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Black Hills Aerial Adventures

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Up Close With Crazy Horse

We were disappointed that we could not get closer to the Crazy Horse Monument than the bottom of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Maria B
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Sandy, Utah
Black Hills Helicopter tour

A helicopter ride had been on my bucket list for a long time and I am very pleased that this trip... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Myron S
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Eldridge, Iowa
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24564 US Highway 16/385, Custer, SD 57730-6501
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were disappointed that we could not get closer to the Crazy Horse Monument than the bottom of the hill where the bus stops. On our way to Mt. Rushmore we spied a helicopter business off to the right of the road. We were thrilled...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maria B
bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

The unique beauty of the Black Hills and surrounding area is demonstrated from a totally different perspective in an aerial view from the helicopter. We so appreciate you and your family flying with Black Hills Aerial Adventures and are happy that your experience was memorable.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

A helicopter ride had been on my bucket list for a long time and I am very pleased that this trip was my first one. Flying front of Rushmore and straight on into Crazy Horse was a a great tip. The grand kids very much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Myron...thank you so much for taking the time to review your flight experience with Black Hills Aerial Adventures. We appreciate your business and thoughtfulness and are so glad your experience with us was a good one.

Reviewed 23 September 2018

I was upset because I ended up getting really bad motion sickness and using the barf bag on the flight. I didn't trust the little twist tie attached to the bag and had to hang onto it for fear of spilling it. When I got...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer K
bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Jennifer, our experience with sickness in flight is very rare; however, it does happen a very few times per season. Usually if there is some air turbulence. We are so sorry for your experience. You have brought several things to our attention which we were...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

My first time in a helicopter. It was awesome. Everyone was friendly and informative. Great view of the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

What a positive experience! The staff was so friendly and helpful. Our pilot, Ray, was so much fun and knew so much about the area. We took the ultimate flight and were so glad that we did. We were up for almost an hour and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with Black Hills Aerial Adventures. Customer service is foremost with our entire staff. We are so happy that your experience with us was so positive.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We flew in today with Mike P. As our pilot. Well worth the fee. You see so much more than you can from the ground. I’d do it again in a heart beat.

Date of experience: September 2018
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bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your Badlands flight....we appreciate your kind words and hope to see you soon on another Badlands Helicopter flight..

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I don’t have enough positive things to say, that would communicate how incredible our experience was with the Black Hills Aerial Adventures, Mount Rushmore Helicopter Tours! The staff that greeted us, were incredibly friendly. There were no hidden fees, etc. our Pilot Todd was absolutely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The guys at Black Hills Aerial Adventures are Awesome. Thanks guys she was so happy for the the flight.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Luke G
bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for taking your time to review us...we really appreciate your choosing Black Hills Aerial Adventures for your helicopter experience and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great pilot, Mike, on our Ultimate Aerial Adventure and he did a great job showing us the Black Hills Mountains, several lakes, Mount Rushmore, the Needles area, and Crazy Horse. The flight was very smooth and the time flew by!! The staff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The service from Dory, the cashier, was exceptional even though she was suffering from eating too many french fries after a tonsillectomy and had gotten lost from her home in the sea and her friend Nemo. Justin, the ground crew member, was knowledgeable and expertly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Matthew P
bhaerial, Owner at Black Hills Aerial Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you Matthew...Dory sometimes is a slow learner..but she is an awesome employee..glad you had a good time with Black Hills Aerial Adventures

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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
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Caleb D
29 January 2017|
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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.
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ruth l
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Wait until you get there. It doesn't fill up that quick!
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