Custer: Black Hills Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Custer: Black Hills Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

From US$ 325 per person

Catch a spectacular sunrise view while soaring over breathtaking Black Hills National Forest and Custer State Park. Make memories that will last forever during a 1-hour flight.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Enjoy a 1 hour flight in a small group up to 12 passengers
  • See the best views of Black Hills from above
  • Watch the sunrise over mountains, valleys, lakes and prairies
  • Look down and catch a birds-eye-view of the local wildlife
  • Enjoy a champagne toast upon your safe landing
Full description
Go on a hot air balloon tour of the Black Hills and treat yourself to an experience of a lifetime. Admire the beautiful Black Hills and witness historic, wild landscapes and abundant wildlife from a hot air balloon. Soar above the southern Black Hills, and world-renowned Custer State Park with extraordinary 360-degree views of mountains, rock formations, valleys, lakes, and prairies.  Look out for wildlife such as elk, antelope, whitetail deer, buffalo, mule deer, or even a mountain lion. Fly just miles away from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Wind Cave National Park, and the South Dakota Badlands. Certified pilots will navigate the flight with your safety and enjoyment in mind. During your 1-hour ride, your pilot will answer any questions that you might have and identify local points of interest.  Upon landing, enjoy a celebratory champagne toast, light snacks, and a story about the origin of hot air ballooning.
  • 1-hour hot air balloon ride
  • Professional pilot
  • Transportation to/from the launch site
  • Celebratory champagne
  • Light snacks
  • Souvenir flight certificate
  • Parking
  • Taxes and fees
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet at 747 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730, USA. Located next to South Dakota Outdoor Shop. Intersects with 8th street. Please arrive on time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  • Note that the times of the tour varies. Please call the local partner or check your email after 6:00 PM the evening before the flight to reconfirm your time, exact meeting time, and good weather
  • Note that the exact view depends on weather and wind conditions on the day
  • The flight duration is approximately 1 hour, determined by weather, while the entire experience from start to end is 3 hours
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Product ID: 390289