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Black Hills Aerial Adventures

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Address: 24564 US Highway 16/385, Custer, SD 57730-6501
Phone Number: 605.673.2163.

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Great views!

We took advantage of the sale for a 20 min flight for $175. It was excellent! The girls got to ride for 40 min! My husband and I swapped out. We saw Crazy Horse, Mt Rushmore... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Bellevue, Nebraska
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took advantage of the sale for a 20 min flight for $175. It was excellent! The girls got to ride for 40 min! My husband and I swapped out. We saw Crazy Horse, Mt Rushmore, Harney Peak, and buffalo. Was a great first helicopter ride for our girls!

Thank spotmycat
Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The helicopter ride around the Crazy Horse Memorial is a not-to-be-missed experience. The views are outstanding. The Aerial Adventures service is A-1. Each staff member was friendly and helpful, from the desk representative who explained the flight options to me, to the assistant who buckled me in. My pilot, Wayne, gave me a sense of confidence as he explained everything... More 

Thank LuckyLefferts
Miramar Beach, Florida
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118 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not get the address for the Mt.Rushmore heliport to come up but this is the same company. I have to say that my last helicopter ride was in the early 70's, this was a treat and a great trip. Everyone involved with this adventure was great..........Wayne, Mike and Van on the ground and the pilot Patrick were excellent. They... More 

Thank firedog1013
Rock Island, Illinois
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Mom has never been on a helicopter ride, but she really enjoyed the ride. We took the 30 minute ride and flew past mount Rushmore twice, saw a better view of Crazy Horse monument then we did when we stopped in our car and the pilot made sure that we could see buffalo from the air. I would highly... More 

Thank redhead1009
Oro Valley, Arizona
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did a 3-generation/bucket-list cross-off trip. Mom had never been on a helicopter (Kid and I did GrandCyn so we're old hats ;-), but staff and Pilot were so supportive and reassuring for her, she actually climbed into the front seat! And couldn't wipe the smile off her face. We did the Southern Hills Panorama tour. It's a bit pricey, but... More 

Thank Pat M
Willmar, Minnesota
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Discovery tour. A short, but very enjoyable ride. Pilot and staff were very competent and personable. Would recommend.

Thank O1707GLwendyl
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65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did the crazy horse flight which was only ten minutes, but so worth it. We got to see crazy horse monument from a different view, many beautiful hills and sites, and even a herd of buffalo and an elk. It was absolutely beautiful and well worth the money. Our pilot was friendly, knowledgeable and made the experience really enjoyable.... More 

Thank Augustandwally
New Castle, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Never flew in helicopter and I got the front seat. I'm terrified of heights but I got through it and will never forget the views of Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse etc. It's one of the more costly things you can do but it was memorable.

Thank JuniorKP
Corona, California
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Very affordable rides. Trips are listed as mileage but it is basically 1 minute a mile. Rides start at $50. I took the 10 mile ($99) Mt. Rushmore tour and the view was amazing. If you are a single rider there will be a fuel surcharge of $30. Worth the cost and the time. I would do it again.

Thank AlbertB_949
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Took my dad for to celebrate his 71st birthday. We took the Mt. Rushmore tour. Dad had been on a helicopter before. This was my 1st time. Mike, our pilot, calmed my anxiety as I sat in front by him. My mother waited on the ground for us and the staff was very hospitable to her. Awesome views and lighting... More 

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