Custer: Black Hills Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Activity provider: Black Hills Balloons

Custer: Black Hills Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Activity provider: Black Hills Balloons

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.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • 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

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Meeting point

The meeting point is located next to Old Pine Social, which intersects with 8th Street.

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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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 6 reviews

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This was on my bucket list!! I am not a liver of heights, but Damian and his whole crew made my first ballooning a wonderful experience!! Gentle, smoothe, beautiful, perfect!!

October 2, 2022

Mike was awesome. He made us laugh multiple times. Highly recommend if you are thinking about doing this. Definitely worth the money and experience! My husband was super nervous but at the end he wanted to stay up longer! 10/10

September 7, 2022

September 6, 2022

Product ID: 390289