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Sunset Hot Air Balloon Ride over Phoenix

Highlights
  • Experience a hot-air balloon ride over the Sonoran Desert
  • See breathtaking views of surrounding landscape
  • Enjoy a traditional champagne toast and catered food after the flight
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Sunset Hot Air Balloon Ride over Phoenix
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Overview
Enjoy a picturesque hot-air balloon flight over the mammoth Sonoran Desert in North Phoenix on this 1-hour sunset flight. Experience breathtaking 360-degree views of the hottest desert in North America and its surrounding landscape while floating effortlessly across the sky at dusk. Then celebrate with a traditional champagne toast and catered food after the flight. Commemorative flight certificate, plus transportation to and from the landing site is included.
What to Expect
Upon meeting at the check-in office, your pilots and crew will transport you to the launch site location, where you will have the option to become hands on and help the crew, or take in the view as the gentle giant comes to life. Before loading into the basket, the pilot will conduct a safety briefing, so make sure to listen carefully! Then you are up, up and away into the beautiful Arizona sky.

During your hour-long flight over the famous Sonoran Desert, you will have a 360-degree view no matter where you stand in the basket. The pilot will be your tour guide in the sky, explaining what you are looking at, how far you are going and how high you are ascending.

Upon landing, you will be greeted with a celebratory toast (a tradition dating back to the 1800's), post flight food catered for you by locally renowned Wildflower Bread Company, and each passenger will receive a commemorative flight certificate. Once the balloon is packed up and all passengers are ready to go, the pilot and crew will bring you back to the check-in point where you can purchase souvenirs to commemorate your aeronautical adventure. A great experience to check off your Bucket List!
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Reviews (31)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Highlight of the trip to Phoenix!!!

It was my birthday trip to Phoenix this year and the hot air balloon ride organized by Rainbow Ryders was definitely the highlight of it. I was impressed how well organized everything was: from the moment of your arrival at the office to check in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Karina K
Reviewed 1 week ago
Incredible!

Rainbow Ryders is a top notch run organization from your booking process all the way to your champagne toast after your flight. Patrick and his ground crew (Sorry I forgot your names! You guys were great too!) worked quick and efficiently together setting the balloon...More

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We will pass along your kind words to Patrick and his crew, as we are sure they will greatly appreciate it. We are so glad that you had a wonderful flight with us and that you loved...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Definitely a bucket list memory you must do!

This was my first time in a hot air balloon and I was a bit nervous about what to expect. The entire crew were welcoming and made me feel comfortable throughout the experience. Jesse our pilot was funny and informative as we floated through the...More

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

Thank you so much for the awesome review and sharing these amazing pictures! We are delighted that we could make your first hot air ballooning experience a memorable one. We will pass along your kind words to Jesse and his crew. We are so glad...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amezing Experience/Amazing Company

After booking a sunrise balloon ride with a competitor (Aerogelic Ballooning) and them not showing up to pick us up, we found this company and booked sunset ride with them for the same day. So glad the other company didn't show up! These people were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine B
RainbowRyders1, General Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Christine. We are very glad that we were able to take over and show you a wonderful experience. Thank you so much for taking time to write us such a great review. We will definitely pass along your kind words to Andy and Ryan,...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Top notch!

I called a very highly rated balloon company, but they could not accommodate a group of our size. They recommended we call Rainbow Ryders. That seemed like a good sign. The person we spoke to on the phone couldn't have been nicer. Our sunset trip...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GPsy
RainbowRyders1, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Ryders, Inc. Hot Air Balloon Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for choosing to take a bucket list adventure with us! One of our main goals is to make the entire process as smooth and enjoyable as possible, and are thrilled to hear you had a good experience. We love meeting new people and...More

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