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Cable Bay Adventure Park

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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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Quad Bike and Sky Wire

We did both the Quad Bike and Sky Wire. Both of them are great fun. The guide was very professional... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
abc20182018
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Cable Bay Adventures hidden surprises

More than just the thrill of the ride across the beautiful Bush valley, there were fantastic views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie B
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Cable Bay Adventure Park (formerly Happy Valley Adventures). Only 15 minutes from central Nelson and home to the amazing Skywire Experience - the worlds longest flying fox; guided Quad bike tours, Horse treks, ride in the amphibious Argo or challenge your friends to a game of Paintball. Licensed Cafe onsite. Walking, MTB and E-Bikes all coming for Summer 2018/2019. Open 7 days, see website for booking times (closed Christmas Day only)
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quad biking” (30 reviews)
“sky wire” (41 reviews)
“flying fox” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did both the Quad Bike and Sky Wire. Both of them are great fun. The guide was very professional and VERY funny.

Thank abc20182018
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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review and will pass on the feedback to the guide.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

More than just the thrill of the ride across the beautiful Bush valley, there were fantastic views from the top and an informative guide for the drive up to the start. Fun to do but not scary.

Thank Julie B
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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you enjoyed it Julie

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly this business is amazing with customer service. We made a phone call after hours to organise a group of 5 for a 2.5 hr horse trek the very next day. They facilitated this, and the price was great. The horses were great for different...More

Thank Georgina C
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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review Georgina and glad we were able to give your group a good day out

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I called the owner’s phone out of business hours in the hope of organizing a trail ride for 5 people the next day. Received a call back within 15 mins with everything organized. Amazing service once there. Lovely guide and nice easy to ride horses...More

Thank Tim O
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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review Tim

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Took our youngest there for his birthday .. We all had a great time , so what to do it again one day. Staff were awesome, views from the top were fantastic

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HappyValleyNZ, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Glad you all had a great day! Thanks for the great review

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Thankyou Fletch for an awesome experience on the skywire and to the driver that drove us up to the top. Very friendly and had alot of knowledge of the area. Beautiful scenery from the top and you could hear some lovely sounds coming from the...More

Thank Jane A
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Lana H, General Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank-you for your great review. It's great to hear you had such a great time out with Fletch.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Booked the 1 hour horse riding trek with Happy Valley through their website and was provided an e-mail confirmatio. Today, at 9am, I got an email saying they've overbooked and we have to go in the afternoon. We were only in Nelson for the weekend...More

Thank stabbish47
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HappyValleyNZ, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Sorry to hear that we weren't able to provide you with the high level of service we strive for in this instance. Unfortunately there seems to have been some confusion around the status of the booking. Due to the nature of the horse treks we...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Thank you Fletcher for an awesome experience on the Skywire. It was exhilarating soaring with the birds and the views from the top were absolutely spectacular! Your humour, friendliness and great knowledge of Nelson made for a great family outing. We would thoroughly recommend Happy...More

Thank JulieAntNZ
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Lana H, General Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank-you for your review. Fletcher will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time out with him on the skywire and exceeded your expectations. Thanks again.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We (2 adults and 2 children) took the 2.5hr horse trek in January 2018 and it was great. The horses were well behaved after a bit of initial jostling for position (we were fascinated to learn from the awesome and knowledgeable guides how complex the...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Went two days in a row and had an absolutely amazing time! Between the Skywire, the horse riding and the quad biking, my family and I had an absolutely amazing time!!! Thanks heaps to Tom, Ben, Jess, Kelly, Chantal and the rest of the team...More

Thank Jade R
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Lana H, General Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thanks for the great review. We are happy to hear that you and your family had an amazing two days out at Happy Valley and hope to see you back to try a few other activities we have to offer.

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Graeme B
5 January 2018|
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Response from CableBayAdvPark | Property representative |
Yes we are open every day of the year except Christmas day. Current summer hours are 9am - 5pm and we can do special events at otherhours by arrangement
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Tanya T
31 December 2016|
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Response from CableBayAdvPark | 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.
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krichardson
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.
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