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“Spectacular Sunrise ”
Review of Outback Ballooning

Outback Ballooning
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US$31.82*
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Early Morning Ballooning in Alice Springs
Ranked #13 of 33 Tours in Alice Springs
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: OUTBACK BALLOONING ALICE SPRINGS: Whilst floating gently in the air you will appreciate the vast remoteness and scenery of the Australian outback. Wildlife, such as big red kangaroos are seen nearly every day as your balloon crosses spinifex grasses, mulga scrub and cattle stations. The tour includes return transfer from your accommodation in Alice Springs, sparkling wine and light refreshments plus a flight certificate. 30 Or 60 minute balloon flights available. Daily departures.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A spectacular way to watch sunrise over the West MacDonnell Ranges. A well organised activity including hotel pick up and drop off and a champagne breakfast (home by around 9.30am)

Thank Jenna S
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Enjoyed a 30 min plus trip with a full basket of 24 people across southern Alice Springs with great views of the Western Macs. Was warmer up in air than on ground, but still needed to rug up a bit. Where clothes you are happy to get dirty as you help to fold up the balloon at end and usually on dusty area.

Thank Neville B
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I booked the one hour flight but unfortunately they could not get the number and I was sorely disappointed with the 30 minutes flight. From the comments I read, this was not isolated and perhaps this company should not offer the 60 minutes if they cannot get the customers.

In saying that though, the 30 minutes was quite adequate in getting a feel for ballooning and the landscape. Not sure what the extra 30 minutes may add, but I was quite satisfied with the 30 minutes. The guides and pilot were friendly and helpful and had a cheery disposition required for this line of work.

I'd recommend the 30 minutes. As I said, better to go 30 than to risk 60 which may add nothing and disappoint when not enough people join.

Thank Perry W
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dawn hot air baloon ride this morning
The whole set up from pick up to drop off was professional and friendly
The actual ride was great fun and a very gentle way to fly, even the landing was reasonably smooth
Be prepared to get a bit dusty if you decide, like all our trip did, to help pack up the baloon.
Thanks to Jerry and Marco (ground crew) and our pilot Duncan
I would thoroughly recommend this ecperience

Thank Flamingo3820
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

If you can only do one thing in Alice Springs, this is it. This was THE highlight of our Red Centre adventure. Float above the vast plains as you watch the sun rise. Kangaroos hop beneath you as you glide over the scrub. Finish off by helping to pack the balloon (if you want to), then sip a glass of bubbles as you learn the history and traditions of ballooning.

1  Thank Peter K
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