Hot Air Balloon in Melbourne, Australia
See the world from up above with a hot air balloon ride in Melbourne
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About Hot Air Balloon in Melbourne
Hot air balloon ride in Melbourne is a once in a lifetime experience which one can have. It is a truly wonderful experience and the best and most luxurious way to view the entire city of Melbourne while one is high up in the sky. It is an absolute sensational way to have a panoramic sight of the place from the skies. One can also witness many iconic views present in Melbourne such as the MCG, Albert Park Formula 1 racetrack, The Shrine Remembrance and many others. The geographic features of Melbourne permits its visitors and travelers to have a hot air balloon ride experience here. The smooth blowing winds also tend to offer the people a memorable experience. Many major cities do not permit this adventure due to various reasons. Melbourne is amongst some of the cities which allow hot air balloon ride and thus attracts numerous visitors every year.
The best time to go for a hot air balloon ride is during sunrise between the months of April to October. The smooth winds blowing during this time and the clear skies compliment one’s ride making it the most cherished moment of life. This is a unique experience right from the time the hot air balloon takes off from land and as it soars high up in the sky giving one a stunning and admirable view. The calmness which one experiences when high up in the sky is something which is rare. See all the skyscrapers and also witness the beautiful sunrise. These moments are extremely priceless. The tranquility which one feels when one is high up in the air is totally worth it. Usually, hot air balloon rides last up to an hour. Glide through the pretty sights beneath and witness the view from up above the sky and cherish them. Also, a hot air balloon ride is the best place to propose to the significant other when soaring in the sky. The experience is just incredible, and the views are mind-blowing. This is truly a must have experience in Melbourne.
Hot air ballooning ride is considered to be safe. However, opting to have a hot air balloon ride while the atmosphere is windy, rainy or foggy can lead to serious safety issues so always try to choose a time when the sky is clear of clouds, and the wind blows smoothly.
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Trip to BhutanA week has passed since we returned from the Bhutan Trip and still unable to get over the wonderful time we had together. The holiday was ab unforgettable experience for all 10 of us in the Group. I traveled from Melbourne Australia to join my brother and sisters and their families at Bhubaneswar, then took train to NJP from where we were picked up by AD Tours and Travels for 6 nights 7 days tour of the wonderful land of Bhutan. Damber with who I made the initial contact is an amazing guy as he so meticulously arranged everything for us including tour planning, guide and hotels which really worked well for us and were to the liking of everyone in the Team. Phubjika Valley and Tigers nest were the most beautiful places apart from Timphu, Punakha and Paro. Suman Rai was an exceptional guide and so was the driver Jombay. Being an Australian Citizen, the tour fees were very high for me, however is worth of it at the end. Wherever we visited we noticed people are so nice and friendly. Many within the Team are dog lovers and noticed them so good to welcome the visitors at every place. They perhaps very well represent the humbleness of Bhutan. Hotel staff are very friendly. All Team members are aligned with the above score.
Trip to MelbourneOverall it was a good trip .All pick ups were timely . Hotel were ok but for Melbourne .Paramatta river cruise was on and we did it by paying extra at spot which was conveyed by Wanderbird as " off on the day". Had no issues with rental car agencies. Raunak was helpful and was available as and when needed .
Trip to MelbourneIt was a great tour organised by Travel triangle. Everything gone very smooth without any trouble. Hotels in Sydney and Gold Coast were excellent, hotel in Melbourne was average. Itinerary provided was very informative and helpful. Arranged local transportations were very comfortable. In the end I would like to thank to Travel triangle and Fantabulous which was the tour travel agent for making my trip memorable. Great ocean trip was the best memory of the trip.
Trip to MelbourneWe are the widely traveled senior citizens chose to visit Australia and covered Melbourne, Gold-Coast, Cairns and Sydney. The services of Travel Triangle & Fantabulous are great in general and the interactions with Ishita & Narendar is really superb. Appreciate Ishita's patience and cool handling of demanding customers like me. Narendar is meticulous. But, Travel Triangle/Fantabulous need to go a long way and required to improve & innovate the "Flight-Booking-System and Method" without hurting or taxing both sides.
Trip to MelbourneI could customize my trip and also everything was as per plan and hassle free. i have only one suggestion- Please aware customer about the Visa deadlines when you yourself bear the cost. It costed me more and risk of not meeting deadline was faced just because of lack of communication on time. Also the victoria hotel in melbourne is good. But my experience with Novotel Rockford hotel in sydney was not good.
Trip to MelbourneHi, it was our first foreign trip to Australia through Travel Triangle agent (Wanderbird Holidays) and if i tell you in one word than it was awesome. There was deflection from what was provided in the itinerary at he time of booking. hats off to Raunak, he convinced us with his great knowledge and skill and explained each and every information. he is friendly too, so there was no hesitation in asking what we dont know. our Australia tour includes three destination Gold Coast Melbourne and Sydney. the transfer facility at each airport was will recognizable and there was no confusion for us being the first time visitor. Novotel at gold coast was Avg. hotel however Crown Promenade at melbourn was awesome. At Sydney we were a little disappointed with the Rendezvous hotel, and this should be worked on . over all it was an excellent experience and worth spending through WanderBird Holidays. Thansk a lot Raunak, this trip will never be forgotten and same goes with the wander bird..
Trip to MelbourneWe did not like the arrangements at all. They could have been much better planned and executed if they would have thought about their customers even a bit. After hundreds of calls, messages and emails from my husband, the final vouchers were handed to us 8 hours before our flight.. we did not even have time to take a careful look at them.. The sightseeing tours were not selected thoughtfully. Most of the sightseeings were at max 1.5 hours long and repititive like the Skydeck in Melbourne, Skypoint in Gold coast, Harbour cruise in Sydney, etc.. and then the entire day was left free, which is good for some days but not all days which was the case with us. Better sightseeing tours should have been planned. We had to book several additional sightseeing tours on Viator.com so as to be able to experience Australia.. If we would have followed only the itinerary prepared by the agent, we wouldn't even have seen a Kangaroo or Koala Bear even after spending so much money and staying for 10 days in Australia.. It was evident that the cheapest of sightseeing tours available were booked for us, for example, the cruise in Sydney was an hour long and consisted of us just sitting on a ferry and seeing the harbour without anyone telling us what we are seeing.. It was a complete waste of time, we got much more information while riding on Ferries for our visit to the zoo that we booked separately.. No pickups from our Hotels were arranged even when complimentary pickups were available with the tours booked.. No directions were provided to us regarding where to reach and how.. No information on local transport available and how to travel was provided.. We know how Google Maps work and therefore got to the specified locations, however, any aged or not so tech savvy travellers would have missed their tours repeatedly.. It was a total chaos. On top of all that, this was my husband's birthday trip and he had told this to the agent several times, but they were not even courteous enough to book us a cake.. The agent wished a very Happy Birthday to my husband on Whatsapp though.. The rooms booked for us in Sydney didn't have complimentary breakfast and were so small that there was hardly any space to stand apart from the queen bed that was provided to the 2 of us.. The upgrades were available starting at just Rs. 1500 per night but they booked us the cheapest option so that they could pocket as much money as possible.. We felt cheated time and again during the entire trip. We will never travel with HubHolidays again and would suggest others too not to make that mistake..
Trip to BaliThanks to Pooja.Thanks for the Bali trip that you guys planned for. Further, I also need land package deals for Melbourne and Sydney for around 7-8 days. Reply or call for your feedback.
Trip to MelbourneHad a 8D 7N solo tour covering Melbourne, Cairns and Sydney. On the co-ordination front, doesn't have much room for complaint as everything was well planned and co-ordinated. However, few points that deserve attention are:1. Devere Hotel at Sydney (I had a single room, but the room was extremely small, so much so that I didn't have enough space to open my suitcase completely, although it had a good sea view) 2. Lots of hidden costs involved, which I got to know only a week before the trip; like no transportation services were being provided for the visits to MCG, going and returning from Sydney dinner cruise or the Merlin Combination 3 tickets, no rides at Blue Mountains, etc. Since I visited in summer, it was quite tiring to take an hourly walk every day in the tight schedule. Option of cab/taxi service was there, but I found them very expensive. For me, it is very important that these things should be made very clear during the time of price negotiation by the agency, for effective budget estimation for the traveller. Also, during the time of price negotiation, be conscious of the changes made in the itinerary, as lot of minor things were excluded from the trip while reduction of the tour price, which can't be modified once the invoice is generated. Leaving these aside, it was a nice and refreshing trip.
Trip to MelbourneDear Devansh / Raunaq, The whole trip was very well planned. Selection of the hotels were perfect for the location as it was all in the CBD of all the 4 cities in Australia. Only the hotel in Melbourne - Hilton had a small problem. The room didn't have a window.. All the pick ups and drops to and from the airport were on time and the Guides/ Drivers were very we disciplined. The timings and spacing of all the tours were avidly planned so that we could not feel tired at any point in time during the trip. Hence I would recommend Travel Triangle to others . This was my second time utilisation of your company- previous one was for Vietnam. Personally I would thank Raunaq of Wanderbird Who was consistently in touch with me from the designing of the trip and the execution. Gautam Kumar
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The hot air balloon is made up of three most important parts which are the basket also known as the gondola, the burner and the envelope.
One should wear comfortable casual clothing while going on a hot air balloon ride.
One can go for a hot air balloon ride in Melbourne between the months of April to October. However, the best months are July and August. Look for clear skies and no rain and then make the plans accordingly.
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