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Custer State Park: Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Product ID: 390289
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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
Starting time 5:15 AM
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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
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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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 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

From US$ 325 per person

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Black Hills Balloons

Product ID: 390289