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


Apr 2019

Fun filled day

We enjoyed our view and listened to the experience that Graham had when he was in Switzerland flying over the Alpes was very interesting. After the flight we enjoyed our breakfast which was very... more »


Apr 2019


What an incredible experience. Being involved in the inflating and the deflating of the balloon was a great added bonus. Graeme had a great knowledge of the local area and made the ride interesting... more »


Apr 2019

Wedding anniversary

Great way to start the day. Have already recommended the flight with free ends and family. Graeme the pilot was great and very welcoming. more »


Apr 2019

Great professional flight

We had a great flight and this company run a professional operation safe and secure Graham is a very experienced pilot and then the breakfast is A1 Thanks for a great morning more »


Mar 2019

Absolutely Beautiful

Highly recommend Graeme and the crew at Floating Images Hot Air Ballon Flights, the moment you meet them friendly and very professional, the flight was amazing breath taking, and relaxing, felt safe... more »