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Black Hills Aerial Adventures

24564 US Hwy 16/385, Custer, SD 57730
+1 605-673-2163
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See the Black Hills in Style

We went for a ride to see the sites of the Black Hills from a different angle, and Wow, what an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hill City, United States
Excellent !

My husband and I were beyond thrilled with Black Hills Aerial Adventures, from the phone call with... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
York, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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“helicopter ride” (28 reviews)
“crazy horse” (41 reviews)
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24564 US Hwy 16/385, Custer, SD 57730
24564 US Hwy 16/385, Custer, SD 57730
+1 605-673-2163
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a ride to see the sites of the Black Hills from a different angle, and Wow, what an experience. the kids were absolutely thrilled, and the adults liked it a lot, too. If you have time, it's an experience that is well...More

Thank R5834QWpatrickd
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were beyond thrilled with Black Hills Aerial Adventures, from the phone call with Mike for information about the ride/ tour, to Laurie at the front desk for explaining more about which tour/ride to take, to Calin, our pilot, and two other...More

Thank grandmaK63
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We spent three days enjoying the incredible scenery of Badlands National Park - except for the annoying LOUD helicopter tours overhead, courtesy of Black Hills Aerial Adventures. Every hike, picnic, and wildlife viewing experience was interrupted by their helicopters; it was like hiking in a...More

3  Thank PhillipCambridge
bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Phillip, I am sorry that the helicopters disrupted your Badlands Experience. In the three days that you were able to hike and explore, we were able to provide an experience to many elderly, infirm and/disabled people that may not have been able to see and...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

What a great way to see views only available from the air. Facilities, staff and pilot were all exceptional. Highly recommend.

Thank S7499HWss
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great little helicopter tour over the key sights. Highly recommended even if you see the sights desperately at ground level!

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

On a family trip to visit Mt. Rushmore, we happened to see this place on the side of the highway. There are 5 trips to pick from with prices at $49/person for a 6min ride, $149/ for a 15min ride and so on up to...More

Thank EdithL80
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

A well run professional operation. Fallon was our pilot and she is AWESOME! She explained the things we were curious about without nattering on endlessly the way some guides do. We took the longest tour and was quite happy to have seen all the wide...More

Thank N Eric H
Reviewed 26 August 2017

With my sisters seeing the badlands, that was awesome in and of itself, but flying over part of it with them was another! It was awesome to see it from an above perspective and if you like that hang gliding kind of bouncing, the helicopter...More

Thank tgomezzzz
Reviewed 25 August 2017

My husband and I took our Grandson on his, as well as mine, first helicopter flight and it was wonderful. The personnel were very helpful and friendly. It was a beautiful flight to remember.

Thank billmelwestler
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I took my grandson on our first ever helocopter ride and it was great. The people were great, they helped me get into the helocopter and talk me during the flight. Big plus on my end believe me. Of course we only took the Discovery...More

Thank Snoopspaw
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Questions & Answers
Elaine M
22 February 2017|
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Response from firedog1013 | Reviewed this property |
Their website states they open May 12th, 2017 and they fly every day from 9 to 5 Hope this helps
Caleb D
29 January 2017|
Response from LuckyLefferts | Reviewed this property |
I believe it closed at the end of October until the start of the new season sometime in the spring.
ruth l
6 July 2016|
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Wait until you get there. It doesn't fill up that quick!