The top 12 exclusive RedBalloon experiences

by Brittany Wheeler

At RedBalloon, we work hard with our suppliers to curate a range of unique experiences that can’t be found anywhere else so our customers can live life to the fullest and create lifelong memories. Whether you’re looking to treat yourself or spoil a loved one with an out-of-the-box gift they’ll never forget, we’ve got you covered. From an overnight stay on a luxury yacht with all of the trimmings to a customisable chef’s table experience at a celebrity restaurant, scroll on to discover our top 12 exclusive experiences as voted by staff.

Super yacht accommodation South Stradbroke Island
QLD: Overnight yacht stay with breakfast, bubbles and more – for 2

Get a taste of the high life with an overnight stay on a multi-million dollar yacht, the Black Diamond. Cruising from Sanctuary Cove to South Stradbroke Island for the night, you’ll be treated to a cheese platter, bottle of bubbles, dinner and a hot cooked breakfast served by your own personal stewardess.

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Drive a Lamborghini and Ferrari with rum tour
VIC: 30 minute drive in a Lamborghini and Ferrari with rum tour

Indulge in your sports car dreams as you cruise around the Mornington Peninsula in a Lamborghini and Ferrari. After 60 minutes of excitement on the road, you’ll wind down with a behind the scenes tour and tasting at JimmyRum Distillery. An incredible bucket list experience!

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Glass Brasserie at Hilton Hotel Sydney
NSW: Chef’s table at glass brasserie with champagne – for 4

Avid gourmands will be blown away by this chef’s table experience at celebrity chef Luke Mangan’s glass brasserie. Tucked away in your own private area overlooking the kitchen, you’ll watch your three custom courses be prepared before the chef talks you through each dish. Champagne and oysters on arrival kicks off the culinary journey.

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Wine blending class
SA: Penfolds make your own blend wine making experience -for 2

Have you always dreamt of making your own perfect bottle of wine? This interactive experience at Penfolds Barossa Valley will having you do just that. You’ll learn about wine and their winemaking processes before creating your own delicious concoction to take home.

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Levantine Hill Winery
VIC: Private helicopter flight and winery lunch at EZARD – for 2

Perfect for a milestone celebration, this is a day out you’ll never forget! Take to the skies with your significant other for a private helicopter flight to the Yarra Valley where you’ll touch down to indulge in a three course lunch at Levantine Hill Estate’s restaurant EZARD. Afterwards, you’ll re-board the chopper and cruise back to Melbourne.

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Private rainforest canyoning for two in Albion Park
NSW: Private rainforest canyoning – for 2

Adventure seekers will love this private canyoning adventure just an hour south of Sydney, offering magnificent scenery, abseils, waterfall jumps and rock slides. Reconnect with nature and each other over a full day of exploration.

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Tasmanian ocean seafood cruise
TAS: Tasmanian ocean to plate seafood cruise

Prepare yourself for a gastronomic adventure like no other. Spend an unforgettable day cruising on pristine waterways as you gather fresh Tasmanian seafood. Feast on rock lobster, oysters shucked straight from the shell and watch your guide dive for wild abalone and sea urchin before enjoying lunch in a secluded bay.

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Design Your Own Foodie Tasting Tour - Byron Bay - For 2
NSW: Design your own food tasting tour

Byron Bay and the Tweed is famous for their fresh, local produce. With your very own private guide, embark on an exciting foodie tour exploring the hidden gems and hotspots in the area. Your expert guide will lead the way, curating a special itinerary based on your food and sightseeing needs.

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South Australia castle escape
SA: Romantic queen of the castle escape – for 2

Experience the charm of a bygone era with an overnight stay at a medieval castle. Imagine beautiful French tapestries, antique furnishings, hand-painted ceilings and perfectly manicured gardens. Staying in an exquisite suite, you can snuggle up by the fireplace, savour port and chocolate, and enjoy a three course dinner served to your suite dining room. You will feel like royalty!

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Deer Duck Bistro, Brisbane
QLD: 9 course chef-hatted degustation with matching wines – for 2

Experience fine dining at its best at the award-winning Deer Duck Bistro. This 9 course degustation perfectly blends French and modern Australian cuisine and is served alongside beautifully matched wines.

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Girls weekend in Dunsborough
WA: Epic girls weekend with breakfast and activities – for 6

Gather your best friends together for a weekend full of fun, laughter and activities. This 2 night getaway takes place at a beachfront resort in Dunsborough and includes bubbles on arrival, daily breakfast and three awesome activities of your choice such as champagne pilates, cocktail making, horse riding and more. The provider will work with you to customise the ultimate girls’ trip.

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Private Sydney yacht cruise and seafood platter
NSW: Romantic private yacht cruise and seafood platter – for 2

Cruise in style on board your own private yacht along the glorious Pittwater. Over 2.5 fun-filled hours, bask in the sun, refresh yourself with a swim and tuck into a delicious seafood platter in a secluded bay. Could you think of anything more romantic?

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