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Fly with Rainbow Ryders

The premier hot air balloon ride company in the Southwest!

Rainbow Ryders rises above the rest with daily hot air balloon rides in Phoenix and Albuquerque for every occasion and any size group, year-round. Flying safely for over 30 years, Rainbow Ryders is the official hot air balloon ride operator at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.®

To experience our memorable hot air balloon rides, click here to make a reservation or call Rainbow Ryders at (800) 725-2477.

Is a balloon ride on your bucket list?

Find out why Rainbow Ryders hot air balloon rides are voted Best in the Southwest by our passengers on Trip Advisor in Albuquerque and Phoenix. Check out our videos of Rainbow Ryders balloon rides.

Reserve Rainbow Ryders balloon rides online

Daily balloon ride packages include an uplifting, one hour balloon flight with breathtaking views above and beyond Phoenix-Scottsdale or Albuquerque, celebratory flight ceremony with a toast, after flight refreshments and a flight certificate.



Rainbow Ryders News

Fiji Balloon

We’re Flying the Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) Balloon

In addition to flying corporate balloons for Intel, Dos Equis, Santa Ana Star Casino and KOB-TV, Rainbow Ryders Hot Air READ MORE»

Hot Air Ballooning Newsletter

Our August Newsletter is Here!

Balloon Fiesta is right around the corner! Plus, say “I do.” in a Rainbow Ryders hot air balloon! The NM READ MORE»

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Rainbow Ryders Featured in Scottsdale Dining and Activities

There’s a familiar balloon company mentioned at 1:40! Take a look at this great video of some of the exciting things to check out around Scottsdale!

Steve Trieber

Meet Your Pilot: Steve Trieber

Do you have a nickname? No. What is your favorite hobby other than hot air ballooning? Flying and repairing airplanes, READ MORE»

Traveling Jack

Travelin’ Jack Takes a Balloon Ride

“Time to jump on BOARD! Here we are! All of us ready to fly! I have my Aviator Doggles on… and Jill is another Maiden on board along with our Museum Curator, Merilee Schmit Nason to the right.

KOB News

Book Private Flights During Fiesta!

Our friends at KOB News let their viewers know that Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Company is now offering private READ MORE»


Meet Your Pilot: Jeff Gilles

Do you have a nickname? No nickname. What is your favorite hobby other than hot air ballooning? Sailing, I”m trying READ MORE»