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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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When we walked through the doors we were warmly greeted by a gentleman who gave us thorough information and answered our questions. Every person we encountered thereafter was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Hill City, South Dakota
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Hill City, South Dakota
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

When we walked through the doors we were warmly greeted by a gentleman who gave us thorough information and answered our questions. Every person we encountered thereafter was equally friendly and helpful. Their impeccable customer service is part of what makes this such an enjoyable experience. Our dog was with us and it was a hot day, so they lead... More 

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Winfield, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Was a walk in early in the morning they got me on the helicopter in 15 minutes was able to see Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse sculptures. Pilot was awesome price was a little high but you should at least do it once.

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Preston, Idaho
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I took this excursion from the Keystone Helipad, and flew over Mt Rushmore. They offer several flight options, I suggest at least taking the $99 Rushmore flight. You get to see the monument up close. Staff was friendly and the pilot was great.

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Greeley, Colorado
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Leaving Badlands National Park, we noticed a sign for helicopter rides and decided to stop in and get additional info. The prices were higher than anticipated but I'm sure with the cost of fuel, $49 for a 6 minute flight, it is not as high as it seems at first glance. My gf settled on the shortest flight and we... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This was an incredible experience! My 11 yo son and I did the intro flight - $49!!!! True - it is a 6 minute flight but the excitement and thrill never decreased - it was the perfect flight time for my son. Very personable pilot and staff. I will absolutely definitely and without question visit these guys again next year... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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

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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74 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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 6 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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