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“What a great ride!”

Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company
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$179.00*
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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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Lincoln, Nebraska
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“What a great ride!”
Reviewed April 3, 2014

Our family of 4 took a hot air balloon ride on March 27 in the morning. Our pilot, Lucas, was exceptional. He took photos of us all while in the air, made sure to point out everything he saw. We got to see a wild pig family when we got close to the ground. Bundle up, when we were 9000 feet in the air, it was a bit chilly. Loved the champagne breakfast afterwards, with extra time given for taking pictures with other balloons in the background, huge cactus', etc. I recommend this to everyone!

Visited March 2014
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RainbowRyders1, Owner at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Thank you for letting us know how great Lucas is. We have an amazing staff and love to hear about it. We are so thrilled you had the experience of of the Sonoran wildlife. The Javalina(wild pigs) are an interesting group. Please come back and join us again.
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Willmar, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“awesome hot air balloon ride!”
Reviewed March 31, 2014

My wife and I took a hot air balloon ride this morning...our first such experience. Our driver picked us up at the hotel at 4:50 am and we were airborne by 6:00 am. Everyone at Rainbow Ryders was fantastic focusing on safety and fun. We highly recommend this group for a bucket list experience!!

Visited March 2014
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RainbowRyders1, Owner at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
We checked yet another bucket list! yay this is our favorite thing to do. Please come and fly with us again soon.
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Santa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great flight”
Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

We took the sunrise trip with Mike as our pilot. A great experience with a soft landing. Everything about this company is exceptional.

Visited March 2014
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RainbowRyders1, Owner at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Thank you for your very to the point review. Customer service is our top priority. Join us again for another adventure.
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Glendale, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Flight”
Reviewed March 29, 2014

We had Mark as our pilot and he made the flight very enjoyable and smooth. I would highly recommend this company and ask for MARK!

Visited March 2014
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RainbowRyders1, Owner at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Thank you twice!
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kelowna
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“An experience not to pass up.”
Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We are so glad we decided to go for a hot air balloon ride and equally glad we picked Rainbow Ryder's. From start to finish they were all great. Our pilot Lucas and ground man Matt were super. Would recommend them to anyone thinking of doing a hot air ride.

Visited March 2014
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RainbowRyders1, Owner at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this review, March 26, 2014
Thanks for the shout out to Lucas! He is a great addition to the team. We appreciate your taking the time to review us. Please do not hesitate to join us again for another adventure.
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