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Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley

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Address: 25 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Fly in a hot air balloon over the city of Melbourne or the beautiful Yarra...

Fly in a hot air balloon over the city of Melbourne or the beautiful Yarra Valley. Experience the wonders of the oldest form of human flight, moving majestically through the skies as the world awakens below you.

Picture This Ballooning have been flying hot air balloons in Australia and overseas since 1996, delighting thousands of passengers a year and also operating branded & 'special shape' balloons for a number of companies.

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A very professional and relaxing ride. Very professional in the preparation and execution of our morning flight over Melbourne.

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very professional and relaxing ride. Very professional in the preparation and execution of our morning flight over Melbourne.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took my Mum and we both had a brilliant time. The event unfortunately was cancelled 3 times in a row due to poor weather, but we managed to get out on the 4th time and it was well worth the wait. The staff were excellent, and the experience itself was alot of fun - much better than I was... More 

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Brady Thank you so much for your review and i'm so glad we got to fly you on your 4th try and thank you for your patience working with the Melbourne weather which can sometimes be a little frustrating. I am pleased to read you found it better than you had anticipated and loved the breakfast afterwards to cap... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I would recommend Picture This Ballooning flight over Melbourne. It took about 1 hour which was about right. Crew team are very experienced, made us feel secure when flying at that height. Great breakfast. Thank you for the great experience.

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Sunny Thank you for taking the time to write, i'm so glad you found it safe and secure and a lovely experience. Most flight last 1 hour but including the coffee/tea check in, driving out and back and setting up, packing away and breakfast you are out with us for 4 - 5 hours in total. We hope to... More 

Ballarat, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the best time even though I have a fear of heights I would do this over and over again! The staff were amazing can't wait to see the photos

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Livaw27, Thank you so much for your review and i hope you've had your pictures now as a memory of your morning with us. I hope that you might join us again sometime, have a great Anzac Day holiday Andrew More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic way to start the day! The team at Picture This were great - nice, friendly and very informative. Absolutely magnificent views! Totally recommend.

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Cheryl, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how happy you were with our service, it makes our job even more rewarding. Have a great Anzac Day week ahead. Andrew and all the team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a well run exercise where you get taken in from start to finish. Just an amazing feeling !!!!! Guys were very helpful

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to submit a review of your morning with Hendo and myself. It's was a pleasure having you along. Enjoy your Anzac Day week Andrew More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The balloon flight over Melbourne was amazing. A truly great adventure. The communication by the staff and pilot prior to the flight was excellent.

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Marlen, Thank you so much for your short review of your morning spent with us and for choosing to fly with us. Hope to see you again. Andrew and all the team More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best experience I have ever for in Melbourne. Pointing out all the sights and going up with the other balloons was amazing. I would do it again in a heartbeat. Thank you to our pilot Peter and Ben for making it such a great morning, the 4:15am wake up call was well worth it!!!!

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Emma, Thank you for taking the time to write a short review of your City flight with Peter and Ben. I'm glad you found the early start so rewarding, loved the sights and we do look forward to seeing you again in the next heartbeat. Enjoy your Anzac Day week ahead Andrew, Pete, Ben and all the team More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience! We had Victor and Panda as our guides, they explained each step of the process which makes you feel very safe. They also answered any questions we had and gave us the history of ballooning traditions. You help with the set up and pack up of balloon that makes you feel every part of the whole experience.... More 

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Laura, Thank you so much for your review of your city flight with Viktor and I think you mean Hendo. I'm so please to read you had an informative, safe and amazing experience and enjoyed your in flight photo's as a reminder of your morning spent with us in the sky. Thank you for choosing to fly with us.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an incredible experience this was. Absolute breathtaking views through the city. Our pilot Andy was very informative & very helpful throughout the whole experience. My girlfriend & I absolutely loved it & we would strongly recommend it to anyone. The morning was capped off by the most amazing breakfast in a 5 star restaurant.

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TeamPTB, City Pilot at Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley, responded to this review

Hello Luka, Thank you so much for your review of your city flight with myself. I'm so glad your girlfriend and yourself enjoyed the breathtaking views and the Sofitel breakfast to cap it off. We hope to see you, your family or friends again sometime. Andrew More 

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