Hot Air Balloon Altitude Record Attempt, Mildura , Vic Successful Australian Altitude Record by Hot Air Balloon. Piloted by Kiff Saunders from Melbourne Comms by Paul Gibbs from Sydney Paul Gibbs at 32400 feet. Extreme Sportswoman, Heather Swan before the Successful Australian Altitude Record by Hot Air Balloon. Heather made a jump at 22000 feet.

2005 – CHANDON

Chandon became one of Global Ballooning strongest brand partners – purchasing 4 Hot Air Balloons over 10 years. Images of these fabulous balloons are seen all over the world and connect us with the rich history and association Champagne and Ballooning have enjoyed together.


In June 2004 – Australia hosted its first World Hot Air Ballooning Championship held in Mildura Victoria. Nudie came on board as the naming rights sponsor and we all piled up to Sunraysia to enjoy some fine living on a houseboat on the Murray river and also a little bit of balloon flying.


2002 saw the conception of the Mike the Monster hot air balloon (a brainchild of Damien). It was commissioned by Buena Vista to launch the Monsters Inc. DVD in Australia. This project kept Crocko busy for many months dealing with all the legal issues with Disney in Hong Kong.

Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley is a natural amphitheatre that provides perfect conditions for ballooning. Surrounded by mountains, rolling hills, vineyards, stunning fauna and flora, and the Yarra River winding its way through the middle of the Valley makes it is one of the most picturesque ballooning locations in the world. Fog Along The River Launch Time Crown…

1999 ULURU

1999 saw the GB team head up to Ulara Resort with a couple of balloons to meet up with Sean Darby from Alice Springs and his team to fly a large mount of guests of the Regional Radio Bureau. Our scheduled flying day ended up being too windy and the Alice contingent headed home whilst