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Black Hills Open-Top-Tours

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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...more
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Rapid City, SD 57701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time! Rick does a great job! He really enjoys what he does and it shows! Badlands were amazing!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kevin was our guide for the day and he was great! It was an incredible tour Kevin was very knowledgeable and the sights unforgettable! Thanks for the awesome memories.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took both the Black Hills tour and the night lighting of Rushmore with this tour company. There are many pros and a few cons. The pros are: prompt pickup at our RV park (didn't have to go to their place), courteous drivers, No "bus"...More

Thank I4976XUrobertj
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi robertj - Thank you for taking time for your review. This is one of the most well thought out, fair and logical evaluations we have seen. I have taken heed to your point about the small step stool and they are now available in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a bucket list for my husband. It ended up being just my husband and I. (A nice surprise). Rich was fantastic and gave us so much knowledge about the area and animals. We saw buffalo, burrows, prairie dogs and beautiful scenery. Had a...More

Thank usroyalty
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Howdy usr - I'm very happy you enjoyed your tour . . . it was a great day to be sightseeing. The weather was excellent, the wildlife were accommodating and I got a chance to get outside and have fun with a great couple! I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Larry. While he seems like a nice person, he chews and spits chewing tobacco the entire 10-hour tour. It is absolutely disgusting to see over and over again. As some who is directly interfacing with the public, this seems horrendous to...More

1  Thank altruista6
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello - I am sorry you did not enjoy your tour with our company. I do apologize if you could not hear your guide during the tour, he is supposed to be using the PA when he deems it safe to use the hand mic,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tip was wonderful because of Ken's personality, attention to detail, kindness, and lovely and comfortable Jeep. We were the only people in the made for two trip/car. I cannot say enough about the company and Ken.More

Thank Rossr61a
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review Rossr. Ken was one of our first tour guides when we started 7 years ago and he's returned this year to guide again. He is very good a what he does and I will pass along your...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Took our 6 & 8 year old grandkids to the Jeep ride and the Chuck Wagon Dinner. It was worth the cost $390 for two adults and two kids. We ended right in the middle of the buffalo. Our guide, Brenda, was fantastic. She really...More

Thank connielkoehler
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Connie - That is a great review and I wished we were the company you are reviewing . . . but we are not. I believe this review should have gone to the Custer State Park Jeep and Blue Bell Lodge Chuck Wagon Dinner....More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Overall, our Buffalo safari tour was okay. Larry was a very pleasant tour guide but didn't provide the energetic and entertaining commentary that we expected based on other reviews. Unfortunately, he also speaks very softly so it was difficult to hear him most of the...More

Thank tammypk1
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Tammy - I'm sorry the tour did not live up to your expectations. I am glad your kids enjoyed the open top experience though . . . the convertible tops allow everyone to see more and get photos without having to leave the van....More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went on this tour July 25th, 2018 in the open jeep and had a wonderful time. I do need to comment on 2 things. First, they got the name of our hotel wrong ( we stayed at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites- Rushmore...More

1  Thank Gail K
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Gail - I'm very glad you enjoyed the tour portion of the Safari Tour and thank you for the kind words about Kevin. I'll pass them on. I apologize that Kevin failed to inform you about the wine/beer availability. I spoke to him about...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My husband, myself and our adult daughter took this tour and loved it! We had a beautiful day and the open top van was perfect for our day out! We were able to see more places than we ever could have seen on our own....More

1  Thank Laura M
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Laura - Thank you for taking time for your review. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your tour with Randy, he told me that your were great company! No problem with changing your tour date . . . and I always advise our guests to...More

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Laura Q
6 April 2017|
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Response from 999richw | Property representative |
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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18 June 2016|
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Response from 999richw | Property representative |
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
17 June 2016|
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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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