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Rainbow Ryders

5601 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-1765
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Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunset
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"The Experience of a Lifetime Happening Right Now!" Rainbow Ryders Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company is proudly celebrating over 35 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, LAS VEGAS, and ALBUQUERQUE year-round, and seasonally in COLORADO SPRINGS!
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“champagne toast” (109 reviews)
“hot air balloon” (124 reviews)
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5601 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-1765
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"balloon ride"
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"champagne toast"
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"hot air balloon"
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"pilot dean"
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"ground crew"
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"launch site"
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"sunrise flight"
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"great pilot"
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"experienced pilot"
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"soft landing"
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"great company"
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"once in a lifetime"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a bucket list thing for me and it did not disappoint. Although the departure time is very early in the morning you will not regret your early wake up time. The whole flying landing and returning process is a well-oiled machine done by...More

Thank Sara B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my mom to Albuquerque to celebrate her 79th Birthday. I gifted her a flight with Rainbow Ryders. It was an amazing experience for us both. Kris made us feel secure and the morning was perfect. I believe we reached a height of over...More

Thank Renee C
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RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We would like to wish your mom a very Happy Birthday! Kris will be happy to hear you enjoyed a bucket list experience with him and his crew. If you're ever in the area again we welcome you back to take another in-air adventure with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Should arrive to the office around 5 Left the office about 5:30 For my flight we got back to the office at 8:20 Landed around 7:45 to the have celebratory champagne with orange and cranberry juice and snacks Common tag to find more pictures and...More

Thank Joy M
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RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wonderful, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! The views sure are breathtaking, aren't they? Kris and his crew will be happy to hear you enjoyed the experience with them and we all hope to see you in the air with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alfred, our pilot, was great! The whole family enjoyed the adventure! The landing was exciting, using a treetop to slow us down!More

Thank Rachel J
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RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Family adventures are the best and most memorable ones. We are happy we were able to share an early morning adventure with you and your family, and even more thrilled that you enjoyed the experience. Cheers to a check off your bucket list, we hope...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soar above the world in a hot air balloon, and drift in the wind as your breath is stolen by the view. This hour-long trip is relaxing, meditative, stunning, and fun thanks to the professionalism of the crew and pilots, who ensure a safe and...More

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RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It's incredible how peaceful the ride is, isn't it? We are happy we were able to share that experience with you and glad you enjoyed the views. Cheers to a memorable early morning adventure, we welcome you back anytime you're in the area again. Happy...More

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Karla B
23 May 2018|
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Response from flyingoma | Reviewed this property |
Oh! I had to go to their website to read about that package! I wish I had known about it when I booked my flight! I would have done that! Sounds like it would have made things a lot easier to find! Yeah! I think it... More
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bedfordmom2
14 February 2018|
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Response from flyingoma | Reviewed this property |
Not very often. It depends on the weather and the wind speed.
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Lasaraanne
1 January 2018|
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Response from RainbowRyders1 | Property representative |
Our meet times in early April are going to be 6:15 - 6:30am. Hope to see you then!
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