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Black Hills Aerial Adventures

24564 US Hwy 16/385, Custer, SD 57730
+1 605-673-2163
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Wonderful views

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dallas, Texas
Awesome views

Great little helicopter tour over the key sights. Highly recommended even if you see the sights... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul B
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“crazy horse” (38 reviews)
24564 US Hwy 16/385, Custer, SD 57730
+1 605-673-2163
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank S7499HWss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little helicopter tour over the key sights. Highly recommended even if you see the sights desperately at ground level!

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a family trip to visit Mt. Rushmore, we happened to see this place on the side of the highway. There are 5 trips to pick from with prices at $49/person for a 6min ride, $149/ for a 15min ride and so on up to...More

Thank EdithL80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A well run professional operation. Fallon was our pilot and she is AWESOME! She explained the things we were curious about without nattering on endlessly the way some guides do. We took the longest tour and was quite happy to have seen all the wide...More

Thank N Eric H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With my sisters seeing the badlands, that was awesome in and of itself, but flying over part of it with them was another! It was awesome to see it from an above perspective and if you like that hang gliding kind of bouncing, the helicopter...More

Thank tgomezzzz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took our Grandson on his, as well as mine, first helicopter flight and it was wonderful. The personnel were very helpful and friendly. It was a beautiful flight to remember.

Thank billmelwestler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took my grandson on our first ever helocopter ride and it was great. The people were great, they helped me get into the helocopter and talk me during the flight. Big plus on my end believe me. Of course we only took the Discovery...More

Thank Snoopspaw
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

took crazy horse tour. 10 minutes in the air but great views.fun to see crazy horse from the air. $100 American for 1 person so pricey but a nice treat. did this over Niagara falls too. fun to compare

Thank loraine01
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My family of 4 took the introductory flight from the Crazy Horse helipad. It was the first time for all of us in a helicopter and the staff made us all feel comfortable! Two of us rode at a time and each of my kids(6&10)...More

Thank ckkrueger3
bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much for your comments...we strive for exceptional customer satisfaction, and are happy that your experience was enjoyed by your family.

Reviewed 2 August 2017

I thought this ride would take us over by Mount Rushmore, but we only went over Crazy Horse, the Needles, Sylvan Lake and Harney Peak. Although I enjoyed what I saw, it wasn't worth the $300 for two of us to go 20 minutes, if...More

1  Thank Janie4359
bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

We are very sorry that you did not receive the tour that you thought you had purchased...our staff and website explain very carefully what attractions and monuments that will be included in the specific tour of your choice. We provide various tours at various price...More

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Elaine M
22 February 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
Caleb D
29 January 2017|
Response from LuckyLefferts | Reviewed this property |
I believe it closed at the end of October until the start of the new season sometime in the spring.
ruth l
7 July 2016|
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Wait until you get there. It doesn't fill up that quick!

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