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


Oct 2020


Was a great day for it.good value compared to a helicopter ride.the whole experience lasted 4 hours.plus you got a great breakfast thrown in.cost $360.good value for money.good bucket list thing... more »


Oct 2020

Balloon Flight.

Great views over Ipswich and surrounds. Would not recommend for anyone scared of heights but for anyone looking for an adventure a Balloon ride is the way to go. more »

Paul R

Oct 2020

Highly recommend a flight. Great experience.

Our flight was a perfect way to celebrate by partners birthday. Paula really loved the experience, as did I and the pilot, Graeme, did an excellent job with a very smooth landing. more »


Oct 2020


The flight was awesome, got to see everything form above which was something new and the sunset was gorgeous more »


Oct 2020

Once In A Lifetime

Best experience ever! Terrific pilot. Could answer all questions about the area we were floating over. Smooth ride and landing. more »