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Black Hills Caverns

2600 Cavern Rd, Hwy. 44, Rapid City, SD 57702
+1 605-343-0542
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Perfect cave visit!

There are two tours here to chose from. We took the shorter of the two. It was perfect in lenght... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Penny S
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Baldwin, Michigan, United States
Amazing caves

Our tour guide Dylan did a great job explaining all the formations and history of the cavern. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucinda R
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Tour the biggest crystal cave in the Black Hills area and see a variety of rock formations.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“cave tour” (9 reviews)
“long tour” (8 reviews)
“longer tour” (5 reviews)
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2600 Cavern Rd, Hwy. 44, Rapid City, SD 57702
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two tours here to chose from. We took the shorter of the two. It was perfect in lenght - about 45 minutes. Our guide was very knowledgable and took his time answering any questions we had. The gift shop and snack bar are...More

1  Thank Penny S
Kathy J, Manager at Black Hills Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Dylan did a great job explaining all the formations and history of the cavern. The tour lasted about 1 hour and was well worth the $. The day was hot so in the cave it was a comfortable 50-55 degrees. Lots of...More

Thank Lucinda R
Kathy J, Manager at Black Hills Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting us and we are glad you had a great time in our beautiful cave. Awesome that we could keep you cool on a hot Black Hills Day, Bonus!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was extremely pleasant and helpful. Cave tour was fun, tour guide was super funny and knowledgeable. Many different types of crystals and formations in the cavern-- Popcorn crystal, Frost crystal, stalactites, stalagmites, box work, the River of Ages is BEAUTIFUL!!, and fun NATURAL formations...More

Thank Brooke D
Kathy J, Manager at Black Hills Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I love cave tours and there are so many around the Black Hills. This one was expensive and we expected a lot more. Normally there are a lot of stalagmites and stalactites and we only saw one tiny set throughout the hour...More

Thank Patricia N
Kathy J, Manager at Black Hills Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry you did not enjoy the natural beauty of the cave and thank you for your comment on the cave tour path, we keep it as natural as possible but we will be addressing the slipper spots. Thank you for visiting and again,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were intrigued to visit the caves of the Black Hills. When we arrived we saw some youngsters trying to find gold in running water. Then came our time, We descended in the caves and what I saw was truly amazing. Rock formations that were...More

Thank Robby G C
Kathy J, Manager at Black Hills Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by and visiting us and thank you for your review of Black Hills Caverns. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice tour. we had to do the crystal tour (rather than the adventure tour) because hubby has impaired vision problems. the crystal tour was a good taste for cave tour virgins (which he is). i wish there were some other cave features on this...More

Thank dmc50
Kathy J, Manager at Black Hills Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you stopped by! Thank you.

Reviewed 10 June 2017

We've been to most of the caves in the Black Hills and this is one of the least interesting. The tour guide was great but there really isn't a lot to see as far as formations in the cave.More

Thank Peanut977
Kathy J, Manager at Black Hills Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for your input. Black Hills Caverns has our Adventure Tour, all three levels of the cave and 28 different formations and our Crystal Tour, which is the main level, with no stairs which only shows 8 formations. I am sorry you did not...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Black Hills Caverns is a 1 hour long walking tour and we considered it was just average. There wasn't much of a variety to see and the tour guide wasn't very informative. We thought it wasn't value for money.

Thank norma_gordon
Kathy J, Manager at Black Hills Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hi, This is Kathy with the Cave. I am wondering if you took our Crystal or Adventure Tour? Our goal is always a safe and education experience in our natural cave.

Reviewed 27 September 2016

This ais a gret tour and our tour guide (Hannah K) was great. She made the tour amazing with all her knowledge and whit. It is pretty amazing to be in caverns that have existed for so long. Learning our the areas and how the...More

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I've been to many types of caverns all over the world and most are worth seeing. This is not one of them. It does have some crystal deposits but at some point this was also the entrance to a mine. The many blasts of powder...More

Thank DonJancauskas
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