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Black Hills Open-Top-Tours

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Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-644-6736
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USD 135.00*
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Badlands Standard or Premium Tour
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USD 99.00*
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Black Hills Tours - Single Traveler
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USD 249.00*
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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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Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-644-6736
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Black Hills Open-Top-Tours for a wonderful day out in the Badlands. The tour exceeded our expectations and gave us memories for a lifetime. Dale was a very fine host and guide and really made the tour a delight. Rich was excellent to deal...More

Thank JohnRNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took two tours with this company - a full day to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custard State Park; tour to the Badlands and Wall Drugs. Both drives were very knowledgable, friendly and accommodating to our needs. They went out of their way to...More

Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In addition to allowing us to see everything, navigating through some of these tricky roads isn't easy. Our guide,Jeff, knew where the "good stuff" was. Professional, knowledgeable and friendly, we are so glad we went on this tour of Custer and the surrounding areas.

1  Thank smalltownjudge
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Our 7-member family adult group recently spent 5 days in SD, and we toured the area attractions with Black Hills Open Top for 3 full days. They also provided airport shuttle services for us. We did the Safari Plus, Badlands, and the 1880 Train tours....More

Thank wolff001
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Loved our driver, Otto. He had a lot of information he shared with us. We were disappointed because our vehicle was not as shown in the pictures. It wasn't "Open Top" at all. It was a white van with some cut outs and plexiglass glued...More

Thank Debbie L
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Hi Debbie . . . Thank you for taking time for this review. Just to clarify . . . the Mt Rushmore Night Lighting Ceremony is not a tour. We offer an evening shuttle to the Ceremony only and it is priced as a shuttle...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

We took this tour with another couple. Had RJ as our guide for both the Black Hills tour and the Badlands. He did a great job. Very informative and knowledgeable about the area. Got to see a lot that had we not went on the...More

Thank Joni S
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Hi Joni - Thanks for your taking time for a review. RJ is a great guide and a great guy. I'm glad you enjoyed the tours but sorry you didn't like the vehicles. As I explained to your travel companion Mr. Davenport in his review...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Dale was a local and a wonderful guide. He had much to offer on the local culture, history, and geology of the area. It was hot (92 and the top was opened for taking photos) but that was Mother Nature's fault. The tour was even...More

Thank KevinGreen01
Reviewed 22 July 2017

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 14 July 2017 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

2  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

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
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Laura Q
7 April 2017|
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
19 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
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