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Rainbow Ryders

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Address: 5601 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-1765
Phone Number: +1 505-823-1111
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"The Experience of a Lifetime Happening Right Now!" Rainbow...

"The Experience of a Lifetime Happening Right Now!" Rainbow Ryders Inc. Hot AIr Balloon Company is proudly celebrating 30 years of flight experience. Offering hot air balloon rides first thing in the morning at sunrise year round and sunset flights in the winter months. Enjoy your hour long flight over the beautiful Rio Grande Valley, upon landing you will be welcomed back to the ground with a celebratory toast and a light continental breakfast as you are presented your commemorative flight certificate. We have proudly flown over 170,000 passengers and are the official balloon ride operator of the Worlds Largest Balloon Event. Flying in PHOENIX and ALBUQUERQUE year round!

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A Must Do!

This was the first time any of our family had flown in a hot air balloon and it was fantastic! It was an extremely professional, courteous, and friendly crew. Our pilot earned... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the first time any of our family had flown in a hot air balloon and it was fantastic! It was an extremely professional, courteous, and friendly crew. Our pilot earned our confidence immediately and made the trip a wonderful experience for all. Albuquerque was stunning from the air. Our flight took us over the petroglyphs, Rio Grande, and... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Troy Bradley, world rebound pilot. Great experience a must do, add to your bucket list. Well worth the money. Great way to experience our great town.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First experience and would do it again in a heartbeat! THis was a great experience and I highly recommend it! Great Pilot Scott and crew. Thanks for the great memories.

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Portsmouth, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The people who run the place are amazing. We took a short ride to the launch site, got the balloon ready and lifted off for a beautiful sunrise. This was on the bucket list of things to do and I'm sure glad we did it.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first experience in a hot air balloon to check the bucket list. Rainbow Ryders is the way to go- From start to the champagne finish, a wonderful ride and memories to be remembered

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family, husband, and 2 college age kids went for a hot air balloon ride with Rainbow Ryders. If you have the opportunity to do this incredible adventure I HIGHLY recommend it and use this company! The whole adventure was fantastic from my inquiries to dropping us back at our car. The staff were all so friendly, professional, and top... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rainbow Ryders is amazing! They are the most organized commercial ride company in Albuquerque, with expert staff including a multiple world record holder as a pilot. Everyone has a balloon flight on their bucket list, might as well go with the best there is!

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County Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic morning with Rainbow Ryders. We booked this as part of a 3 week Route 66 holiday, and from the very start, it couldn't have been easier. On the morning itself, the crew and Dean, our pilot were so friendly and welcoming and put us at ease straight away. Once the balloon was setup and we got in the... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Troy was our pilot and was assisted by 2 others for the the set up/take down of the balloon (unfortunately , I cannot remember their names) but all were professional, courteous, and intent on the group having a great day. It was easy, enjoyable, and we always felt safe from booking to champagne and snacks afterwards. It is an early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this trip as a birthday gift to myself for the family and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Jesse our guide and his team were very courteous, expedient and efficient. I definitely recommend the Rainbow Ryders to anyone seeking a professional yet fun time in the sky.

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