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Beyond Ballooning is the Hunter Valley’s premium hot air balloon flight company, catering for small or large groups with first class equipment and an experienced team. Beyond Ballooning is a family business, locally owned and operated in the Hunter Valley.

406 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

Beyond Ballooning goes above and  beyond in every way delivering the ultimate ballooning experience. We offer a champagne buffet breakfast and digital photo collection with all our flight packages along with a 100% refund should your flight be cancelled due to weather.


About Us


Our Balloons: All our balloons are registered aircraft with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). Our balloons undergo regular maintenance & safety audits. Our equipment is state of the art ensuring our passengers safety and comfort.


Our Pilots: Beyond Ballooning employs Australian pilots with a wealth of local knowledge and a strong emphasis on safety. Our pilots hold various overseas qualifications in both balloons and fixed wing aircraft.


Our Crew: Beyond Ballooning ground crew attend regular safety training & are there to assist the pilots & passengers to ensure you have a safe morning but most of all loads of fun!


Our Equipment: Our custom built trailers and vehicles ensure your safety throughout the morning with no need for heavy lifting or standing behind reversing vehicles giving you more time to talk about your flight and take in the Hunter Valley surroundings.


Locally owned and operated: Beyond Ballooning is a locally owned business in every sense of the word. We employ Hunter Valley locals and we strongly support local business and community.


Comfortable Flying: Beyond Ballooning can cater for small or large groups to suit your needs. We ensure that every passenger gets the most out of the experience, while guarantying you an abundance of personal space to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable flight.


Flight Flexibility : Beyond Ballooning offers a 100% flight fee refund if your flight is cancelled due to weather. This ensures that you are not stuck with a ticket if your only visiting the Hunter Valley and the flight is cancelled.


Our flights are sunrise only flights and include free champagne buffet breakfast and digital photo.  Meeting times vary between 4.30am and 6.00am depending on your flight date.  


All passengers must be fit to fly  - i.e. no major knee, back or neck problems. Must be able to stand unassisted for 1 hour. Unfortunately we cannot fly pregnant passengers.  Weight and age restrictions apply. 


Notable Features


VIP Balloon Flights       Corporate       Champagne Breakfast       Gift Certificates       100% Full Refund If Flight Cancelled Due To Weather