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Black Hills Aerial Adventures

24564 US Highway 16/385, Custer, SD 57730-6501
+1 605-673-2163
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Awesome!!!

Seeing an aerial view of Badlands was amazing! The $50 Trip was plenty. Very exciting fun trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rsavell
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Mobile, Alabama
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Totally awesome!!

We took the helicopter out of their Keystone helipad. It was totally awesome to see Mount Rushmore... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brenda J
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“helicopter ride” (29 reviews)
“crazy horse” (42 reviews)
“minute flight” (8 reviews)
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24564 US Highway 16/385, Custer, SD 57730-6501
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+1 605-673-2163
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"helicopter ride"
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"crazy horse"
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"minute flight"
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"mt rushmore"
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"eye level"
in 4 reviews
"black hills"
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"birds eye view"
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"introductory flight"
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"excellent pilot"
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"professional operation"
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"harney peak"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"answered all of our questions"
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"awesome views"
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"discovery tour"
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"afraid of heights"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Seeing an aerial view of Badlands was amazing! The $50 Trip was plenty. Very exciting fun trip! Great experience with my dad.

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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind words..we are so glad you enjoyed your Badlands experience with us.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the helicopter out of their Keystone helipad. It was totally awesome to see Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse from the air -at eye level with the sculptures. It was beautiful to be able to see the view of the Black hills from the...More

Thank Brenda J
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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for sharing your vacation with us..we are so happy that you enjoyed your flight.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Staff and pilots were so friendly and knowledgeable about the area. While waiting for the flight ( only 8 min ) the staff told us more about Crazy Horse and the progress they were doing. They explained the route before hand and what to expect...More

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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking time from your vacation to spend with us..we are glad you enjoyed your Black Hills Aerial Adventures experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought seeing Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and other Black Hills sites from the air would be exciting and the trip exceeded our expectations. Mike P. was our pilot and he did a great job of flying and narrating throughout the whole flight. The views...More

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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for flying with us...we are so glad you came and enjoyed your experience with Black Hills Aerial Adventures..

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

We have been to Mount Rushmore many times and this time we wanted to do something above the "normal" stuff so we decided to go on this "whirly bird" ride and though I am afraid of heights I went and I will never regret it....More

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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for flying with us Patti...we are so happy that your experience with Black Hills Aerial Adventures was enjoyable..Please come see us again when you visit. Michael and crew

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

The boys totally had a blast, there was no push for them to hurry the took their time. They cannot wait to go again. Reason for a 4 star is that I own my own business and was not in the least impressed with the...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

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

1  Thank R5834QWpatrickd
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Reviewed October 18, 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

1  Thank grandmaK63
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Reviewed October 6, 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
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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 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

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

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

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Elaine M
February 22, 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
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Caleb D
January 29, 2017|
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I believe it closed at the end of October until the start of the new season sometime in the spring.
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ruth l
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Wait until you get there. It doesn't fill up that quick!
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