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 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 29 years’ experience across 3 continents, with the last 19 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


Apr 2021


The peacefulness was breath taking The Maneuverability of the balloon was quite impressive And the pilot was great more »


Mar 2021

30th Birthday Balloon Flight over the Fassifern Valley on the outskirts of Ipswich.

Floating Images is a wonderful family run business where all care is taken to make you feel at ease and give you a first class experience. I took my daughter on a Balloon Flight to celebrate her... more »


Mar 2021

Pure joy.

This is a family business and thy are a terrific bunch of people. Dad Graham is the pilot and I felt very secure in his ability. Trained in France, he's flown over the French Alps. Very experienced... more »


Mar 2021


I can’t recommend the experience and team at Floating Images highly enough. The views are 100% worth the early wake up with the sunrise and it’s great to get involved with the setup and pack up of... more »


Mar 2021


I can’t recommend the experience and the crew highly enough at Floating Images. The views are 100% worth the early wake up. It’s also great to be part of the setting up and packing up of the balloon... more »