43 South Street‚ Ipswich

Floating Images is Brisbane's closest hot air ballooning company. Simply drive 30 minutes west of the Brisbane Central Business District to experience a one hour city and country balloon flight. Brisbane central business district accommodation transfers 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 at Floating Images. Owner/Chief Pilot Graeme Day has over 27 years’ experience across three continents, with the last 17 years based in the local region, so he knows the weather, geography and history very well. They offer a boutique ballooning experience with only one flight per day and a maximum of 10 passengers, giving you their full personal attention.

Floating Images' flights are ideal for any visitors, families and 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.

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

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Recent Reviews


Jan 2019

ipswich by Balloon

flying conditions were good, unfortunately a little bit more breeze would have helped. Our pilpt, Captain Graham Day and his crew were very polite, friendly and informative. more »


Jan 2019

Try it ...youll love it

Excellent experience..Pilot and crew very helpful and experienced. This was a 90th birthday celebration flight. Only difficulty for older people was navigating our way out of the basket after the... more »


Feb 2019

Outstanding 60th b’day surprise gift for my wife.

Very professional, personalised small operation from initial contact with Ruth through to breakfast with Graeme. Not for adrenaline junkies as Graeme’s piloting skills are obvious, I didn’t even... more »

Ingrid L

Jan 2019

An amazing flight with an amazing team at Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights !

Thank you so much for this piece of dream and for everything you did. This is such a great experience with a great team at Floating Images ! Fun, kindness, security, beauty, and friendship is what... more »


Jan 2019

Drifting like a cloud

A first class experience. On time, professional and involving. The balloon flight was event free and quite surreal. 9 people on bed , 10 including the pilot Graham. All were captivated by the scenery... more »