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Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company

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Address: 1725 W Williams Dr Suite 39, Phoenix, AZ
Phone Number: +1 480-299-0154
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The Experience of a Lifetime, Happening Right Now! Offering launch times of...

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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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix
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Had a great sunrise flight, our pilot Mark was the best, and yes I can say that since this was our 4th balloon ride and it was great. We were a party of four, including our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great sunrise flight, our pilot Mark was the best, and yes I can say that since this was our 4th balloon ride and it was great. We were a party of four, including our granddaughter, it was her first flight and Mark was amazing with her, kept giving her cold towels to put on her neck to keep... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I didn't go that far (LOL), but we really enjoyed the 2500 ft flight. We decided to take the sunrise ride for our anniversary; we weren't disappointed. Watching the sunrise gradually rise over the mountains was awe inspiring. The weather was ideal. My wife and I had a great time. Our pilot, Patrick, and ground crew were... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We LOVED our hot air balloon experience with Rainbow Ryders! Our pilot, Taylor, was hilarious and made the trip very enjoyable. He was very knowledgable about the local are and vegetation. We were in the air for over an hour due to excellent weather conditions. The champagne toast and pastries after the flight were a nice touch! Definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Great time flying over the desert with Mark as our pilot! We had a smooth sailing and landing experience. We had fun with some ladies from Oklahoma City and a couple and their daughter from San Diego. We spotted some desert wildlife from 6000 feet in the air over a distance of a 12 mile flight.

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best time on this hot air balloon ride! It was one of the best parts of our trip. Craig made my husband super comfortable even though he is petrified of heights and he ended up loving the trip and wants to do it again! Shawn and randy were super fast and friendly helping out with everything they possibly... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our management team of 11 took a balloon ride with Patrick. He was very professional and had a great sense of humor. He had a number of factoids that made the trip very educational and interesting (besides the pure beauty of the desert). We saw a javelina hog, jack rabbits, deer, burros, hawks, etc. Our team enjoyed it so much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those who don’t enjoy waking up early on vacation, you may wish to make an exception for Rainbow Ryders in Phoenix, AZ! The experience was exhilarating and memorable. Starting before sunrise, this excursion is great for singles, couples or small groups. A light jacket is recommended as it is cold once cruising altitude is reached. The outing starts by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Patrick was a great pilot, kept us entertained... and laughing throughout the flight. I had never ridden before and it exceeded my expectations. Made getting up at 4AM totally worth it!

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Crystal City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our balloon ride was the best!! I was nervous, but, out pilot, Patrick, made it an enjoyable and memorable experience. He and the entire staff were professional, entertaining, funny and very friendly. Their calm demeanor helped ease any anxiety I was having and I walked away glad that I had participated. I would definitely recommend the company, Patrick and the... More 

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RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this review

Thank you Rose! We try our very best to ease any anxiety someone might be having. We are so glad to hear that Patrick was able to do that for you! We’re so happy you decided to give us a try and hope to see you again in the future. Until Next Time, RR More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

For years I've had a balloon ride on my bucket list and this year I received 2 tickets from my sister as a birthday gift. I scheduled my flight with Marissa, who made the booking easy and fast. My friend and I arrived the next day for our sunrise flight and check in was fast as well. We were shuttled... More 

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RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this review

Checking off bucket lists is what we do best! We are so pleased that you had a phenomenal experience and really appreciate the time you took to write this review for us. We always love hearing when people have a good experience. We hope to see you again! More 

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