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Rainbow Ryders

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Address: 5601 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-1765
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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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Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise
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Floating on Air!

This was such an amazing and relaxing experience, you jus tliterlly float in air with the clouds and the views are stunning! The flight guide was so much fun and really made the... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2016
Chelsea B
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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203 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2016

This was such an amazing and relaxing experience, you jus tliterlly float in air with the clouds and the views are stunning! The flight guide was so much fun and really made the experience what it was!

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Thank Chelsea B
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this review

Thank you for flying with us, your picture is gorgeous! We loved sharing those beautiful views with you and we're happy to hear you had such a great time with your pilot. More 

Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Beautiful scenery, expert professional pilot, no hassles. I highly recommend Rainbow Ryders and will certainly be flying with them again!

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Thank SamAustin_Texas
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your recommendation is the highest compliment we could hope to receive and we'd love to take you up in the air again when you're in the area! More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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122 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We booked a sunrise trip for New Years Day, but unfortunately had it cancelled due to the wind. Rainbow Ryders were very helpful with rescheduling for the next day. It was soooooo worth the wait! The staff was very helpful and attentive. Our pilot, Troy, did a great job explaining the flight process to us, and executing a perfect trip.... More 

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Thank Brenda S
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Hot air ballooning is a weather-dependent sport, but we will always do our best to fly passengers when it's safe to do so. We're very happy to hear you had such a wonderful time with Troy and would love to fly with you again if you're in the Phoenix or Albuquerque areas! More 

Germany
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Reviewed December 26, 2015

The staff was totally professional and safety was their upmost priority. Our pilot was awesome and answered every question our group had. The price was very fair and I would totally do it again.

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Thank lovin2ravel
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We'll always do our best to provide the safest and best hot air balloon experience possible. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We took our 9, 12 and 14yo sons and the older two loved the experience. My younger kiddo was terrified but the staff were great with him and he eventually enjoyed himself. Outdoor temp was in the low 30s but it didn't feel that cold in the balloon. Great experience.

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Thank Michelle B
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this review

Thank you for flying with us! Winter is actually a great time to fly in a hot air balloon; we're happy to hear your family and you got to experience that firsthand. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Awesome group of guys good price fun trip awesome view best Ballon trip and company ever would love to do it everyday with these guys

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Thank Nichole W
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! We'd love to have you fly with us again as well. We feel very lucky to be able to do this everyday and love sharing the experience with our passengers. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Albuquerque, NM, is a hot air balloon destination, and with good reason; it's very high up in a beautiful desert landscape on a broad mesa and faraway mountains that let you see for miles, making great conditions for balloons to fly, and also for the quality of the view. The curvy Rio Grande River, with its band of cottonwood forest... More 

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2 Thank Kass M
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2015

I bought a package deal for two as a gift to my daughter. Even though he is afraid of heights, her father went with her. They said it is a great way to see the city of Albuquerque from the sky. They enjoyed the light breakfast with champagne served after the flight.

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Thank Judy C
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2015

This was an awesome experience from start to finish! My son is intellectually disabled. I booked the trip for both myself and my son. The customer service at booking was outstanding! We booked the sunrise ride. It was a beautiful Albuquerque morning. Our Pilot, Brooke told us about ballooning history and Albuquerque in general.The pilot and ground crew were aware... More 

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2 Thank Kim E
Waldorf, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 15, 2015

We had a great pilot - Dean did an excellent job of educating us on ballooning and providing an experience of a lifetime. Relaxing ride - great for photos. Definitely would recommend it to anyone!

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