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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 PhoenixAlbuquerque and Queen Creek / Mesa 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.

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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.



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