Balloon Links of General Interest.
Balloons
Official Australian Regulator for Sport Ballooning.
Balloons.

Kavanagh Balloons -

Australia's Balloon Manufacturer.
Balloons.

Bart's Special Shapes-

Unusually Shaped Balloons. (US)
Balloons.

Joop de Wilde's site -

Many World Links about Ballooning. Vast.  (Holland)

Airships etc.

Neville Shute's site

His Early Airship Experiences-Building+Flying+Photos.
Airships.
Airship Museum of original German Company.
Space. NASA Today  Latest Space + Aviation News (US).
Balloon info.
About modern hot air balloons. Their technology,history etc.
Spinal Research.

Spinal Cure Australia

Previously Australasian Spinal Research Trust. -Set up by the Author in 2,000. Maintained for 6 years.
 

Balloon Tours -Australia & New Zealand, Holland, Turkey,UK - Scroll down for more.

Queensland Hot Air – Daily balloon tours from Cairns, Port Douglas, Palm Cove & Mareeba
Their Website
http://www.hotair.com.au
 

Ballooning with Hot Air
Float over the Australian bush at dawn, & experience with Hot Air fantastic panoramic views on a spectacular balloon flight. As well as your balloon flight, a Hot Air tour includes
· A delicious breakfast, free use of Binoculars for bird watching, commentary, souvenir flight certificate.
· Air-conditioned return coach transfers from all hotels, viewing of ballooning video onboard coach.
· Optional In-flight photos available, free entry to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Gallery & Shop
As this tour arrives back mid-morning (approx. 10am) it is an excellent choice for combining with other day tours local tours, like Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway & the Great Barrier Reef.
Balloon Tours start at $A135.00.

Queensland Fly Me To The Moon Hot Air Ballooning
Their Website http://brisbanehotairballooning.com.au
 

Brisbane's best hot air ballooning. One hour flights, daily. Want a short break or a romantic getaway? We have packages including accommodation. Read what past clients say.
Go further and learn to fly a balloon, even get your licence.
We meet our passengers just outside the city at Toowong.
Check out our photo gallery, or call (07) 3423 0400.

N.S.W. Hunter Valley Hot Air Ballooning
Their Website
http://www.huntervalleyballooning.com.au
 

Sunrise flights daily in the beautiful Hunter Valley,(about 2 hrs North of Sydney) followed by a sumptuous champagne breakfast at a restaurant in the wineries. Remember your Hunter Valley hot air balloon flight forever with a unique in-flight photo capturing you above the vines. Book on-line at our site.
Yvette Hall Company Director Tel. 02 4991 3566 Mob. 0409 91 3566

N.S.W. Cloud9 Balloon FlightsParramatta NSW, only 20 minutes from the Sydney central CBD.
Their Website
www.cloud9balloonflights.com.
  Cloud9 Balloon Flights is the only operator flying in the Sydney Metropolitan area.Departing from Old Goverment House in Parramatta Park, Parramatta NSW, only 20 minutes from the Sydney central CBD. We offer city pick ups for tourists. All flights are approx 60 minutes and give you sweeping views of Sydney, city in the east, Blue mountains in the west.
We also offer complimentary photos which are emailed to each passenger after the flight. Breakfast is back at historic Old Government House at Lachlans restaurant.
Our other location is the Hunter Valley, a countryside flight over the vineyards, see our website for more details.
Victoria++ Globosaerostaticos
Their Website http://globosaerostaticos.com/
  Globosaerostaticos, a new site (Aug 07) from Nick Brau is based in Melbourne, yet has Argentinian connections.It offers balloon flights, aerial filming+photography and inflatable structures. Interesting, beautiful and offers Spanish or English languge.
Victoria Global Ballooning
Their Website http://globalballooning.com.au/
  Global Ballooning is an accredited tourism operator with Tourism Alliance, Better Business and others. We also represent corporate clients with our branded balloons including Chandon, Orlando Wyndham and De Bortoli Wines. We run a CASA certified flying school and a team of flying instructors for the issue of commercial balloon pilot licences.
Victoria Peregrine Ballooning
Their Website
http://www.hotairballooning.com.au
  Peregrine Ballooning is Australia's premier hot air ballooning company providing daily flights over the spectacular wine growing area of the Yarra Valley, 1 hr NE of Melbourne. Everyone fly's first class with Peregrine.
contact: ballooning@peregrine.net.au
Phone: 03-9730-2422
Fax: ....03-9730-2433
Victoria Balloon Flights Victoria
Their Website
http://www.balloonflightsvic.com
 

Jenny Houghton. 03 57985417....... Ph 03 57985457....... Fax 0402 136448
Experience rural ballooning at its best as we drift serenely through clean fresh air with the Strathbogie Ranges as a backdrop.
A professional pilot and crew with a love of flying will fly up to eight people for an hour before a hearty breakfast back at our farmhouse.
Your owner and chief pilot Jenny Houghton has been flying for over 20 years and some thousands of hours. She holds a commercial licence for balloons and for aircraft, and is a flying instructor with a command instrument rating.
Crew Chief Ian Dickson is also an experienced aircraft pilot, he maintains radio and visual contact with the balloon and welcomes our return to earth with the traditional glass of champagne.

West.Australia Windward Balloon Adventures
Their Website
http://www.windwardballooning.com
  We are Western Australia's oldest and most experienced Commercial Balloon Operator.
Experience the peace and tranquility of lighter than air flight with the experienced team at Windward Balloon Adventures. Windward conduct champagne balloon flights daily over the picturesque Avon Valley, Western Australia.Windward's team of licensed Commercial Pilots are some of Australia's most experienced aviators affording the company an unparalleled safety record.
Join the exclusive list of corporate associates who choose Windward as their aerial advertising and promotions specialist. Everyone loves the sight of these colourful giants floating gently across the skies.
New Zealand Sunrise Balloons - South Island - Queenstown New Zealand
Their Website
http://www.ballooningnz.com
 

Sunrise Balloons are based at Queenstown, in the Southern Lakes region of New Zealand, and fly daily, all year round, weather permitting. Flights normally take place in the valleys between Queenstown and Arrowtown with magnificent views of the unique terrain. Guests are picked up and after 3 hours of fun and adventure returned to their accommodation.

Turkey Anatolian Balloons
Their Website http://www.anatolianballoons.com
  The common opinion is that Cappadocia in Turkey, is the most pleasant place in the world to fly a balloon.
Since the day it was founded, Anatolian Balloons, has not made any concessions concerning safety and new equipment. We have 15 balloons, some taking 35 passengers. All our baskets are insured according to the number of passengers. Lindstrand, one of the greatest balloon manufacturers of the world, produces all our equipment. Also, we offer Microlight Flights.
Turkey Goreme Balloons
Their Website http://www.goremeballoons.com
  We are the biggest ballooning company in Cappadoccia/Turkey. We own 4 big (200,210,240 and 310) balloons and 3 small(105) balloons.
Last year we had 6.000 clients which made us the biggest ballooning company in Europe.
Suat ULUSOY Balloon Pilot & PR Director - Member of BFA(Balloon Federation of America)
Glouces-UK  
Their Website http://www.exclusiveballooning.co.uk
  Exclusive Ballooning is Europe's leading aerial marketing specialist. We operate Europe's most prestigious hot air balloons and also operate in more countries than any other UK operator. We offer aerial marketing and hot air balloon branding. Also tethered displays, corp hospitality packages, TV, film and aerial photography.
Bristol-UK.. 4-flight Hot Air Balloon group
Their Website http://www.4-flight.co.uk/
  Advice on hot air balloon rides, ballooning technology, the history of balloon flight, balloon art and pictures, our favorite hot air balloon festivals, and ballooning books. Please read our free essential guide to Hot Air Balloon rides. An independent group.
Kent-UK. Classic Hot Air Balloons-UK
Their Website http://www.ballooning.fsnet.co.uk/index.htm
  Hot Air Balloons for advertising, corporate entertainment, parties, films, TV and photoshoots. Specialists in flying and tethering hot air balloons using stock or custom built hot air balloons with your logo.
Links to "Aerostat", the magazine of the British Balloon and Airship Club.
Netherlands Balloon Airborne Service [ Ballonvaart in NL ]
 

http://www.balloonairborneservice.com

  Balloon rides and other services?? Great photos. Site all in Dutch language.
 
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