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Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company

Address: 1725 W Williams Dr Suite 39, Phoenix, AZ
Phone Number: +1 480-299-0154
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Ranked #6 of 107 Activities in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: The Experience of a Lifetime, Happening Right Now! Offering launch...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: The Experience of a Lifetime, Happening Right Now! Offering launch times of sunrise and sunset, our year-round flights are approximately one hour over the beautiful North Scottsdale and Sonoran desert area. We provide our guests a traditional champagne ceremony to commemorate your flight, a first flight certificate and post flight food catered by Locally renowned Wildflower Bread Company. We have proudly flown over 170,000 passengers and are the official ride operator of the World's Largest Balloon Event. Call to reserve your flight today and check this once in a lifetime experience off of your bucket list!
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Queen Creek, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Rainbow Ryders have begun service to the east side. We met at 645 at Schnef Farms and watched the basket and balloon unloaded. then they started blowing up the balloon. My old joints had trouble getting the leg over the basket, but they were right there to help me get in. I went by myself, but we had 6 other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Put this on your bucket list!! This was an awesome experience. And the staff and crew could not be more professional. Our guide was knowledgeable and experienced. Safety was top priority.

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Arizona
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We went on a ride out if Queen Creek and loved it!!! The staff was very professional, and we had an awesome ride!! Thank you Rainbow Ryders!!

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Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I have to admit that my wife and I were a little apprehensive before our flight having never been in a hot air balloon before. Our worries were completely unfounded; this group made our entire experience memorable from the moment they greeted us until they said goodbye after our gorgeous balloon flight. I can't put into words how amazing, beautiful... More 

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Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Being up at 7300 feet under a floating balloon is the most tranquil experience imaginable, and I was glad I took the time to do it. From downtown Phoenix, I took the LRT then the 98 Pinnacle Peak bus and so public transit was easy and affordable, even if it did take me 1.5 hours to get there, it was... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Beautiful sunrise ride while visiting Scottsdale. Check it off your bucket list with Rainbow Ryders. Champagne breakfast following the picturesque ride over the desert. Knowledgeable and professional staff. Nice smooth landing.

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Redvers, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We were thrilled with our first balloon ride, it was the highlight of our trip. Since I am a fixed wing pilot I could really appreciate our pilot Patrick's expertise. It was something I will never forget, also our hats off to the ground crew for a job well done!

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Ballarat, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

this was on my bucket list and I am so glad I did it. I am afraid of heights but floating across the sky in a hot air balloon is so peaceful and tranquil you don't even realize you are so high up in the air. The scenery is much the same for the whole hour so if I were... More 

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Victoria, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Although I'm sure experiences can vary due to weather conditions and number of bookings, this is a professional and well run outfit. I really don't think another company could do it better. My family and I had a great experience.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've wanted to knock this off my bucket list and now I have. But wait! It is still on my list. It was so cool I plan to do it again and again! Patrick and the ground crew were great. Safe and exciting. Great for a date.

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