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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix

Highlights
  • Catch sight of the Sonoran Desert sunrise during this hot air balloon ride
  • Chat about your flight afterward over Champagne and breakfast hors d'oeuvres
  • Everyone can enjoy this ride—perfect for solo travelers, couples, and families
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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix
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Overview
Most Sonoran Desert off-roading tours may take you off-the-beaten path, but they still don’t offer 360-degree views of the stunning desert landscape. During this hot air balloon ride from Phoenix, take to the air for the best vantage point of the area. And, as a bonus, see the sunrise, too. After your flight, reminisce about the beauty of the Sonoran Desert over a Champagne breakfast.
What to Expect
Meet for this Sonoran Desert sunrise hot air balloon ride in central Phoenix. Your guide drives you to the launch site.

Listen to a short safety briefing before your trip and then climb aboard the basket with your other group members. Your pilot flies up into the air as you enjoy 360-degree views over the Sonoran Desert. Learn about the wildlife and history of the desert from your guide.

Once you land back on the ground, sit down at picnic tables and fill up on breakfast hors d'oeuvres, accompanied by Champagne.

Your Sonoran Desert sunrise hot air balloon ride ends with a ride back to the original meeting spot.
Reviews (66)
1 - 5 of 54 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Amazing Bucket List achievement

HUGE THANK YOU to our pilot, Patrick, and our ground crewman, Pete, for sharing your skill and love for ballooning with us and helping us celebrate our 29th Wedding Anniversary IN STYLE!! I usually have issues with heights and was initially a tiny bit nervous...More

Thank LadyRedTX
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
AMAZING!!!

This was my first time in a hot air balloon as well as my friend. I cannot speak highly enough about our whole experience! Pilot Patrick’s 28 years of experience filled our ride with an education on ballooning as well as a location observing wildlife...More

1  Thank sallychaf
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello and thank you for the wonderful review. We are so glad that we were able to make your first ballooning experience so memorable. Patrick is such a great pilot and we will be sure to let him know that you had a great time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peaceful stark beauty from the sky

Balloon assents are so quiet, so gentle. Only the blast of the gas filling the balloon breaks the quiet. Floating over the desert was a great start to our day. We had been in a hot air balloon ride in the Tetons. This ride in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wivoyager
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the kind review. We are glad that you had a smooth and enjoyable flight with us. Watching the Phoenix sunrise from a hot air balloon definitely can not be beat! We hope to see you back again soon...maybe for a sunset flight!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
First time ride!

It was our first time to experience a hot air balloon and we had the absolute best flight!! The staff was super friendly, knowledgable, and made us feel very safe and taken care of. The staff and team radiated positive energy and you can definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank meg63007
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time out of your day to write us such a wonderful review. We are so glad that we were able to make your first hot air balloon ride with us so memorable. We will definitely pass along your kind words to...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Awesome balloon ride!

Our hot air balloon ride with Rainbow Ryders was awesome. It was everything I hoped for and then some. It was very beautiful. They prepared us, informed us, helped us getting in and out of the basket and made sure everyone was enjoying themselves. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank MichiganMagico
Preston L, Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hi there and thanks so much for your kind review!! I'll certainly pass along your comments to Jesse and his crew. Thanks for choosing Rainbow Ryders and I certainly hope you'll fly with us again soon!

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Response from PattiAnnWestford_MA | Reviewed this property |
If they cancel , you don’t pay.
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Around 10 people and don’t know the weight limit
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Response from JPB001 | Reviewed this property |
We checked in at their office at: 715 E. Covey Lane Phoenix, AZ 85024
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