Floating Images – Hot Air Balloon Flights
Experience South East Queensland’s only ‘City and Country hot air balloon flight’! Go ballooning with Floating Images, South East Queensland’s only balloon operator offering this unique city and country balloon flight. Only 40 minutes from downtown Brisbane.
Imagine floating majestically and effortlessly over the picturesque countryside of South East Queensland. Discover and admire the breathtaking views of the heritage City of Ipswich and the beautiful Valleys of the Scenic Rim as they gently unfold before your eyes.
Relive the same sensations that the first French balloonists experienced in 1783, with all the magic, emotions and adventure in today’s modern balloons – a safe aviation adventure.
Let Floating Images share with your family, friends, overseas visitors, corporate guests and staff how a hot air balloon flies and operates. They love to share the experience of their activity to all their passengers.
Ipswich and the Scenic Rim’s geography and climate are ideal for ballooning. Providing a fantastic situation for passengers to enjoy superb and glorious views from the basket.
Floating Images provides you with a unique opportunity to explore this vast and beautiful region from the air. Possible views from the balloon include; the heritage city of Ipswich – it’s classic Queenslanders and 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, the Brisbane, Fassifern and Lockyer valleys, the Brisbane and Bremer Rivers.
Following the flight, guests are transported in air-conditioned vehicles to their Champagne Breakfast. Weekends and public holidays a hot cooked and continental breakfast is offered. Weekdays continental breakfast only. Your pilot will present your personalised commemorative flight certificate to conclude the morning’s activity.
Activites and Experiences at Floating Images – Hot Air Balloon Flights
- Ballooning South East Queensland only combined city and countryside flight over Ipswich and the Scenic Rim.
- Scenic Flight
- Car park Available at departure point and breakfast venue.
- Public phone Staff and crew will provide use of mobile phones if required.
- Public toilet In the park and Breakfast restaurant.
- Aussie Lifestyle
- Flora and Fauna
- Nature based
- Soft Adventure
- Science and Technology
- RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
- Adult Getaway
- Empty Nesters
- Gay and Lesbian
- Meetings Incentive Conventions
- Brisbane Marketing
- Toowoomba & Golden West
- Visitor Information Centre
- Youth Hostels Association
- American Express
- Cheques By Arrangement
- Cheques Bank
- Money Order
- Australian Travellers Cheque
- Air-conditioning All vehicles and breakfast restaurant are air-conditioned.
- Commentary General history and information of the city and region during the balloon flight and transport.
- Drop off Transport to specific locations or accommodation in Ipswich Central Business District or arranged group booking of ten people from Brisbane Central Business District.
- Host/Hostess Your pilot will be your host throughout the tour.
- Interpreter Service English and French.
- Meal Champagne breakfast included in Floating Images tours at the Sundowner Motor Inn (four star).
- Meet & Greet Welcome by pilot and staff.
- Pickup Transport from specific locations or accommodation in Ipswich Central Business District or arranged group booking of ten people from Brisbane Central Business District.
- Resource Material Maps, brochure and briefing sheets to aid in understanding of the tour.
- Seat belts In all transport vehicles.
- Toilet Full toilet facilities at the breakfast restaurant.
- Car Troop carrier, four wheel drive.
- Hot Air Balloon Ten person balloon.
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