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Extreme Sandbox

1901 Glendale Rd, Hastings, MN 55033-9377
+1 855-344-4386
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Learned to operate an excavator and had to carry out a variety of skills including simulating a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan T
How much better than 5 can you get?

This is one of those things in your life you do not want to miss. Safe, powerful and well worth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sorenson39
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Waconia, Minnesota
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Come play on an excavator or bulldozer for fun! We offer customers the unique opportunity to experience heavy equipment in safe and controlled environment. We let the kid in you play!
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1901 Glendale Rd, Hastings, MN 55033-9377
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"dueling excavators"
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"bucket list"
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"extreme fun"
in 14 reviews
"training video"
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"photo package"
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"big equipment"
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"piece of equipment"
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"birthday present"
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"gift certificate"
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"great fun"
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"fire truck"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learned to operate an excavator and had to carry out a variety of skills including simulating a golf shot with the bucket, picking up a ball and trying to drop it into a large tire(ala basketball), knocking balls off cones without tipping the cones and...More

Thank Dan T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those things in your life you do not want to miss. Safe, powerful and well worth the expense. I walked away feeling so glad that I had the opportunity to experience this. You will be guided through the experience by knowledgable...More

Thank sorenson39
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband gave me this for my 70th birthday and we both drove the excavator and the bulldozer through well designed obstacle courses. It was really fun. The instruction was great and light hearted. Jenny was great

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Invited to Extreme Sandbox with some good friends to participate in an exciting 2 hours of pure fun! The equipment they have is fairly new with all the safety devices and operating controls explained in a short video before you get on a machine. As...More

Thank Joseph O
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I booked this for my husband’s 66th birthday. There were three of them and I joined the group. The instructors were top notch. They bought humor to the event. I would recommend it to all ages and ladies do it, too. Take family or friends...More

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

My brother and I have been finding places to really have some good clean fun for years. He heard about this place called Extreme Sandbox where you can operate heavy equipment. I’m talking bulldozers, end loaders and one I always wanted excavators (backhoes to me)...More

Thank Retiredroofer
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Randy and Jen and the entire staff did a great job organizing a fun event for a friends 66th birthday, Who hasn't dreamed of limbing into an Excavator (alone) and get to play with the controls in a large sandbox. or pushing a van out...More

Thank Greg S
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

In lieu of giving my husband a gift for an anniversary I thought it would be more fun and memorable to provide an experience. I planned an entire weekend including a stop at Extreme Sandbox. They worked with me to make it extra memorable for...More

Thank KAO052212
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

You are reading this because you want to know if Extreme Sandbox is worth your money and travel time. It is. Totally. The building and staff are professional. The equipment was all in good repair. Between the instructional video and the excellent guidance of the...More

Thank Nate F
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Head to Hastings and check out Extreme Sandbox, you will not be disappointed. Yesterday 3 friends and I booked back to back Dueling Excavator packages and it was AMAZING. Who doesn't want to dig in the dirt with a 26 ton excavator, I mean come...More

Thank Mike_B72766
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mmjmom
3 November 2017|
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Response from Randy S | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry. Our gift certificates never expire.
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Linda C
6 May 2016|
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Response from Laurie A | Reviewed this property |
You need to be at least 14 years old to drive the equipment. When my husband and I were driving, they let our kids (11 and 1 at the time) be outside in a safe are where they could watch and also let them wear the very... More
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Stephanie H
23 May 2015|
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Response from J H | Reviewed this property |
It depends upon the amount of time, and the equipment requested. The web site has the rates listed.
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