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Phoenix Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

By Rainbow Ryders
Price is AU$309per adult


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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Personal safety equipment


  • FAA-certified pilots on each hot air balloon

  • Detailed narrative of Sonoran Desert’s terrain & history

  • Champagne toast & pastry breakfast

  • Sweeping aerial views of desert scenery & wildlife

  • Opportunity to view the sunrise from the sky above Phoenix

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Commentary in English

  • What's included

    Commemorative flight certificate

  • What's included

    Drinks (juices)

  • What's included

    Continental breakfast (assorted muffins and pastries)

  • What's included

    Champagne toast

  • What's included

    Hot air balloon ride

  • What's excluded

    Hotel pick up and drop-off services

Know before you book

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • You must be able to climb into a 4-foot-tall (1.2-m) basket with the aid of foot holes, stand unassisted for at least 90 minutes, and jump from a chair to the ground.

  • If you are pregnant, you may not take part.

  • If you fear heights, you should not take part in this activity.

  • Children 4 and younger are not allowed.

What you can expect

Board a nine-story-tall hot air balloon and let the calm breeze carry you over Phoenix and the Sonoran Desert. Enjoy a champagne toast to celebrate the morning's adventure as you sit back and relish the views of diverse wildlife, dramatic landscapes, and the rich variety of nature.

The adventure begins as you step inside the uniquely woven basket, hear the burner ignite to begin the inflation process, and gradually lift off into the open sky. Feel the elation of drifting 5,000 feet (1,524 m) over the vast open desert.

Fly confidently with FAA-certified pilots knowledgeable in both hot air balloon safety and the nature of the Sonoran Desert. Here you find the only place in the world where the famous saguaro cactus grows in the wild, reaching 15 – 50 feet (4.5 – 15 m) in height during their 150-year lifespans.

Continue sailing through the Arizona sky as you sweep just over tree tops, float past the Four Peaks, and watch the sunrise paint the sky a golden hue. Keep an eye out for desert wildlife such as coyotes and native birds such as Gila woodpeckers, purple martins, and gilded flickers.

Your balloon ride allows for breathtaking aerial photo opportunities that capture the Sonoran Desert's highlights from an unparalleled view. The adventure wraps up with a refreshing pastry breakfast once you've set foot back on the ground.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Activity Location

  • Rainbow Ryders, Inc. - Phoenix
  • 715 East Covey Lane
  • Phoenix Arizona 85024

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Rainbow Ryders, Inc. - Phoenix
    • 715 East Covey Lane
    • Phoenix Arizona 85024

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