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Black Hills Aerial Adventures

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Address: 24564 US Hwy 16/385, Custer, SD 57730
Phone Number: 605.673.2163.
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We enjoyed a 40 min ride. The first for our two sons (12 & 15). What a thrill it was for all. Our pilot took us everywhere and got us as close as possible. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Just paid for the cheapest ride for my boys and my husband. They said it would be 6 minutes, which was enough for their first time. I timed it, less than 4 minutes, which is really fast. I said something to the guy when he was going out to get them about it not be 6 minutes and he just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a 40 min ride. The first for our two sons (12 & 15). What a thrill it was for all. Our pilot took us everywhere and got us as close as possible. Highly recommend.

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Sawyer, Michigan
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66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The helicopter ride we took was so unbelievable we wished it could go on another 20 minutes. It allowed us to see a few places we hadn't gotten to, and since all of the views were from the air it just added to the beauty of the trip to be able to see the Black Hills from this vantage. Plus,... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As soon as I saw one of the helicopters take off, I said to my family "I'm in!!! Are you?". They agreed with some reluctance. We enjoyed every minute and felt we were in good hands with our pilot. What's not awesome about getting right in MT Rushmore's face? We took some great photos and totally enjoyed the experience.

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Amarillo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

First time in a helicopter, loved it. Like most businesses you ask what's popular they show you most expensive, oh well....beautiful scenery from above, would have wished for either closer drive by Rushmore or more runs by. Biggest disappointing factor was the ride didn't last barely five minutes and get your wallet ready cause it's expensive!! Wouldn't do it again.

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Henryetta, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have been to Mount Rushmore twice. Once with our kids on vacation and again just the two of us. It was my first helicopter flight. I was very nervous. I don't regret it at all. I can mark helicopter ride off my bucket list. This was our 3rd time to get to go to the Mount Rushmore area. This... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Even a short flight is an unforgettable experience. We had not even considered a helicopter ride but caught a clear day in Badlands, saw the small heliport, and made a decision to go for it. We did not regret it! Experienced and helpful pilots who are willing to go the extra mile to give you more information about their equipment... More 

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Springboro, Ohio
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47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Took our two boys and wife up for a tour of Crazy Horse and Rushmore. It was amazing, all had a great time. Pilot was super nice, informational, and very professional. Chopper was older, but well maintained and operated great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Flew over Crazy Horse Memorial near Hill City. Professional, well maintained, owner managed. Super nice pilot, Joseph. Clear day, scenery was spectacular, flight smooth. My first helicopter flight and my partner flew helicopters for 40 years. We both thoroughly enjoyed our flight.

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our 8-10 mins flight was $100 per person. What a great way to see Mt Rushmore! The pilot flew us eye level with the monument and around the back side too and a few other areas in the hills. It was interesting to get a birds eye view. Tours seat 3 people plus the pilot so our fam of five... More 

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Address: 24564 US Hwy 16/385, Custer, SD 57730
Phone Number: 605.673.2163.
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer

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