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Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company

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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...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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715 E Covey Ln Ste 100, Phoenix, AZ 85024
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing! My husband and two girls 9 and 11 went Friday and loved every minute. Andy was our pilot and he was perfect funny, knowledgeable and patient with my kids questions. This was my husbands and I second hot air ballon ride and this one...More

Thank B3750YFhollyt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a balloon ride recently while in town on personal business and for our anniversary. Rainbow Ryders is a wonderful organization - starting with your booking process to the champagne toast after your flight. The entire staff worked very well together. This was one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rebeccaw246
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend Patrick as your pilot. 28+ years experience and great personality. We’ve gone up with him 2 years in a row and both times had a blast.

2  Thank crobert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From pickup at our hotel through the post-flight mimosas and brunch, this was an absolutely flawless experience. The staff are charming and funny without that "trying-too-hard" feeling at some tourist spots. The ride from office to launch site is only about 20 minutes, and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best experiences . Profesional , Perfect. You really enjoy . of my sensations of fly float (airplane, helicopter, parachuting, Penta) this I s the best .... it is enjoyed too. it's like being in heaven.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ggghhh1967
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thank you for the wonderful review. It is truly an amazing experience getting to fly and we're so glad you chose to experience that with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this trip! We took off at the ground with 12 other balloons and it was beautiful. Also it was super fun to volunteer to help pack up the balloon!

Thank B8514YScharlottes
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the awesome review and for sharing your breathtaking photos! We’re glad you had fun and enjoyed the process and surely appreciate the help as well!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can only say good things about this trip. The company was very professional and we felt perfectly safe the whole time. The base station was modern and clean, the equipment was in good condition and the staff obviously were very experienced and professional. Moreover...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dirk S
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, and thank you for such a kind review! As safety is our number one priority, we are so happy to hear that you felt satisfied in that aspect as well as with the cleanliness of our facility and equipment condition. We are thrilled you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

HUGE THANK YOU to our pilot, Patrick, and our ground crewman, Pete, for sharing your skill and love for ballooning with us and helping us celebrate our 29th Wedding Anniversary IN STYLE!! I usually have issues with heights and was initially a tiny bit nervous...More

Thank LadyRedTX
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review and super cool picture! We are so glad that we were able to make your anniversary a wonderful bucket list experience. Congrats on 29 years! There is nothing quite like seeing the Phoenix views from a hot air...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I celebrated my 30th Birthday in the air today with no other then Rainbow Ryders. I traveled all the way from Connecticut to Arizona and was truly pleased. My Birthday went without a hiccup. Jesse my Pilot was the BEST BEST BEST. He genuinely LOVES...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank whitluv22
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and happy belated birthday! We are so glad that we could give you a wonderful bucket list birthday experience! We will definitely make sure to let Jesse know that he was able to make this experience so memorable for you. Safe travels!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time! Brook, our pilot, was fun and knowledgeable. We felt safe with the balloon we’ll under (or above🤪) his command. The crew worked very hard to keep everything organized and safe. I’d go again any time. It was not scary just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank barniedo
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for the kind review and beautiful pictures. We are so glad that you had such a wonderful flight with our pilot Brooke. We will always make sure that everyone has a safe but fun experience! We hope to see you back...More

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jjgunther
December 25, 2018|
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Response from RainbowRyders1 | Property representative |
Good question! We will meet at our office location (715 E. Covey Lane) and then drive you out in our chase crew vans to our launch site for the day.
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178missyd
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Marcie G | Reviewed this property |
It's not windy up in the balloon. A selfie stick would work fine.
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77yangw
June 11, 2018|
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Response from akarlova1 | Reviewed this property |
They picked us up from a hotel near the airport. I'm sure if you call them they'll be able to arrange that for you. The driver was awesome and really made the drive up a lot of fun. Even at 5 a.m.
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