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Address: 194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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+64 3-545 0304
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Experience guided ATV 4 wheel quad bike tours; ride the world's only...

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.

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Totally thrilling!

Went on the Zipwire with hubby and 72yr old mum. It was fabulous! We were taken up to the zipwire, strapped in and let go.....such a rush. It was especially good because we could... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went on the Zipwire with hubby and 72yr old mum. It was fabulous! We were taken up to the zipwire, strapped in and let go.....such a rush. It was especially good because we could all experience it together. Highly recommend. Also thanks to Ben for the lunch-time recommendations!

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Thank ClareyG
Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Amazing fun on the Sky Wire, felt so safe and staff looked after us. Will definitely do it again. If you love speed you've got to try this

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Cannot rate this place more highly Talk about kiwi hospitality - they nailed it - cater for "everyone" coming back and bringing faith she will love it Dan is THE MAN for tour guide Lana is epical regarding the horses 🐴 It's hard for a kiwi to be impressed by home grown attraction but I've been blown away - going... More 

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Thank MrsMorganNZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited today and had so much fun! Our guide was so welcoming and friendly. The sky wire was exhilarating and the quad biking was very fun! Would definitely return.

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Thank Shannon S
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Exciting.......well once you get up there and actually get on. Large group went up and we waited for our turn. Watching the reactions of the other groups was entertaining in itself. You actually get padlocked in......no escaping. Backwards was best, awesome view from above, seeing the natural forest underneath. Just enjoy the view.

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Thank Jacqui H
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Started out just with the Bayview quad bike tour with Tony, he then talked us into doing the Skywire and we were not disappointed! Had a really great day and we feel it was well worth the money especially since we were the only ones in the group. Tony was instructive, and explained a lot about the operation they have... More 

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Thank 927morgand
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and good vibes. Unhurried and relaxed atmosphere. The Skywire was a real adrenalin rush. Initially hesitant to do it (fear of heights) but encouraged to do so by the staff I did it and was glad I did. Highly recommended.

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Thank Paul K
Canberra, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing trip to Happy Valley Adventures. Our tour guide, who was also the mechanic, patiently taught us to ride quad bikes before taking us to the nearby mountain. We did the flying fox before continuing to the top of the mountain for cheese, bickies and a cool drink or coffee. The view was amazing, even being lucky to... More 

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Thank Kylie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We did the skywire and it was fantastic, just like flying at great speed, fantastic views soaring over the forest canopy. Great friendly staff.

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Thank Norman L
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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394 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

There were three of us in our group and we did the combo tour .. all inexperienced quad bikers. Staff were attentive and wen through quad bike safety diligently. The speed and pace was good . Thoroughly enjoyed the rush of the sky wire. Going backwards was like going through a time tunnel. Snacks of cheese and biscuits overlooking cable... More 

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