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 from their wicker basket. With a unique city and country balloon flight you can experience spectacular sights that are a visual feast to the eyes.
Here’s why Floating Images is the company to take you on your adventure of a lifetime.
Floating Images is a small family business that was established by Graeme and Ruth Day in 1997 with a long standing reputation for professional service with a smile.
They are SE Qld’s only balloon operator with National Tourism accreditation – TQUAL.
They have a personal hand in every customer’s inquiry, booking, every balloon flight is flown by the owner, to ensure you have a great & memorable safe balloon experience.
Graeme is a CASA approved chief pilot. He has over 22 years commercial balloon experience over 3 continents and 17 years flying balloons in South East Queensland. Graeme knows the region he is showing you with an intimate knowledge of the region’s geography & weather.
Graeme provides a very in depth in flight commentary about the region, its history & how balloons fly. All at the same time concentrating on operating & flying the balloon in a safe manner. Past passengers always comment on how easy & professional Graeme makes the balloon flight look! All this, he does with an infectious smile and an adventurous attitude.
Floating Images’ aim is to have our passengers after every flight, leave wearing their own infectious smile, lasting memories, a love & understanding of ballooning.
For Floating Images it is about the ballooning experience, by providing an hour long balloon ride, with only short transfer of 3 to 15 minutes between our meeting & launch sites. Our passengers cannot believe how quickly an hour can pass & wouldn’t want a short 30 minute flight. Passengers have the opportunity to participate & assist in preparing the balloon for flight, in flight photographs are taken and a restaurant breakfast completes the morning’s balloon experience. One to remember!
A hot air balloon flight in Ipswich, just west of Brisbane, is a great way to celebrate one of life’s milestones, to bond with your family or friends, have a company retreat that far exceeds last year’s or simply take some time out to float up, up and away from all of life’s stress. Floating Images’ family-run company will ensure whatever your reason for flying, you will never forget your unique adventure.
Talk to one of our friendly staff today to book your Floating Images balloon ride.