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 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


Oct 2021

Brilliant ecperience

An awesome experience. A birthday gift for my 70yo mum who loved it. Graeme was a terrific guide, informative and funny and the breakfast afterwards was lovely. I highly recommend Floating Images to... more »


Oct 2021

Great Experience

Daughter organised ballooning experience as surprise for her mother's birthday she said everyone in this company was very helpful even helping with accommodation, directions,etc Very experienced... more »


Oct 2021

Happy 50th

This experience was for my birthday. Everything ran smoothly. The weather was perfect. A lot of information was provided during the flight. The breakfast was lovely. Would recommend. more »

Janelle W

Oct 2021

Incredible Experience

Wow, what an awesome morning we had. From the start of meeting the crew to saying farewell, the staff at Floating Images were experienced, professional, friendly and without fault. Thanks to our... more »


Sep 2021

Not Just Blowing Hot Air

Graeme and his team provided a wonderful experience and shared knowledge, and stories to bring the adventure to our time together. I really enjoyed this (as someone who was a little cautious on... more »