14 Queen Victoria Parade‚ Ipswich

Floating Images is Brisbane’s closest hot air ballooning company. Simply drive 30 minutes west of the Brisbane CBD to experience a one hour city and country balloon flight. Brisbane CBD accommodation transfers are available.

Passengers enjoy glorious views whilst floating majestically over the heritage city of Ipswich, the Scenic Rim and Somerset countrysides. Explore Greater Brisbane’s big backyard from the air with Floating Images!

You know you’re in good hands as Floating Images’ Owner/Chief Pilot Graeme Day has over 30 years experience across 3 continents, with the last 20 years based in the local region, so he knows the weather, geography and history very well. They offer a boutique ballooning experience with only 1 flight per day & a maximum of 10 passengers, giving you their full personal attention.

Floating Images’ flights are ideal for any visitors, families & friends. Balloon rides are a great way to celebrate one of life’s special enquiries occasions, weddings, tick an item off your bucket list, incentive or reward your team on a corporate outing or simply just indulge and just spoil yourself.

For “the flight of your life” call or book online for flights, gift vouchers or enquires.

  • Carpark
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Interpreter Service
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Resource Material
  • Seat belts
  • Toilet

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Recent Reviews


Jan 2022

Absolutely Amazing

Graeme, Ruth and the team made this an amazing experience. Fabulous views, value for money, memorable. more »


Jan 2022

An anniversary to remember

I had a wonderful time. Not only the experience of being in a hot air balloon over a very picturesque area and a lovely breakfast afterwards, Graeme really provided personal service. Both my wife and... more »


Dec 2021

Great experience!

Well worth the early start. Beautiful time of day. Great to see our local area from above. Loved the whole experience. more »


Dec 2021

Lovely experience

Our family bought vouchers for this experience for each other for Christmas and had a fabulous experience more »


Dec 2021

Great Experience for the Family

For Christmas my wife and I booked a hot air balloon ride for us, and also my parents and sister. We all had a great time. It was a great experience. Graeme is a master of his trade, and a happening... more »