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Why Floating Images is the Best Choice for YOUR Hot Air Balloon Ride!

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You will be flying with Brisbane’s closest balloon company – Floating Images, simply drive 30 minutes west of the CBD. Floating Images’ is the first and only hot air balloon company based and operating over the heritage city of Ipswich, Scenic Rim & Somerset countryside. Discover & explore Ipswich and its surrounding countryside floating gently…

Aussie French connection with Hot Air Ballooning? Oooh la la, mate

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The first hot air balloon was invented by two French Brothers, Jacques and Joseph Montgolfier, in the late 1700s. Their maiden voyage lasted eight minutes and they didn’t get much further than their home town. Today, hot air balloon rides take place all over the world and in Australia their popularity continues to grow. Despite…

Need a break? Forget the Kit-Kat and try an Adventure

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When was the last time you spoiled yourself? Really, truly spoiled yourself with an experience that was all about you and your enjoyment? When was the last time you had an adventure that took your breath away? When was the last time you did something you will tell your grandchildren about? If it’s been a…

Getting Married? Try a destination wedding…with a high-flying difference

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Wedding in a hot air balloon

Wedding checklist: dress, flowers, cake, guests…that special someone. And of course, the all-important venue! If you’re looking for a fun, exciting, once-in-a-lifetime experience for your once-in-a-lifetime special day, a hot-air ballooning wedding from Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights is the answer. Thinking city wedding, country wedding, mountain get-away wedding, adventure wedding? Why not have…

Family or Friends Visiting? Show them your part of the world in a whole new way

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It’s that time of the year again. When family or friends have converged for a holiday that can go one of two ways. Either they love everything and you’re sad to see them go…or you count down the days until you’re free, free at last. Want a guaranteed way to make sure this is a…

Life doesn’t end at 50… not when there are Hot Air Balloon Flights to enjoy!

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This month I want to reflect on a conversation I recently had with a passenger in regards to the range of passenger profiles on board our Hot Air Balloon Flights, in particular retired or mature age passengers. I won’t go into the finer details but it progressed along the lines of them telling me they…

Dad doesn’t NEED anything? Give him an adventure this Father’s Day!

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What does your dad want for Father’s Day? Did you just ask him? Did he just say nothing? If your dad, like mine, always says he “doesn’t need anything”, it’s time to take matters into your own hands….and send him up, up and away. Not for good of course!. With a Floating Images hot air…

Make it a Mothers Day to remember!

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Give your Mum a gift – a treasured memory, that she will always remember this Mothers Day. If you’re looking for the perfect surprise to give your Mum on her special day then look no further… a Floating Images magical hot air balloon ride is the answer! Get together with all the siblings and share…

It’s time for a Long Weekend Adventure!

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Can you remember what you did for last year’s Easter weekend? How about Labour Day or Queens Birthday weekends? Make your next long weekend one to remember, make it a weekend to surprise someone, make it a weekend to let your mum, dad, partner or kids know that you want to celebrate your time with…

Tick a hot air balloon flight off your bucket list!

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We all have that long list of things we want to do before we die – travel the world, climb Mount Everest, make a few million dollars… the list goes on! Most of our bucket list items seem to be nothing but wild dreams and fantasies but there is one item you can tick off…