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Black Hills Open-Top-Tours

#3 of 13 Outdoor Activities in Rapid City Features Animals
Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-644-6736
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US$ 249.00*
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Custer State Park Safari Jeep Small-Group Tour
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Mount Rushmore and Black Hills Safari Tour from Rapid City
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- BLACK HILLS #1 SAFARI STYLE TOURS - OPEN ALL YEAR - 7 DAYS A WEEK! Convertible-top vehicles ... open for sunny days/closed for inclement weather. View wildlife up-close and safely from inside our vehicles. Full-size Vans and Minivans - SUV's and ATV's for Off Road Tours - Handicap Accessible - Private Tours Available Free Pickup/Return to many area hotels. Tours include: bottled water, fees & snacks. Day Tours also include picnic lunch at lake or waterfall. Local Wine or Craft Beer Tasting Tours. Special Winter SnoTrax Tours of National Forest and Northern Hills. Winter Ice Fishing and year round Fly Fishing. Over 20 tours to select from.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rapid City, SD 57701
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Reviewed yesterday

Shyanne was our guide for the day and she was excellent. She picked us up at the hotel on time and showed us things about the Black Hills we didn't know. She had snacks, cold water, and salads for our lunch. She was helpful and...More

Thank 2014psr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After booking a trip last year with Rich and the Black Hills Open Top Tours, mother and I loved it so much we booked again this year with the a couple of additional members of the family! We paid for a private tour for four,...More

1  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous tours, wonderful guides! We booked many months in advance of our trip to Mt. Rushmore. So happy we did. We booked two tours. First, was Safari plus (which included Mt. Rushmore at Night). Second, was the Badlands. We had three different tour guides: Cindy,...More

Thank Joyce1228
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I did two tours with RJ; the Mt. Rushmore Safari Tour and the Badlands tour. By the time it was done we felt a true friendship with RJ. He was fun, knowledgable and informative. The scenery, wildlife, parks and monuments are all...More

Thank jdav57
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mr Davenport - Thanks for your taking time for a review. RJ is a great guide and a great guy. And thank you for bringing up an important situation that has come up. We recently began offering our tours through other vendors. Unfortunately the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide, Cindi, was very professional and knowledgable about the area. We enjoyed her commentary and had a nice time on the tour. However, the tour company had dispatched an extremely old, unsafe car for our tour, despite paying extra for a private tour....More

Thank TravelBocaRaton_FL
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Mr. Ph I'm very happy you enjoyed your tour with Cindi, she is very knowledgeable about the region and is one of our best guides. I'm sorry the vehicle used for the tour diminished your fun for the day and you did not find...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour online based on the reviews found on Trip Advisor, and we were so glad we did. The day was all that was promised. The two of us joined a party of three other adults and our driver/guide Paul. He was quite...More

Thank Adele S
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Howdy Adele - I'm very happy you enjoyed your time touring with Paul. The Badlands are amazing and Wall Drug is a must stop . . . if nothing else at least for the 'free ice water' . . . Please come back and visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a Mount Rushmore tour with Jeff and had a great time, he is a great tour guide. He answered way too many questions from our 8 year old! This trip is worth the money. We could relax as a family instead of arguing...More

1  Thank Jennifer S
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jennifer - I'm very happy you enjoyed your time touring with Jeff, this is his second year with us. As a retired 4th grade teacher, he has demonstrated not only his knowledge of the area but his love for working with children. We are...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great trip to Devil's Tower with Dale. He was very knowledgeable & informative and we never felt rushed. He laughed at all my jokes, even though they weren't funny.

Thank Steven P
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Howdy Steven . . . we have something in common . . . Dale laughs at my bad jokes too. I'm very glad you had a fun tour. I appreciate your taking time for a review . . . come back soon. Thanks Rich

Reviewed 3 June 2017

My son and I did two days of personal tours with our guide Cindi. We went to several sites and it was apparent she was as happy to be there as we were. these folks run a very professonial operation, and even a little rain...More

Thank Vincent N
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Vincent . . . that is an extremely nice thing to say about Cindi! She is great with our guests and soooo knowledgeable. The one thing I look for in our guides is the fact they have fun too. It make the difference. Thanks...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

I did two trips with open top tours. They were brilliant! Geoff took us to the Badlands, and it was such a personal tour, a small group allowing us time to stay as long as we needed. Then Dale took us the next day to...More

1  Thank Brenda G
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Howdy Brenda - I really appreciate your taking time for a review . . . and for such a kind review too! Dale and Jeff are both knowledgeable of the 'Hills' region and love sharing with our guests, I'm glad you enjoyed your tours. I...More

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Laura Q
6 April 2017|
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Hi - Yes we are, and we are also offering a 20% discount on any other tour you might book at the same time. Thanks Rich
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Hi Brenda - I tried to add the website that lists all the Pow Wow's for 2016 but TA won't let me do that. Please visit my website and click on contact info. After you send me an email I can reply with the website info... More
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brena57
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Response from 999richw | Property representative |
Sorry I'm late getting back to you. As I said in my other reply, just contact me through my website. thx Rich
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