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Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company

Phoenix, AZ 85024
+1 480-299-0154
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USD 215.00*
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Sunset Hot Air Balloon Ride over Phoenix
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USD 159.00*
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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride from 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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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“bucket list” (111 reviews)
“champagne toast” (49 reviews)
“pilot andy” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Phoenix, AZ 85024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite part of my recent trip to Arizona! The ride was very enjoyable and ended with an incredible sunset. Our pilot Andy was very knowledgeable, fun, and made the whole experience great! As an added bonus, the numbers were in our favor...More

2  Thank Melaney A
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review! We're glad that your time with Andy was one for the books, and that the sky put on a show for you that morning. We really love your photos, they are beautiful! Would we be able to have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best thanksgiving 2017 due to Rainbow Ryder’s hot air ballon sunrise ride! We had the best guide Pete and Pilot Andy! Thanks for the memories and providing us with an unforgettable trip! We fly high... Balloonin’More

1  Thank Kendall C
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Andy and Pete are thankful you joined them on Turkey Day as well! We are glad memories were made in the sky, and we do hope you'll never forget the beautiful view of the Sonoran Desert. We appreciate your review, and hope this could be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had such an amazing time. Patrick was our outstanding pilot! This was a birthday gift for my son who turned 18. He still has not stopped talking about how much fun we had and we can't wait to do it again. Thank you to...More

Thank az1flagirl78
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We do our best to create the most memorable experience possible! Thank you for allowing us to celebrate your sons birthday with him up in the sky. Patrick and the crew will be delighted to hear your kind words, and we appreciate the time you...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The good: - the experience of a hot air balloon ride is terrific! - the service shown by the staff was great, especially Paul, Daniel (our pilot), and Johnny; they were each friendly and knowledgeable. - the facility is beautiful and comfortable - we appreciated...More

1  Thank Michael G
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for choosing to fly with us for a sunrise balloon ride. We’re glad you had a terrific flight! Daniel, Paul, and Johnny will be happy to hear you appreciated their service, so we’ll be sure to pass that along to them. We are...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Always wanted to be able to do this... So happy we were able to! Staff was great!! Ride was fantastic... smooth “sailing”, great views , an overall exciting morning. Highly recommend this company to fly with. Others didn’t go out as long or as high...More

Thank GoodwinLife
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Checked of the Bucket List! We're glad we were able to help in getting, for what sounds like, a patiently waited dream accomplished. Thank you for "sailing" with us over the Sonoran Desert, and we appreciate the future recommendations. Continue exploring new heights.

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Yes- this was on my bucket list and yes, I'm afraid of heights! Having said that, I booked this flight and never regretted it! After seeing an ad in my hotel room where Rainbow Ryder's owner Scott Appleman was featured, I booked my flight. Their...More

1  Thank DeeKay638
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

We appreciate your kind words to our company! We're excited you conquered your fears to check a "hot-air balloon ride" off your 'Bucket List'. ✔ Thank you for sharing your experience for future customers to see. We look forward to your next visit so we...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

What a great experience. Very fun, great service and outstanding facilities and equipment. All the staff their work very hard to ensure everyone has a great time while maintaining safety. We did the sunrise experience and it was fantastic. Can't wait to do the sunset...More

Thank gc140pt6
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

It's not too difficult for us to work hard when we have awesome passengers! We're glad you had a safe, fun and beautiful experience with us, and we hope it was one you'll never forget. Thank you for your review, and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Booked this as a bucket list side trip that could have been better. The good: beautiful views & champane.. The not so good: Difficult to climb into this basket when your only 5ft 3 even though they provide a step stool which is useless. We...More

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RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

We apologize that your experience in hot air ballooning did not meet your expectations. As seen in in almost all of our reviews, we strive to provide the highest level of quality service in the industry. We take steps to inform all our guests several...More

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regymendes2017
6 July 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
21 March 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
10 March 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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