|•||Confirmation will be received at time of booking|
|•||Not recommended for travelers with back problems|
|•||Not recommended for pregnant travelers|
|•||Minimum age is 5 years|
|•||Not recommended for participants with knee problems|
|•||Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.|
|•||Flights can only be operated with safe winds, clear sky and no rain. In case of unsuitable weather conditions, you will be provided the option to take the tour on an alternative date or be refunded in full.|
|•||A maximum of 12 people per balloon|
|•||Not wheelchair accessible|
|•||Near public transportation|
|•||Most travelers can participate|
|•||This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund|
|•||This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund|
|•||This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers|
|•||Face masks required for travelers in public areas|
|•||Face masks required for guides in public areas|
|•||Face masks provided for travelers|
|•||Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff|
|•||Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas|
|•||Gear/equipment sanitized between use|
|•||Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized|
|•||Guides required to regularly wash hands|
|•||Regular temperature checks for staff|
|•||Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival|
|•||Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms|
|•||Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons|
|•||Clear, protective vinyl has been hand-made to fit each of our shared baskets to increase the separation of passengers and the number of passengers in each basket has been significantly lightened to help with distancing.|
This is a must do experience, and was the highlight of our time in Albuquerque. Our pilots name was Dean, and he was extremely awesome. He was great at providing information on historic things in Albuquerque, and pointing out areas with markings, specific history, etc. He was also great at keeping us entertained, and made sure that we'd gotten more than our moneys worth
Had a great time. Was really nice and not scary to be up in a balloon (I had concerns). The flight captain (Brad) was the best. Hands down one of the best things I’ve done
This was a very EXCELLENT adventure! Damian (the pilot) was very professional and informative; he advised us of what to expect during the ride and at landing time. Damian was attentive and we might add, very entertaining. I thought I would be fairly apprehensive but as it turned out I was anxious in an excited way! We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the ride and we'd do it again in a heartbeat! Thank you Rainbow Ryders and THANK YOU Damian! Donna and Rob Evans...Lafayette, LA
This was a fantastic experience made even better by the friendly customer service and professionalism of the crew. We always felt safe and secure while enjoying this hot air balloon ride and our pilot, Dean, was informative as well as humorous throughout the flight!!
The ride was amazing. You were floating in the air with the wind and it was completely serene. I can imagine no better way to see Albuquerque.
Staff at Rainbow Ryders were friendly and professional. The crew made sure everyone felt safe. Now, if only I could travel by balloon every day.
Amazing! One of the best parts of my trip! They were very safe the entire time and let us help set up and/or take photos. Was breathtaking and I enjoyed every minute of it! Highly recommend- they have 1000s of hours of experience and I felt very comfortable with them.
Incredible. Easy to book. Super nice staff. Great ride...smooth! Highly recommend this adventure. Folks in my balloon ranged in age from about 10-80 years old and everyone had a great time. Safe, knowledgable, professional, pilot and ground crew. Recommend sunrise trips as our pilot mentioned that due to weather/wind conditions 95 of the morning flights take off as scheduled, but the sunset is less predictable due to winds.
I highly recommend this Hot Air Balloon ride. Incredibly professional organization and experts in the field. The views were amazing. So worth getting up early for.
Simply amazing experience. Their balloon is labeled Bucket List and it certainly achieves that. Very professional staff and our pilot/guide was both knowledgeable and funny. You must do this once in your life.
The title is sunrise balloon ride but we did not see the sunrise. The balloon took off after the sun was already up. They make you drive to their office, then depart for a 15-20 minute van drive to the landing site. A bit silly, no need to meet at their office when you should just meet near the landing site. About 12 people crammed into the basket, not very comfortable. Overall not impressed.