Balloon Aloft Gold Coast

Why Balloon Aloft


Balloon Aloft is one of Australia’s longest running Hot Air Ballooning companies.  We have been flying for over 33 years and have a perfect safety record. Our balloons are always maintained and we have regular safety audits by CASA.

Safety & Fun

Our maintenance team does thorough checks on all equipment after each flight and we have top of the range GPS devices on board as well as ultra-quiet burners giving you comfort and peace of mind. Having an intimate knowledge of the local weather patterns and topography ensures your ultimate safety. Our pilots have well over 800 flying hours behind them, and all have an in-depth knowledge of the weather and topography of the Gold Coast, Brisbane and South-East Queensland.  Can other Hot Air Ballooning companies say the same? 

Balloon Aloft Gold Coast is an Australian Registered Airline operating under the Air Operators Certificate #SQ532306-07 issued by the Australian Civil Aviation Authority (CASA). Balloon Aloft Gold Coast holds and has Insurance on all the aircraft operated within the airline. Hot Air Ballooning is one of the safest forms of aviation in Australia and our team prides itself on our 100% safety record. Our insurance covers our guests from the time they are collected from their accommodation to the time they arrive back up to $20 million dollars AUD.

Experienced Pilots

We are proud to say that we have the Gold Coast’s most experienced pilots. They have flown all over the world, but their favorite place of all is to fly over the beautiful Gold Coast. Some of our pilots have even competed in not only the national ballooning championships, but the world championships! This is an extraordinary achievement which means that you will have a safer, and more exciting balloon experience. Our Chief Pilot and all of our Pilots have passed all the CASA requirements to operate the airline, Balloon Aloft Gold Coast.

Greater flight path

The only Hot Air Balloon company specialising in flying over the Gold Coast!

Flying the Farthest & Highest since 1995! Don’t be tricked into a 30 minute flight with our competitors, we are the ONLY Gold Coast company offering 1 hour flights. Giving you value for money with your Lifetime Experience!

We know this area intimately and have spent a lot of time researching to determine the best and most breath-taking flight paths. All of our launch sites have been carefully selected. We work closely with Gold Coast City and focus on creating long lasting relations with farmers & other property owners around the Gold Coast, which allows us to choose from more launch and landing sites than other companies. 

Balloon Aloft is a local business in every sense of the word. The owners were born & raised in the hinterland regions of the Gold Coast and have more than 30 years of experience in the QLD tourism industry. We employ locals, support local businesses and work closely with the Gold Coast community to share our passion for this beautiful city with its inhabitants & visitors.

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