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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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OMG- So so So worth it!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Pat M
Oro Valley, Arizona
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Oro Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank phxoasis
Charlotte, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend spending the extra money and do the longer farther flight, Mt Rushmore, crazy horse, spires, horse thief lake, iron mt. Road all so awesome to see from the sky!!! Pilot very friendly and informative!! Will do it again when we get back to the area.

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Carmel, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw helicopters landing on a bluff above our room at the Holiday Inn in Keystone, SD. The next morning we drove to the helipad, asked about a flight and got on a helicopter right away. The trip was awesome over Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Harney Peak, the buffalo herd with the elk that thinks it's a buffalo, etc. Our... More 

Thank SojournsFromCarmel
Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we were visiting South Dakota we wanted to do something different in with our 3 grand kids ages 12,14 and 16. So we took them to the Black Hills Aerial Adventures for a introductory helicopter ride, they just LOVED IT! It is a short ride but well worth the $49 per kid. We Made memories they will never forget... More 

Thank maryhwanczyk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I took the Crazy Horse flight. Our pilot was friendly and informative. It was our first time in a helicopter and we both enjoyed the experience!

Thank Kim K

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