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Sunset Hot Air Balloon Ride over Phoenix

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    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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    715 E Covey Ln, Phoenix, AZ 85024, USA
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local taxes
    • Champagne
    • Post flight food
    • Live commentary on board
    • Gift for inflation process (option of helping crew inflate balloon)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir Merchandise (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (available for an additional fee)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • All flights are weather permitting
    • Children must be 5 years of age or older
    • Must be able to stand for 60 minutes unassisted
    • Must be able to sustain the impact of jumping off a chair
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • Light layered clothing
    • Closed toe shoes
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Great experience! Rainbow Ryders were Organized and prepared. Smooth operation. Great flight. Champagne toast during the sunset! So fun!
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    We watched the rising sun crest over the mountains, illuminating the landscape with golden light as we floated above Phoenix and the surrounding desert for about an hour. The desert was vibrant, washed in colors from blooming wildflowers, and we could see other balloons rising
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    All around the experience was wonderful for my wife and I on our 3 year anniversary hot air balloon ride with Rainbow Ryders! From the initial repetitive speech in the morning for everyone coming in about the paperwork and bathrooms, to the van ride to the location, figuring out
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    Living in the valley for many years, I have loved watching the balloons flying overhead. Once one even landed in the culdesac by my house. I have to admit to suffering balloon envy, while looking up at the lucky people waving down from the balloon's basket. I wasn't really sure
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    Went on a sunset balloon ride and so glad we chose Rainbow Ryders. Professional, clean, and well run from start to finish. Check-in was a breeze from their location by the Deer Valley airport. A quick van ride out to the launch site and 70 minutes of flight. Champagne at the
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    By: Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon
    Quest751098
    22
    Great Flight!!
    Great experience! Rainbow Ryders were Organized and prepared. Smooth operation. Great flight. Champagne toast
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    REF W
    Wichita, Kansas
    13631
    Amazing views & staff
    One of the best experiences I have ever had. Jeff, the balloon pilot, was amazing. The entire staff was friendly
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    mjbernatz
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    13187
    Simply Breathtaking
    We had the pleasure of enjoying a private sunrise balloon ride with another couple. Our pilot, Jesse, was
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    Annette Marie
    Madison, Wisconsin
    20
    Magical Morning Ride
    We watched the rising sun crest over the mountains, illuminating the landscape with golden light as we floated
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    Loves2Travel25
    151
    Highly recommend!
    So happy with every aspect of the experience from check in to the flight itself. I don’t have another ballooning
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    TravelingRome52
    Dongguan, China
    32
    This company is ABOVE the rest!
    All around the experience was wonderful for my wife and I on our 3 year anniversary hot air balloon ride with
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    Heidi L
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    8520
    Rocky Mountain High Arizona
    Living in the valley for many years, I have loved watching the balloons flying overhead. Once one even landed in
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    María Sánchez
    11
    Great Experience
    I took my husband on the sunrise ballon ride from Phoenix as a surprise for his birthday. The Rainbow Ryders crew
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    Todd H
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    9423
    Awesome!!
    Went on a sunset balloon ride and so glad we chose Rainbow Ryders. Professional, clean, and well run from start
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    Claire L
    Phoenix, Arizona
    12
    HIGHLY RECOMMEND
    This was more than we could’ve ever hoped for! The staff was AMAZING and hilarious and shared our excitement! The
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