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Cable Bay Adventure Park

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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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Stunning native bush & exciting Skywire

A short walk through stunning native bush home to a variety of native birds was a highlight. The... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Gemma B
Skywire fun!

The skywire is amazing we got upto 60 mph flying high over the canopy, Richard who has only... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Donnapyett
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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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"sky wire"
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"flying fox"
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"great fun"
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"horse trek"
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"zip line"
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"adrenaline rush"
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"flying high"
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"new zealand"
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"fear of heights"
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"native bush"
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"cable bay"
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"an adventure"
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"great afternoon"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

A short walk through stunning native bush home to a variety of native birds was a highlight. The Skywire was excellent. It was a little nerve racking sitting at the edge, but the friendly staff had us laughing and at ease. It's a thrilling and...More

Thank Gemma B
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The skywire is amazing we got upto 60 mph flying high over the canopy, Richard who has only recently bought the business is fab, we had a lot of laughs, and a free go too! Def a must do activity if you are near Nelson,...More

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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

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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

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

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

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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
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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
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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!!!!

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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
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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
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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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