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Black Hills Open-Top-Tours

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660 N Maple Ave, Rapid City, SD 57701-1661
+1 605-644-6736
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US$99.00*
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US$179.00*
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Mount Rushmore and Black Hills Safari Tour from Rapid City
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- BLACK HILLS #1 SAFARI STYLE TOURS - OPEN ALL YEAR - 7 DAYS A WEEK! Convertible-top vehicles ... open for sunny days/closed for inclement weather. View wildlife up-close and safely from inside our vehicles. Full-size Vans and Minivans - SUV's and ATV's for Off Road Tours - Handicap Accessible - Private Tours Available Free Pickup/Return to many area hotels. Tours include: bottled water, fees & snacks. Day Tours also include picnic lunch at lake or waterfall. Local Wine or Craft Beer Tasting Tours. Special Winter SnoTrax Tours of National Forest and Northern Hills. Winter Ice Fishing and year round Fly Fishing. Over 20 tours to select from.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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660 N Maple Ave, Rapid City, SD 57701-1661
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+1 605-644-6736
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We were booked to go on a private Jeep tour of Badlands ,which had been booked more than 6 months in advance . There was to be just the 2 of us . Paid $ 400.00 to do this . Day before we go on...More

Thank Nettie141
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi Nettie - I apologize for your bad experience on the Badlands tour. I could give you a "dog ate my homework" excuse but I won't. We dropped the ball and there is no excusing it away. Please let Susie know that I have mailed...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

My husband and I enjoy visiting the Black Hills very much and when visiting we usually book private tours with this company. And, again as usual, it was great. The Badlands is always beautiful, however, we also booked a tour to see the Mammoth Site...More

Thank bentea971
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Howdy Bente - Sorry I didn't reply sooner . . . been a busy fall. :o) I was great to see you both again. It's always a hoot to tour with you guys. Next year we'll take the Stretched UTV and check out some of...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

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999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Thank you Black Hills Open-Top-Tours for a wonderful day out in the Badlands. The tour exceeded our expectations and gave us memories for a lifetime. Dale was a very fine host and guide and really made the tour a delight. Rich was excellent to deal...More

Thank JohnRNZ
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Howdy John - I'm very pleased you both enjoyed your tour with us. Dale can be a hoot and knows the Badlands very well. If you ever come to the US for a summer holiday . . . come check out the Black Hills again...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

We took two tours with this company - a full day to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custard State Park; tour to the Badlands and Wall Drugs. Both drives were very knowledgable, friendly and accommodating to our needs. They went out of their way to...More

Thank Brooke B
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Brooke - Thanks for taking time for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed both your tours. Our convertible-top vehicles do allow for great photos and sightseeing without having to leave the vehicle. Next year we will be adding some shorter half day tours of...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

In addition to allowing us to see everything, navigating through some of these tricky roads isn't easy. Our guide,Jeff, knew where the "good stuff" was. Professional, knowledgeable and friendly, we are so glad we went on this tour of Custer and the surrounding areas.More

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999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi there Judge - I'm very happy you enjoyed your tour with Jeff . . . he is one of our best guides. Very knowledgeable, safe driver and . . . a dry sense of humor. I always recommend that whether you hire us or...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Our 7-member family adult group recently spent 5 days in SD, and we toured the area attractions with Black Hills Open Top for 3 full days. They also provided airport shuttle services for us. We did the Safari Plus, Badlands, and the 1880 Train tours....More

Thank wolff001
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Michelle - I'm very happy you enjoyed your tours with Dale. He told me it was a pleasure to guide for you and your family . . . he had a great time too. New news about the vehicles. Because of increased demand, we...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Loved our driver, Otto. He had a lot of information he shared with us. We were disappointed because our vehicle was not as shown in the pictures. It wasn't "Open Top" at all. It was a white van with some cut outs and plexiglass glued...More

Thank Debbie L
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Hi Debbie . . . Thank you for taking time for this review. Just to clarify . . . the Mt Rushmore Night Lighting Ceremony is not a tour. We offer an evening shuttle to the Ceremony only and it is priced as a shuttle...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

We took this tour with another couple. Had RJ as our guide for both the Black Hills tour and the Badlands. He did a great job. Very informative and knowledgeable about the area. Got to see a lot that had we not went on the...More

Thank Joni S
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Hi Joni - Thanks for your taking time for a review. RJ is a great guide and a great guy. I'm glad you enjoyed the tours but sorry you didn't like the vehicles. As I explained to your travel companion Mr. Davenport in his review...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Dale was a local and a wonderful guide. He had much to offer on the local culture, history, and geology of the area. It was hot (92 and the top was opened for taking photos) but that was Mother Nature's fault. The tour was even...More

Thank KevinGreen01
999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Kevin - I appreciate your taking time for this review. Thanks for understanding about the weather, we try to accommodate the wishes of our guests and that is why the top was opened for photos. It was unfortunate she was affected by the sun...More

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Laura Q
6 April 2017|
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Response from 999richw | Property representative |
Hi - Yes we are, and we are also offering a 20% discount on any other tour you might book at the same time. Thanks Rich
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18 June 2016|
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Response from 999richw | Property representative |
Hi Brenda - I tried to add the website that lists all the Pow Wow's for 2016 but TA won't let me do that. Please visit my website and click on contact info. After you send me an email I can reply with the website info... More
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brena57
16 June 2016|
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Sorry I'm late getting back to you. As I said in my other reply, just contact me through my website. thx Rich
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