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


Dec 2018

What an amazing experience!!

Had a fabulous time with my fiancé on her 50th Birthday! Definitely doing it again Graeme is a great pilot, very knowledgeable and friendly, awesome views of Ipswich and surrounding areas with lots... more »


Dec 2018

Floating Images

Thank you Graeme for an excellent morning of adventure. We recommend your professional outfit to whoever wants to have an experience of a lifetime. I am normally scared of heights but this had no... more »


Nov 2018

Rewarding Experience

A most rewarding experience further enhanced by Graham's professionalism and entertaining commentary. more »


Sep 2018


It was a fantastic day. Lovely staff. Graham was our pilot and he was awesome. Would do it again in a heartbeat. more »


Oct 2018

Great Experience for someone with fears

As someone who is afraid of heights, i felt safe and secure and it was a beautiful experience. Don't let your fears stop you. more »