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Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company

Phoenix, AZ 85024
+1 480-299-0154
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$179.00*
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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix
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$209.00*
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Sunset Hot Air Balloon Ride over Phoenix
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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 champagne ceremony to commemorate your flight, a first flight certificate and locally crafted delights.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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Phoenix, AZ 85024
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Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience! It's a must on the list of things to do at least once in your lifetime. Rainbow Ryders really has their stuff together. Very efficient and smooth process. The crew was amazing, friendly and helpful. Our Pilot, Patrick made the experience...More

1  Thank Wendy G
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2016

Hi Wendy! Thank you so much for your review. We try very hard to make sure everyone has an awesome experience with us. We love to hear when we’ve done our job well! Warm Regards, RR

Reviewed May 23, 2016

It all started with shuttle van picking me up from Hilton hotel near airport. I forgot the name of the person who picked me up. But, he was very courteous and friendly. I was visiting Phoenix for the first time. I asked him a number...More

2  Thank AnirudhRavula
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We took a private flight with Jesse and Matt and it couldn't have been a better experience. I thought I was going to be scared but this flight was smooth and calm with the landing being the same. Afterwards we were treated to spumoni, bagels,...More

1  Thank Retailgirl8888
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a definite must do when visiting Phoenix. If you are going to place your lives in the hands of anyone, rest assured Rainbow Ryders are the crew to be with. From start to finish and with Craig at the helm it was nothing...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed May 17, 2016

I had an unfortunate experience with this company. We had booked with them because of their positive reviews on TripAdvisor, so I thought we were good. I booked back in March. They do take a deposit, so be aware of that (not every company does.)...More

1  Thank KJB1978
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on our company. We apologize that you had an unfortunate experience with our company, as we strive to always deliver an experience worthy of your bucket list. Unfortunately our Queen Creek/Mesa flights are only flyable...More

Reviewed May 16, 2016

A memorable "bucket list" experience - Our pilot, Dean, and the RR crew were fantastic. Dean took good care of us from lift-off to touch-down. We were blessed with perfect conditions; floating silently above the earth was so relaxing, in a daring sort of way....More

2  Thank EMPNYC
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2016

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave such a review. It's a wonderful way for us to learn what our passengers like so we can continue to improve, as well as leaving helpful hints for future travelers. If you find yourself in the...More

Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

A "must do" if you're in the area!! Definitely cross this off your bucket list!! So much more than I could have ever expected! The pilot, Craig Kennedy & crew-Shawn & Brandon were amazing!! Craig's knowledge and experience (and sense of humor) made this a...More

Thank disp911pam
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2016

Thank you for the review! Craig, Shawn, and Brandon are fantastic assets to our team and we're very pleased to hear they created an experience of a lifetime for your bucket list item.

Reviewed May 12, 2016

My husband really wanted to do this hot air balloon ride and I was a little skeptical. Being afraid of heights, I thought I'd have a panic attack as soon as we took off, but I can honestly say, I was not scared at all...More

2  Thank sbchicken
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, especially given your fear of heights. It will hopefully help anyone who may be looking at wanting to check this adventure off their bucket list, but are being held back because of an...More

Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had such a fun time on the ride yesterday!!!!! Mark and the crew did a great job making sure we had a fun time. The ride gives you a different perspective of Arizona's beautiful landscape. It is also so peaceful up...More

Thank KatSal2016
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2016

Thank you very much for the kind words! We're happy to hear you had such a fantastic time with Mark and the crew. If you're ever in the Albuquerque or Phoenix areas once more, we'd love to show you the area again!

Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

The 4:55 am arrival time made this trip seem like a poor decision at first, but floating 6,000 feet over the Arizona Mesa on a gorgeous Saturday morning soon made me glad we had crawled out of bed in the wee morning hours. The crew...More

Thank Sara V
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2016

The early mornings can be a bit shocking when you first hear about them, but they are definitely worth it! We're happy to hear you had a great experience that Saturday, and thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

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regymendes2017
July 5, 2017|
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Response from thomas451 | Reviewed this property |
it is per person. I think it was about $179.00. It was 20.00 extra for them to pick us up/drop off at hotel. worth it!!
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bsrsunshine
March 20, 2017|
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Response from RainbowRyders1 | Property representative |
Hi there! We do indeed offer a military discount. Please give our office a call at 480.299.0154 to get the most updated pricing information.
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Katy G
March 9, 2017|
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Response from RainbowRyders1 | Property representative |
Hi Katy, We generally ask for about 48 hours notice if possible. However, we are moving into our busy season so we do recommend about one week in advance to ensure we have availability. If you do call the day before and we... More
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