Hot Air Balloon Flights – City & Country views of Brisbane

Posted by: Jared Jeffery
Category: Tours

Witness the breathtaking landscapes of South East Queensland bathed in the soft glow of dawn on this captivating hot air balloon excursion departing from Ipswich. Elevate yourself to the crisp, high-altitude air and savor views typically reserved for helicopter or airplane journeys over the Great Dividing Range and the Scenic Rim. After a safe descent, mark the moment with a celebratory toast featuring sparkling wine, followed by a delicious breakfast to round off your unforgettable adventure. 10 minute walk from Central Motel Ipswich or 3 minute drive.


from AU$460.00 per adult

Duration: 4h

The Experience:

  • Half-day hot air balloon experience with pilot commentary from Ipswich
  • See Australia’s Great Dividing Range, the Scenic Rim, and Ipswich countryside
  • Sparkling wine toast and buffet breakfast upon landing
  • Pickup and drop-off in central Ipswich via air-conditioned tour vehicle

What to Expect:

Embark on an early morning adventure by heading to the departure spot where you’ll meet your expert balloon captain and guide. From there, you’ll be transported to the launch site where you have the option to participate in inflating the massive balloon.

As you step into the basket, prepare to ascend into the Queensland sky just as the sun’s first rays grace the landscape. These captivating aerial vistas are typically reserved for costly plane or helicopter journeys, but this hot air balloon experience grants you the same panoramic views while allowing you to relish the fresh Australian open-air.

Capture stunning photos of the picturesque Ipswich countryside and witness the Scenic Rim bathed in the hues of sunrise – an area that boasts no less than six national parks. Throughout the journey, your guide will provide insightful commentary on the region’s rich history, unique environment, and cultural significance.

Gaze upon the majestic Great Dividing Range before gently descending for a delightful sparkling wine toast. Conclude your remarkable morning with a mouthwatering breakfast at a charming local restaurant.


Address: Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, 14 Queen Victoria Parade, Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia

Our rendezvous point is the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, situated a convenient 30-minute drive from Brisbane CBD or 3-minute drive from Central Motel Ipswich. The meeting and departure time, scheduled 45 minutes before sunrise, will be officially confirmed to you upon receiving your booking confirmation via email from our operator. Additionally, you will receive a reminder notification the night before your scheduled flight.

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