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Black Hills Aerial Adventures

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

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We lucked out and happened to find this place as we drove past it on our way from Rushmore to crazy horse. We didn't have any advance reservation but since it was off season for... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Katy C
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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170 reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We lucked out and happened to find this place as we drove past it on our way from Rushmore to crazy horse. We didn't have any advance reservation but since it was off season for the area, we didn't have any problems getting a flight. I wanted to see crazy horse closer than you're able to from the ground so... More 

Thank Katy C
Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This was our first time to South Dakota and wanted to get a birds eye view of the area. It was unbelievable. We took the 30 minute ride. It was my first time on a helicopter and it was great. The Black Hills are gorgeous. We flew pass Mt Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Monument. We saw Sylvan Lake, Needles... More 

1 Thank Jane Y
Indio, California
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95 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

if you wanna see beautiful dakota you have to fly black hills air their the best kind friendly and helpful

Thank tonyespin
Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Well this was my first time on a helicopter, and will definitely not by my last. I would recommend everyone who has a chance to take this tour does it. We got a great look at Mount Rushmore without waiting in a huge line. Beyond that our pilot was full of great information and this trip makes for one hell... More 

Thank teamburke27
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A helicopter tour is a great way to see the area. Our kids had a blast and it was a highlight of the trip for them!

Thank Katy K
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My wife was diagnosed with cancer in January of this year. After she completed her chemotherapy, we decided to start checking-off bucket-list items we have had pending for years. One was a roadtrip and second was a helicopter ride. Combining the two together, we had planned on driving from Los Angeles to Rapid City and back. Months prior, we arranged... More 

1 Thank Joe_Aloha
Bellevue, Nebraska
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016 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!

1 Thank spotmycat
Yonkers, New York
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

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 

2 Thank LuckyLefferts
Miramar Beach, Florida
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120 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

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
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

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 

1 Thank redhead1009

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