road

By Road Ipswich is adjacent to five major arterial roads allowing for easy access via road. From the East the Ipswich Motorway links Ipswich to Brisbane & the Sunshine Coast. From the West the Warrego Highway (Highway 54) links Ipswich to major regional centres including Toowoomba, Roma & Charleville. From the North the Brisbane Valley Highway (Highway 17) links Ipswich to major regional centres including Esk, Kingaroy, Murgon, Kilcoy and the Sunshine Coast. From the South the Cunningham Highway (Highway 15) links Ipswich to major regional centres including Warwick & Stanthorpe, along with the New England Highway from New South Wales. From the South-East the Logan Motorway links Ipswich to the Gold Coast and Pacific Highway from New South Wales, and the Gateway Motorway to Brisbane Airport & Sunshine Coast.

Further directional details can be found on our website: https://www.floatingimages.com.au/plan-your-trip/meeting-point/

Cancellation Policy

All Passengers using Floating Images services booked either directly or indirectly via a booking agency such as Bookeasy do so and accept under Floating Images terms & conditions as briefly advised below on Floating Images brochure and in full on Floating Images website www.floatingimages.com.au. For Floating Images Terms & Conditions including refunds cancellation packages & “No Show Policy ” please see Floating Images’ terms & conditions on our website www.floatingimages.com.au. Passengers cannot change their confirmed booking date 14 days prior to the flight. If so cancellation policy & fees apply accordingly. Flight Alteration & Cancellation of a Booking: (a) In the unfortunate event you should have to alter or cancel your booking certain fees apply: i) Individual Passenger Booking (1 – 3 passengers) • Any flight altered or cancelled within 72 hours prior to flight date will forfeit the full fare per person and will not be refunded. • Any flight altered or cancelled between 72 hours (3 days) and 7 days prior to flight date will incur a rebooking fee of $50.00 per person will be charged or deducted from your refund. • Any flight altered or cancelled between 8 and 14 days prior to flight date – will incur a $25 cancellation fee per person deducted from your refund or full credit will held against the re-booking of your flight. • Missed flight: If you fail to show up for your flight or do not arrive in time for the flight and you miss your scheduled flight date; the full flight fare (100%) is forfeited and no rebook or refund will be made. You may send someone else in your place if you wish – please notify us the name and estimated weight of any replacement person. The company has the right to retain all deposits received up to the amount of the cancellation fee. If we are holding a credit card for security and you alter cancel or miss the flight the credit card will be debited for any amount outstanding


Check out our website www.floatingimages.com.au for more information & special packages! Call us about our Flights Gift vouchers & Accommodation Package Special! Ph: 07 3294 8770.

Special Events

Coming to Brisbane, Ipswich, Somerset, Scenic Rim or Toowoomba for a visit, visiting friends or/ & family, take in an event, sporting or cultural? Why not include a sunrise balloon flight whilst here! One of the best ways to see & experience the region.