Black Hills Balloons - Fly in a hot air balloon over the Black Hills!

Black Hills Balloons - Fly in a hot air balloon over the Black Hills!

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 you’re 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!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Black Hills Balloons Passenger Meeting Location, 747 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730, USA

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.

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.

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.

We fly daily at sunrise when the winds are calm and consistent. Flights are weather dependent and at the discretion of the pilot.

Duration: 15 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"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"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Must call or email Black Hills Balloons the evening before the flight between 6.30 pm and 8 pm for a flight status update and weather check."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"We are limiting the number of passengers per balloon and baskets are compartmentalized; creating more distance between parties.
We ask that anyone who feels ill, has a fever, or shows symptoms stay at home. A balloon ride can wait for another day and we will be here to fly you."

Hora de Inicio: 5:00 AM
Duración: 2 To 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 747 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730, USA

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Glass of Champagne

No Incluye

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off


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