Day trip

From Rapid City: Custer State Park Private Safari and Hiking

From Rapid City: Custer State Park Private Safari and Hiking

From US$ 650 per group up to 2

Get up close with the wildlife in Custer State Park on an open-air jeep safari. After lunch, explore the park's scenic hiking trails.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup available from Rapid City, Hill City, and Custer.
Private group


  • Witness wildlife and feed burros in Custer State Park
  • Tour in an open-air wildlife safari vehicle for the best views
  • Spend the afternoon hiking the scenic trails
  • Enjoy a private experience just for your group
Full description
Enjoy a private full-day tour from Rapid City or Hill City to the beautiful Custer State Park. Custer is South Dakota's largest state park, famous for its bison herds, antelope, mule deer, white-tailed deer, mountain goats, coyotes, elk, bighorn sheep, and other wildlife. Custer State Park is regularly named as one of the best wildlife destinations in the world. Once at the park, join an open-air jeep safari tour to get up close and personal with roaming buffalo and other wildlife. You will have an opportunity to get out and feed the burros. For the remainder of the afternoon, you will be able to hike some of the most beautiful trails located in the park. Lunch will be enjoyed at the historic Custer State Game Lodge, or another location of your choice.
  • Entrance fee for Custer State Park
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Lights snacks
  • Water
  • Tips (optional)
  • Additional food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The tour will take place rain or shine
  • The hikes are of moderate difficulty and take approximately 3-4 hours
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Product ID: 388716