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Happy Valley Adventures

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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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The amazing argo

We came here specifically to do the argo and it was amazing! Who needs coffee to wake up when you... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
via mobile

I had an exceptional time doing the horse trekking with Kelly and Alexic. They both were very... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Fernando O
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Experience guided ATV 4 wheel quad bike tours; ride the world's only Skywire flying fox; play Paintball; enjoy a horse trek or ride in the amphibious Argo.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“quad biking” (29 reviews)
“sky wire” (40 reviews)
“flying fox” (32 reviews)
194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We came here specifically to do the argo and it was amazing! Who needs coffee to wake up when you can do an argo! We went zooming around the paddocks on this early morning rollacoaster ride. I had no idea what to expect but it...More

Thank anja-f-atv
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I had an exceptional time doing the horse trekking with Kelly and Alexic. They both were very professional since the first moment and went out of their way to make sure that I was comfortable and having a great time. I totally recommend but the...More

Thank Fernando O
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Really enjoyed the sky wire - great view and bit of an adrenaline rush. Great hosts who are really friendly

Thank ClaireHamNZ
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Happy Valley offers paint ball, farm bike tours, horse treks and a nice (but not always open) cafe, The cafe does nice coffee and lovely soup (not pumpkin!). We were there for a Skywire trip which is a ski lift type open seat swung high...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We opted for the longer 2 and a bit hour quad bike and oh did we enjoy it! Up the mountains, with some excellent views, we really enjoyed our experience. Fletcher, and dog Jenna, were great fun and it was a pleasure meeting them both-...More

Thank PartTimeFoodie123
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not usually one for horses but my partner and I thoughly enjoyed our trek!!!! My horse Blaze was absolutely awesome and I felt safe the entire time!!!! Definitely a must!!!!

Thank AimzfromNZ
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We did the skywire and loved it. The best part is definitely going backwards as it doesn't feel very fast on the way out. It's lovely just to be swinging out across the valley. Loved the woollen animal hats provided to help keep warm (it...More

Thank KonHoliday
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We did the Skywire and horsetrek activities. Definitely want to come back and do them again and more. Staff were friendly and chatty along the way. Recommend this to everyone.

Thank 165rodg
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

15 minute steep drive up. Wonderful views from the cabin. Sky wire ride itself was good, you are given coats and beanies as it does get really cold! Once at the end there is a pause and you get zipped backwards - which seems faster....More

Thank neepz706
Reviewed 5 May 2017

My two sisters and I visited one afternoon for a horse trek having contacted the farm only the night before. They were extremely helpful in scheduling a guided trek for us - we chose the two hour mountain path. Our guide, Jess, was great in...More

Thank Amanda W
HappyValleyNZ, Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thanks for your review. It is coming into our quieter months but we try to cater to everyone as best as we can at short notice. We usually require 24 hours notice for the horse treks but im glad that Jess was able to take...More

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Questions & Answers
Tanya T
31 December 2016|
Response from HappyValleyNZ | Property representative |
All Riders must be 16 years of age but anyone 5 years and up can be a passenger. We have limited passenger bikes and these get sold out quickly.
24 March 2016|
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Response from kja68 | Property representative |
No. You can choose any activity. If you just want to do the Skywire, come on out.