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Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company

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Address: 1725 W Williams Dr Suite 39, Phoenix, AZ
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+1 480-299-0154
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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 locally crafted delights prepared by Locally renowned Chef Bruce Brown.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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$178.99*
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Sunset Hot Air Balloon Ride over Phoenix
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$159.00*
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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix

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Sunset Balloon Ride

My sister organized a group of 11 to go on this trip and 9 of the 11 had never gone before. It was an Awesome experience, Sunsets in AZ are some of the most beautiful in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My sister organized a group of 11 to go on this trip and 9 of the 11 had never gone before. It was an Awesome experience, Sunsets in AZ are some of the most beautiful in the world and should no be missed. The Crew, Sean, Pete and Dane were outstanding. Craig is by far the most entertaining Pilot. He... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took am PM flight with Captain Craig and his crew. It was awesome. We felt very safe, the view was amazing and Craig did a great job.

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Thank Qzthgb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had the best experience with Rainbow Ryders. The morning I had my ballon ride was so beautiful. All of the staff and crew were so friendly and enjoyable to be around during the entire trip. It was great to take so many pictures of Arizona and enjoy an awesome morning with these great people.

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North Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We shared our basket with 2 other couples and we had had a great time! Crew professional and also had some good "lines" Very relaxing and exciting at the same time. Highly recommend this experience. It was my 70th birthday and they helped make my birthday memorable. Thanks again!

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

We are so thankful you flew with us on your 70th birthday, and we are happy to hear that everyone involved made it memorable for you. We hope to take you back in the Arizona sky sometime soon! Continue making memories, RR More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Hot Air Experience company with offices in Phoenix & Albuquerque. The guides are personable & professional. One of the super things about this company is that they can do tethered balloons for a company event. Your guests get to go up 20 or 30 feet for the "experience" even if it's not for a full on ballooon ride!

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

We are happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed our tethered balloon rides. Thank you for your kind words, and we hope your event went off without a hitch! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a great morning! Andy our pilot was so great. We had a wonderful morning and could not ask for anything more from them. The whole team was perfect. Thanks guys! We will surely come back.

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

Thank you so much for taking a tour with us! We are glad you enjoyed your sunrise balloon ride with Andy, and we can’t wait to see you all when you come back. Soft landings, RR More 

Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Patrick was our balloon pilot and he was outstanding. With 26 years of experience, Patrick is their senior pilot and we were glad we got him. We probably rode for 12 miles which is longer than usual. The winds were in our favor to enjoy a longer than usual ride. We just kept going and going. We went well over... More 

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Thank Whofan70
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this review

We love your pictures! It looks like the Arizona sky put on a show for you all. We’re very grateful for Patrick, and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed him as your pilot. Thank you so much for sharing those photos and choosing to fly with us. If you’re ever back in town, look us up, and we’d... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time from start to finish. We went up with Craig in Phoenix. Kept us informed every step of the way as well as entertained. This was my first hot air balloon ride and felt safe the whole time. Views were spectacular and floating through the air peaceful. We had a great landing thanks to Craig and crew. I would... More 

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

We're grateful that you chose to fly with our company for your first ever balloon ride over Phoenix! We agree the Arizona desert truly has some spectacular views from hundreds of feet up in the air. Thank you for your review, and we are happy to hear you enjoyed Craig as your guide in the sky. Soft landings, RR More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you, Andy Williams, ballooner extraordinaire! What a wonderful experience! This beautiful part of our country seen from the basket of a hot air balloon, paired with the knowledgable and comedic pilot, Andy Williams, was the highlight of our trip! Don't let fear stop you from this peaceful, gentle, beautiful experience--I almost did. I consider myself to have a fear... More 

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

Thank you for this awesome review! We are very excited to hear that Andy was able to calm your nerves and that you enjoyed your time in the air. Ballooning is a one of a kind experience, so we are glad that you enjoyed it from beginning to end. Thank you for choosing to fly over the beautiful Sonoran Desert... More 

Carnforth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A surprise Xmas present to us! Easy to find office, minibussed out to 'the site of the day', in our case westward into the desert. Exciting watching the balloon inflate, giving a helping hand. Climb in, practice landing drill and off you go. It's well warm stood under the burner although we were lucky and had a beautiful warm sunny... More 

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

Fabulous! We are very glad that you liked your Christmas present. We may be a little biased, but an Arizona sunset in a hot air balloon is really hard to beat. We are happy to hear that the sun came out for you guys, and that you were able to enjoy your post-flight celebration outside. Thank you for this great... More 

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