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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Balloon rides, Outdoor Activities, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The Experience of a Lifetime, Happening Right Now! Offering launch...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Balloon rides, Outdoor Activities, Sightseeing Tours
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Most beautiful thing I've ever done. Staff was great at making you feel safe and welcome. Run don't walk. This is an experience you don't want to miss.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This was my first time in a hot air balloon, and I love it. I went with my mother, who is slightly afraid of heights, but she had no problems with this. You don't really have any sensation of motion while in the basket. Our pilot Taylor, was wonderful. He was very professional yet still very comical. Even when I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It was a perfect experience under blue skies with our excellent host and pilot, Mark, who knows the area well. The views were stunning and we went up to 4,000 feet, then down into a valley to get a closer look at the desert landscape. There were about 8 other balloons in the sky for the sunrise trip, giving us... More 

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Carling Township RR 1 Nobel ON CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very professional company. Picked our senior's group up at 5:45 a.m. and took us out to the edge of Mesa. A real hands on experience helping to set up the balloon and the basket for a dawn flight. Took all safety precautions and made all of us feel comfortable. After a 1 hour flight we were safely back on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My son and I went on a balloon ride with Rainbow Ryders in Phoenix, and it was wonderful, our pilot Al was just great. Outstanding would go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Fly wit "Altitude" Al was great, we were above 8,000ft!, great experience, fun, fantastic views! The guys at rainbow take the time to find the best launching place, abd that made a difference on the altitude we could reach!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This has been on my bucket list FOREVER....but my husband is deathly afraid of heights, so it took a lot of convincing on my part to get him to do this with me. I finally convinced him and during the whole ride Patrick Stevens, our pilot (BEST EVER) made him feel comfortable and never made him feel embarrassed when he... More 

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We have lived in the Phoenix area many years & hubby finally convinced me to go on a hot air balloon ride ( I am not fond of heights ). I am so thrilled I did! It was an amazing experience. My height phobia was not an issue and one just feels like they are floating the whole time in... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Beautiful trip and very well organized. Both Dar and Chris are friendly and funny. Totally enjoyable from start to finish. We chose the sunset and landed at just about sundown. All around a top enjoyable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

So I would never in my life think I would go hot air balloon ride. Went early morning. Wear warm clothes.Staff was great and knowledgeable landing wasn't bad and we had brunch and mimosas at the end...must try.

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