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Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company

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Address: Phoenix, AZ 85024
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+1 480-299-0154
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06:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 19:00
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.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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US$179.00*
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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix
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US$209.00*
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Sunset Hot Air Balloon Ride over Phoenix

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Great staff and a fun ride

We loved our 1 hour balloon flight with Craig. Very informative, fun trip. Floating along with the breeze is unique. An added feature is an emailed 3D Google Earth flight path... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2016
Calvin W
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Easley, South Carolina
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Easley, South Carolina
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

We loved our 1 hour balloon flight with Craig. Very informative, fun trip. Floating along with the breeze is unique. An added feature is an emailed 3D Google Earth flight path of our flight!

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1 Thank Calvin W
Appleton, Wisconsin
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2 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing experience! So professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend them to anyone!! I'm pretty sure there is no comparison, ;-) thank you Rainbow Ryders for the great time!!

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Thank Julie H
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2016

From the initial booking, to the landing and champagne after over an hour in the air, this was a personable, well thought out and expertly executed tour. Three Rainbow balloons took off close to each other so photo opportunities of balloons taking off, in the air, etc were excellent. All pilots took the balloons through a series of altitude climbs... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

It was simply wonderful from start to finish and more fun than we imagined. They plan everything completely and you feel very safe while really getting out there.

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Thank John G
Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

I was aprehensive about ballooning. Coming from Nova Scotia, Canada we don't do this aroud here. My daughter and I got up mat 5:30am for the sunrise flight with 9 others. Seeing the balloon being readied was exciting. Take of was the thrill of a lifetime. Being in the air with 9 strangers soon became a united party of friends... More 

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Thank Thomas R
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Fantastic people to do business with. Our pilot, Mark, was very kind, experienced, and educated. The whole crew were friendly people who were all very happy to assist us. I surprised my fiance with this for his birthday and they all made it quite memorable. They even put up a banner that said, “Happy Birthday!” I was quite nervous as... More 

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Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Getting my Mom and Auntie up in a hot air balloon was a day I'll never forget. This trip couldn't have been more perfect. Smooth sailing, fantastic views and a very personable and entertaining captain. The ground crew was equally impressive with their quick set up and pack up precision. We were well taken care of and highly recommend Rainbow... More 

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Thank Anne G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Definitely book through Rainbow Ryders if you are interested in a hot air balloon ride in Phoenix. We booked a sunset balloon ride and throughly enjoyed the experience. Patrick was our pilot and was excellent; we experienced a very smooth flight, smooth landing and saw an amazing sunset. My one sister is very afraid of heights and she felt very... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

What a great experience flying with Patrick and his crew. The balloon ride was amazing ...covering close to the ground to see animals to 9000 feet in the air looking over Lake Pleasant and Phoenix. Finishing with champagne and fresh muffins... Great pilot great fun crew. Best bucket list experience! Thanks guys

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Thank Tara T
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I booked a private flight for my wife and I. Craig was our pilot and Shawn was the crewman. They were both very professional, kept us safe, and provided a great experience! Thanks guys.

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