Custer State Park Buffalo Safari Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    April & October  10:00am Rapid City 10:30am Keystone May thru September  9am Rapid City 9:30am Keystone Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local .. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup from your Rapid City or Keystone hotels , , Tour departs from Keystone National Presidential Wax Museum
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point


Hop into one of our modified Safari Vans with your driver/guide and depart on an exciting and adventurous Safari Tour: Mt. Coolidge, Iron mountain road, Needles Highway, Sylvan Lake and Custer State Park Wildlife Loop (buffalo + burros + more). Enjoy a picnic lunch and take advantage of the multiple photo opportunities. Your small-group tour is capped at 8 travelers to ensure personal service. 


  • Fees
  • Small-group tour
  • Driver/guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Snacks
  • Libation
  • Lunch
  • Pickup and drop-off for hotels in Rapid City and Keystone
  • Accommodation as per itinerary


  • Gratuities (recommended)

Know More about this tour

BUFFAO SAFARI TOUR - sit back as your guide directs you on a private adventure youll never forget.  This Safari Tour is designed for safety and comfort.  We offer free pickup from your Rapid City hotel or meet you at the National Presidential Wax Museum in Keystone. 

  • We drive to Iron Mountain Road (stopping for photos of bridges and one-way tunnels).
  • Then we tour the State Game Lodge (Presidential Summer White House 1927) and the Custer Park Information Center.
  • The 19-mile safari tour along the Wildlife Loop is next; where open grasslands, pine-speckled hills, 1,300 buffalo and hundreds of other wildlife can be viewed (including the cute little Prairie Dogs). 
  • Along the way we stop to pet and feed the famous Begging Burros . . . always fun for any age and great photo ops.
  • We ascend to the top of Mt. Coolidge; from here you can look down at the Wildlife Loop and in the distance see Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, the Needles, and the city of Custer.
  • Stopping for a picnic lunch beside the beautiful Stockade Lake and then . . .
  • Continuing to Needles Highway with stops for photos at several turnouts along the route. Theres no need to exit the vehicle as you can simply stand for great 360 degree views and photo ops. 
  • We stop for a break at the magnificent Sylvan Lake. 
  • Tour includes: fees, bottled water, snacks, picnic lunch and beer/wine for 21+ guests.
  • And snacks for feeding the Begging Burros.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum drinking age is 21 years

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required

A maximum of 8 people per booking

Layered clothing, comfortable shoes, and a hat are recommended

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Other rates apply only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.