Goldrush Ballooning 

260 Milawa-Bobinawarrah Road Milawa Victoria

A gentle adventure aloft in the High Country .

The valleys of the Victorian High Country offer some of Australia’s best ballooning. Inland from the Great Divide the mornings are sunny with gentle winds. Goldrush’s pilots will navigate you across vineyards at low level and give you spectacular scenic views of the High Country from aloft.

Goldrush’s professional team is lead by World Bronze medalist and five time National Champion Paul Gibbs.

King Valley flights depart Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard. You will see the patchwork of fields and vineyards, with the views expanding to the King and Ovens River, spectacular Mt Buffalo, and the High Country beyond. The delicious Prosecco breakfast at the Lancemore Milawa Hotel is always a treat after the flight.

Goldrush’s Mansfield flight meets at Mansfield Coffee Merchant. You will fly between the Delatite and Broken Rivers with spectacular mountain views. You breakfast back at the Coffee Merchant. This is Victoria’s best value balloon flight.

Why fly with Goldrush: Delicious Prosecco breakfast available after your flight; In-flight photography included; Three year validity on all bookings and gift certificates; Expert and professional local operator based in northeast Victoria; The friendly Goldrush team takes pride in providing you the best experience possible - check Goldrush's reviews.

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A spectacular one-hour flight across the Mansfield basin. Goldrush Ballooning's Mansfield flight is Victoria's Best Value Balloon Flight. Mansfield is nestled in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, an area well-known for its stunning scenery and great ballooning conditions. Surrounded by rolling hills you will fly gently between the Delatite and Broken Rivers with spectacular views down to the northern reaches of Lake Eildon, Mt Timbertop, Mt Buller, and the Great Dividing Range. The Goldrush Ballooning Mansfield Flight package includes: Spectacular one hour sunrise balloon flight; All in-flight photography; three year validity on all Gift Certificates and Flight Bookings; Easy parking at our meeting point in Mansfield; Hosting by our expert team who keep you informed throughout. A delicious and optional Prosecco Breakfast after the flight is available at Mansfield's renowned Coffee Merchant for $30 per person. The complete activity lasts between three and four hours and is suitable for ages 6 to 96. The meeting time varies with the sunrise time throughout the year and is usually around 30 minutes before first light. Full details are contained in your booking confirmation email.
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A one-hour Canola Flight above the brilliant yellow canola fields around the northeast Silo Art Trail north of Benalla. Be immersed in colour. The psychology of colour defines yellow as the colour of happiness, positivity, and energy - this balloon flight across the brilliant yellow canola fields will bring optimism and enthusiasm to your life. Goldrush's Canola Flights are conducted above the expansive bright yellow canola fields around the Silo Art Trail in northeast Victoria, meeting at the Gliding Club of Victoria, Benalla aerodrome. The Goldrush Ballooning Canola Flight experience includes: Transfers in the 4WD to the launch site, and return from the landing; A full passenger safety briefing before take-off; Spectacular one-hour sunrise balloon flight across the canola fields. In-flight photography during the flight, to prove you were there. Hosting by the expert team who keep you informed throughout. A glass of King Valley Prosecco and chocolates after the flight. Limited Flight Season - The canola fields are only in flower in August and September, therefore the availability of this flight is limited and seasonal.
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A beautiful one hour balloon flight in the King Valley. Take in the beautiful King Valley and surrounds in your balloon at dawn. From the vineyards and patchwork of fields, the views expand to the King and Ovens Rivers, spectacular Mt Buffalo, and the High Country beyond. Get a real sense of this spirited wine region from aloft and the enormous potential of the region to produce European wine varietals and gourmet produce. Complete the experience with a Prosecco breakfast afterwards. The Goldrush Ballooning King Valley Flight Experience includes: Spectacular one hour sunrise balloon flight across the King Valley; In-flight photography during the flight, to prove you were there; Easy parking at Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard; Hosting by their expert team who keep you informed throughout. A delicious and optional Prosecco Breakfast after the flight is available for $30 per person. The complete activity lasts between three and four hours and is suitable for ages 6 to 96. The meeting time varies with the sunrise time throughout the year and is usually around 30 minutes before first light. Full details are contained in your booking confirmation email.
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