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Address: 110 Keystone, #767 Deadwood, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: +1 605-644-6736
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Description: - Black Hills #1 SAFARI STYLE TOURS - Convertible-top vehicles ... open...
- Black Hills #1 SAFARI STYLE TOURS - Convertible-top vehicles ... open for sunny days/closed for inclement weather. View wildlife up-close, safely inside out open-top vehicles. SUV's - Vans - Minivans - Sedan Convertibles Handicap Accessible - Multi-Lingual - Private Free Pickup/Return to any Rapid City Hotel. Tours include: bottled water, fees & snacks. Select tours include lakeside picnics. Special tours with wine tasting. OPEN ALL YEAR - 7 DAYS A WEEK!
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Excellent tour that covers alot of ground with no stress

After driving out from Chicago I wanted to be able to relax and see the sights. This tour was perfect for that - Mount Rushmore, Needles Highway, Custer State Park, Lake Sylvan... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

After driving out from Chicago I wanted to be able to relax and see the sights. This tour was perfect for that - Mount Rushmore, Needles Highway, Custer State Park, Lake Sylvan, Crazy Horse. Plus the open top van really adds to the experience and allows for great views of Rushmore and more on the winding narrow roads in the... More 

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Rice Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

From the initial booking call to the moment we stepped out of the van at the end of the day, our tour was comfortable, instructional, and absolutely breath-taking. Tour guide Rich was accommodating to a fault. We could not have asked for a better guide or a better experience.

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999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Hi Steve - Thank you for the review, it is greatly appreciated! We try very hard to accommodate our guests needs . . . and we never rush you. It was a fun day touring with you. Be Well! Rich More 

Cincinnati
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Rich was an awesome tour guide! We were out with him all day, and he took our small group of friends on the most amazing tour! He pointed out all of the wild animals up in the Black Hills and took us to see so many interesting sights! We would have never been able to do it all in our... More 

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999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Hi Amy - What a great bunch to tour with . . . you guys were a hoot! I could tell you all have been friends for some time by your mutual sense of humor. Thanks for allowing me to adjust the tour because of weather, we were fortunate that the tour didn't encounter bad weather until just at the... More 

Bergen, Norway
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

When visiting the Black Hills from Norway in february, we went on a combo tour visiting Deadwood, Sturgis and Spearfish Canyon. Altogether an excellent experience with enough time to do and see what we wanted. Friendly guiding and excellent service. We highly recommend this touring company to everybody who want a special experience of the Black Hills. We will be... More 

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999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Howdy Again - It was great getting to see you both. It's always fun sightseeing with you guys! I've put together some places for next time that not many visitors get to see. One is Cement Ridge Lookout . . . you can see the Big Horn Mtn Range in WY and beautiful views of WY, MT and SD. Thanks... More 

Hanover, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Rich was the best tour guide! He went out of his way to accomodate our wishes and mother nature, who was not being very helpful the day of our tour. He is so knowledgeable of the area and very easy to visit with. We can't say enough how much we enjoyed our day. Thanks Rich!!

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999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Hi April - I'm very glad you enjoyed the tour. That time of year you never know about the weather, but you can always find a way to get'r done. Thank you for the review and I look forward to you coming back some time! Be Well - Rich More 

Long Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Best, Best, Best. Rich is very knowledgeable with the Black Hills area and he history. Very accommodating to my schedule and the things I want to see. Wish I had more time to go with Rich, but perhaps next time in the Summer/Fall. I didn't expect to see so much in such a short time especially right at new year... More 

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Rich W, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Hi Dolly - It would be great if you can come back this summer or fall. I'll make sure I'm available to show you more of the beautiful Hills. It's too bad that winter snow closes Iron Mtn Road, Needles Highway and Sylvan Lake. They offer exceptional views and photo ops especially from our convertible top vehicles. They should all... More 

Perth, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went to rapid city in November not expecting to have any issues with tours going to Mount Rushmore and crazy horse. But it seemed as though a lot of places were not operating. Luckily Rich was still offering tours and it was just me and 1 other traveller. This was so much better than a full bus load of people,... More 

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Rich W, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Hi Jade - Thanks for taking time for a review. I hope you enjoyed all your touring of the USA! I enjoyed the day with you you're fun to be around. I hope you can return again some day to see the rest of the 'Hills'. Be Well . . . and Stay Warm! Rich More 

Beijing, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I arrived in Rapid City in a windy, chilled afternoon. Crossed thousands miles, I just wanted to see Crazy Horse and Mont Rushmore. Adobal Hotel introduced to me Black Hills Open-Top-Tours.Richard, the owner and operator picked me, and brought me to my dreamed places, and Black Hills national parks. It was amazing! This was the first tour visit in my... More 

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Rich W, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Howdy M - I appreciate your taking time for your review! I had a great time with you that day. I was fascinating to hear about your home country and your adventures. You are also very adventurous . . . I have added the picture of you in the convertible, with the top open and the snow blowing, to our... More 

Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Being from the East Coast and my first time in South Dakota, I was determined to visit Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse. Unfortunately by it being the off season, no tours were operating or they were charging double for tours. Went to the front desk of the hotel I was staying and asked if they knew of a company. Thankfully,... More 

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Rich W, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Hi SMJ08 - Thank you for the review . . . it is greatly appreciated! I'm glad we had the extra time also. We do not hurry our guests and always try to provide something 'extra' whenever we can. This off-season we are offering special discounts for many tours, including the single traveler. I look forward to your returning someday.... More 

Western Ireland, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Due to off season I had a one on one tour with the owner Rich. He was amazing...had great passion and informative of EVERY aspect of the Black Hills and Rapid City. I went for the Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse tour but bc it was a quiet day and he was enjoying himself I saw much much more than... More 

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Rich W, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Maria - I enjoyed touring with you and had a great time learning about your country too! I'm glad the weather allowed us extra time to visit more of the 'Hills'. I hope you can return some day. Enjoy the rest of your time visiting the US. Be Well - Rich More 

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