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Golden Circle Tours

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Address: Highway 16A, Box 4033, Custer, SD 57730
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+1 605-673-4349

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first visit to iceland

took a tour of the Golden circle in Iceland . we saw the geysers,waterfalls,and national park. it was well worth the trip to see these beautiful natural wonders.I would recommend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
Poughkeepsie, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We booked a package to go to the Circle B Chuck Wagon dinner and the Crazy Horse Laser show. A couple of days before the pickup, we received an email that the Circle B was closed due to the Sturgis bike meeting. They offered us to go to the Sylvan Lake restaurant instead or just cancel the package. We decided... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

took a tour of the Golden circle in Iceland . we saw the geysers,waterfalls,and national park. it was well worth the trip to see these beautiful natural wonders.I would recommend that if you are going to travel to Europe and are flying through iceland as one of your stopovers take advantage of there promotions and stay over for a few... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Started off on wrong foot, showed up 30 minutes late. Van was old, dirty, and uncomfortable. Total time of tour was 7 1/2 hours. The 3 main stops at Mt. Rushmore, Custer State Park Visitors Center, and the Crazy Horse Memorial are excellent places, but time allowed there not sufficient. Approximately 4 hours of the 7 1/2 hours was driving... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Dishonest owner. I highly suggest you avoid this company for many reasons. We booked a guided tour and we pretty much received a shuttle service. The driver refused to use the microphone and he barely talked on the tour. When he did speak we couldn't hear him. At one of our first stops, we asked the driver why he wasn't... More 

5 Thank Chris S
Richmond, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were picked up and dropped off at our motel by excellent guide - Steve. He was so helpful and had a great insight into all things local. We got to see Sylvan Lake, drove on the famous Iron Mtn Road (twists and turns galore). Had to wait in Custer State Park while several buffalo meandered across the road. Of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Very informative tour to some spectacular views with knowledgeable guides. Huge groups of 2-3 coach loads at a time so very busy, if you prefer to quietly enjoy nature i would recommend hiring a car.

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Mt Prospect
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

You might be able to see the monuments and attractions driving on your own, but if you want to really treat yourself Golden Circle Tours is a great way to see the sights. You have an early morning pick up at your hotel in Custer, they do the driving and give you the fun facts and history of the area.... More 

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Irving, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Our guide, Bev, was great. Very friendly, knowledgeable and kept the tour exciting. The van, however, was horrendous. Very difficult to get in and out of, seats had little cushioning and springs poking through. There were no cup holders and the seatbelt's were useless. Can not recommend because of the vehicle.

5 Thank JenM201108
Horseheads, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

After driving an rv across the country it was excellent to leave it parked and let someone else navigate the technical and scenic highways. Frequent stops to view wildlife and plenty of time at major attractions. Guide used to be a science.teacher and was a wealth of.knowledge on many of the trees animals and forestry facts we needed to know... More 

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Palos Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Dick, our driver took us on an all day tour of the area. he is very knowledgeable and gave us a perspective I don't think you can get any other way. We went to Sylvan lake, Coolidge lookout,through most of Custer State Park, with great wildlife, Crazy Horse memorial, Mt Rushmore and more. You have to dedicato a day but... More 

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