Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Sunrise Balloon Ride

79 Reviews
Colorado Springs, United States

From $275.00

Select Date and Travelers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Greet the day with a sunrise hot air balloon flight that offers unbeatable views of Pikes Peak, the Garden of the Gods, and other Colorado Springs wonders. Help the crew inflate the giant balloon for a hands-on experience, and then soar over the enchanting landscape in the changing morning light. Back on solid ground, toast your flight with a celebratory glass of sparkling wine and light breakfast.
  • Watch the sun rise across Colorado from the basket of a hot air balloon
  • Get spectacular views of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains
  • Includes transport from Colorado Springs to the launch pad and a Champagne breakfast
  • Memorable way to celebrate engagements, anniversaries, and other special occasions

What's Included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Champagne Toast
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 1760 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
    1760 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, USA

    Meeting in the parking lot of Starbucks on the southeast corner of Lake Ave and Venetucci Blvd.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co.

3 hours Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability for flights cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of flight availability
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
79 reviews
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
Reviews by Viator travelers.
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Highly recommended! Staff...
Cynthia_D, Sep 2022
Highly recommended! Staff were very friendly and professional. Lifted off just after sunrise and had an amazing experience.
Very uplifting
Lynnette_C, Aug 2022
We had a great experience. Jesse and his crew were great and a lot of fun. The check in process was very easy and the response to phone calls and questions was returned quickly. A trip to remember!
Amazing Experience!
Mary_G, Aug 2022
This has always been on my bucket list and finally getting to do it in Colorado Springs was amazing. Our pilot was so knowledgable and experienced! I felt safe and my teenagers had an amazing time. I highly recommend this company. Safety is a priority.
I had a great time with...
Patricia_M, Aug 2022
I had a great time with my daughter. Our pilot Keith was friendly and super knowledgeable. The views were amazing and such a wonderful experience.
maryellenbennett, Jul 2022
Amazing views and the pilot pointed out areas of interest as well as the history of ballooning. The pilot put everyone at ease.
Beautiful Balloons!
Cheryl_N, Jul 2022
Amazing tour! Damian was an amazing pilot. We had 2 that were very scared of heights and they loved it. Not one bump in the process. An hour and 20 mins in the air. One caveat - I do wish we went closer to the mountains. This trip was VERY SAFE and worth every penny!
Thrilling & beautiful!!
Wilbur_W, Jul 2022
I am truly terrified of heights but this did not scare me at all!! My husband & I had a blast!!! We went 3900ft in the air and got to see beautiful mountains, dropped down to see wildlife, our guide explained so much of the history.
Just do it!
Barbara_M, Jun 2022
This was just a wonderful experience! Our guide, John, was knowledgeable and nice. He was great at making the experience calm and fun. We loved it. Also, t’s so quiet up there!
Bucket list CHECK!
Kevin_N, Jun 2022
We enjoyed this experience greatly. Flying with Troy was an added bonus! Hearing stories of his experience and knowledge of his great ballooning history was remarkable. We wanted to go again immediately!
Wonderful Experience
Kimberly_P, Aug 2021
This trip was wonderful. The team was knowledgeable and friendly and made us feel totally safe. Would definitely recommend Rainbow Ryders company to anyone!
A fun experience with a bumpy landing.
JoyJones, Aug 2021
It had a bumpy landing, but it was fun. I enjoy seeing the antelope and the deer while on the hot air balloon.
sara_B, Aug 2021
It was beautiful.. our guy was great and told us a lot stuff about Colorado and where to look.. my family absolutely loved it !! Was totally wort it .
Up, above the clouds
Richa_S, Jul 2021
This experience was amazing. Serene, quiet and so beautiful. The world looks amazing when you are up above in the clouds. I will recommend this to everyone. absolutely. The pilot and crew at the rainbow ryders were amazing. They made the whole experience so wonderful.
A must do bucket list item!
Angela_L, Jul 2021
Troy was amazing, very informative and obviously loves what he does for a living. The entire crew was helpful ans excited to be there. A very fun and relaxing activity if you're in the area. The view was amazing. Would recommend this company to anyone looking to take a balloon ride.
Best Experience
Lacey_A, Jul 2021
Our pilot Troy and his team were the BEST! They went above and beyond! Our ballon ride was the best experience of my life!
Amazing experience
Yaima_M, Jul 2021
We absolutely loved this experience. John was our pilot. He was funny knowledgeable and super friendly. We had an amazing flight and landing. Once we landed we had champagne to celebrate a safe flight and he teached us about the history of hot air ballons. Once we got back we were given a certificate which was a sweet way of ending the experience. We loved it so much that we are planning to get a group of friends and do it again. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Oh the views out of this world ❤️
A Great Time!
Amanda_B, Jul 2021
Troy was very experienced and made this experience one for the books! We definitely were in great hands as we saw some great views of the Colorado Springs area from above!
Saima_S, Jul 2021
I booked a month in advance for 5 ppl in my family for my 25th anniversary .it was cx 10 min before boarding,NO BODY bothered to reschedule it despite me calling 15 times and begging to 20 diff staff ppl.
Fun balloon ride
Whitney_C, Jul 2021
Had a wonderful balloon ride with the family, even my teens loved it! I felt really comfortable with our pilot, he has several world records under his belt for flying hot air balloons. The scenery was amazing.We didn't land where we were supposed to but did land in a guy's backyard, thank goodness he wasn't upset. Actually think it made his day. Would definitely recommend!
Worth it
Gena_C, Jun 2021
Absolutely amazing experience! We had Patrick as our pilot and he was fun! We had a rough landing but our pilot made sure we all were prepared for it and no injuries. Got to see so much and the price was lower than any other balloon tour and the entire staffing from booking to confirming to action was king and informative. Highly recommend!