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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

Peter M

Jul 2019

Excellent experience

This was a great experience with an excellent pilot and crew. The breakfast was also good. Well worth the early morning start. more »


Jul 2019

Extraordinarily peaceful and unique

The Ballon flight in Ipswich we experienced for my beautiful friend’s 50 th Birthday. Was truly a perfect experience to enjoy . more »


Jun 2019

A must do

Fantastic morning outing. Graeme is a professional and highly skilled pilot. Would recommend very highly! more »


Jun 2019

Very enjoyable morning

Had perfect weather with the sun rising in the east and the moon declining in the west . Very little wind so it was slow moving which was ok more »


Jun 2019

A birthday to remember

It was my wife's birthday and I surprised her with a hot air balloon flight. We had a great time and my wife won't forget her birthday in a hurry. Lovely breakfast as well! Thanks to Floating Images. more »