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


Jan 2021

Very good

Operators were very professional, courteous and well organised. Excellent commentary was provided during flight. Safety instructions well done and very pleasant trip was achieved. more »


Jan 2021

A Birthday Adventure with Floating Images Hot Air Balloon

What a wonderful experience we had on Wednesday. A birthday adventure to remember. After being picked up at Spicers Hidden Vale, we made our way to our the flight zone. it was a beautiful early... more »


Jan 2021

Awesome morning, truley fantastic.

Grahame and the crew went the extra mile, to ensure an awesome day. Would recomend this to anyone. Bucket list tick. more »


Jan 2021


Absolutely amazing views and the service was absolutely amazing! I would definitely recommend this to anyone! more »


Jan 2021

Floating high

Absolutely fantastic morning floating over Ipswich and the surrounding area. Greg the owner is super professional, knowledgeable and such a down to earth nice guy along with his son and other crew... more »