Stay in a Traditional Tipi on an Indian Reservation in South Dakota

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Stay in a Traditional Tipi on an Indian Reservation in South Dakota

  • Entire accommodation to yourself

    Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use

  • Badlands National Park

    This accommodation is located 8 miles13 kilometers from a National park

  • Free cancellation not available

    This accommodation doesn’t offer a free cancellation policy

Entire Tipi
Badlands National Park (8 miles) (13 kilometers)

4 Tipis • 3 guests per Tipi • Bathroom

Luxury tipi rental in Kyle, South Dakota

Set on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, these tipi rentals are available July 29th through August 12th and require a two-week minimum stay. In total, the four tipis can sleep up to 12 guests. There will be showers, a bathroom, and a kitchen available. Guests will need to bring a sleeping bag and mat, a warm sweater, a flashlight, good hiking shoes, and a bathing suit.

Guests will have showers, a bathroom and a kitchen available; the Lakota Waldorf Kindergarten will serve as a guesthouse, in the case of bad weather.

Features and services

  • Toilet
  • Toiletries
  • Bathroom
  • National Park
  • Wildlife watching
  • Horseback riding
  • Infants allowed
  • Children allowed
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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • No events
  • Some spaces are shared
Profits from this operation support the Lakota Waldorf School.

Guests are asked to come with a respect and flexibility for another culture, an open heart to listen to and last but not least, an interest in Native American culture.

Not included in the price is lunch and workshops materials. On tours through the Reservation, guests will be able to stop for lunch at Lakota owned places.

Alcohol and drugs are prohibited on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The hosts would like to make guests aware of some photography restrictions, i.e. prohibition visitation to burial grounds and sacred sites.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Non-Refundable

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It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether or not the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. Should you cancel at any time, you will not receive a refund.


Location and surroundings

Kyle, South Dakota (United States of America)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Badlands National Park (8 miles) (13 kilometers)


  • Horseback riding on-site
  • Wildlife watching on-site

The evening dinners will be spent by the open fire listening to songs and stories of the Lakota or the howling of the coyotes. The Lakota people are asked to join our dinner and tell you about culture, politics, economy, and history of their land. Part of this unique experience will be an evening with a drum group and traditional hand games. Guests will learn how to bead and cook traditional Lakota foods in workshops. Other activities include horseback riding, drum-groups, workshops in traditional cooking, workshops in traditional Lakota art and hiking tours through the Badlands.

The events here will differ slightly from group to group, depending on what is taking place on the Reservation during the different tour dates. Guests will have the opportunity to visit historical places on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation: Wounded Knee, Heritage museum at Red Cloud Indian School, the Historical Center of the Oglala Lakota College, Fort Robinson and the Badlands. There will be a one-day tour through the Black Hills, Buffalo Gap, in which guests will visit Custer State National Park, Crazy Horse Monument, Mount Rushmore and Wind Cave.