Black Hills Balloons - Fly In A Hot Air Balloon Over The Black Hills! - Custer

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    5:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    747 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Your Adventure Awaits! Black Hills Balloons flies in the southern Black Hills, making the Custer Valley and world-renowned Custer state park the heart of our flying area; just miles from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Wind cave national park! Your flight over mountains, valleys, lakes and prairies, is one of the best ways to view the Black Hills; home to elk, antelope, deer, and buffalo. If youre lucky, you might even see a mountain lion from our secure gondola! The beautiful Black Hills is the only place in the world where you can witness such historic, wild landscape and abundant wildlife from a hot air balloon.
Established in 1984, BHB has been flying the Black Hills for 30+ years. Awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence multiple years in a row, we take pride in creating the best experience for our passengers and sharing the beauty of the hills with everyone we meet. Join us for a flight and we see why we are one of the top attractions in the Black Hills!


  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Qualified and professional pilot
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Custer

Reservations are required. We meet our passengers each morning at a central meeting location in Custer, SD. Passengers will park their vehicles and travel to the launch field in one of our insured Black Hills Balloons vans.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Custer

Once you arrive to the field, our crew gets to work unloading and preparing the aircraft while passengers are briefed and take photos. The balloon takes 20 minutes to prepare for flight and once ready, passengers are requested to board.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Custer

The flight is approximately one hour, determined by weather and available landing locations. Upon landing, our ground crew will pack the balloon while passengers and pilot celebrate the flight with complimentary champagne, light snacks and a story about the origin of hot air ballooning.

Duration: 2 hours


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Bottled water

Glass of Champagne

Entry/Admission - Custer

Entry/Admission - Custer

Entry/Admission - Custer



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum age is 4 years

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Traveler Reviews

  • 01-Nov-2016

    Fantastic! Beautiful way to see the country side and the tour guide was lovely and knew exactly what he was doing. I highly recommend!

  • 20-Oct-2015

    Damian was such a fun and safe pilot!! We started our last day in the hills on a high note!!!! Literally!! Everything about the experience was great!! Friendly, helpful staff, Pilot Damian was funny and easy going, and the flight and landing were perfection!! The hot air balloon cups to toast with Champagne and crackers, A very nice touch!! I highly recommend this tour