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Address: 194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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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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Quad biking & skyline

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 December 2016
Kylie P
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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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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HappyValleyNZ, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this review

Evan will be very pleased to hear you had a good time out with him. We very rarely get to see Mt Taranaki and when we do its meant to mean rain within 3 days. Its a stunning view that not many clients get to experience.Thanks for the Great review. More 

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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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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We wanted to do the skywire but took the combo option and rode the quad bikes as well which was great. We had a short tuition session and practice before we set off and really enjoyed it.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We selected the quad bike and flying fox combo and had a beat time. My wife and I have no quad biking experience, but not an issue for our guide. After a briefing and a few laps of the practice track, we were off on an adventure. On farm and forestry tracks we climbed up a hill and had amazing... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Due to rain I could only do the quad and not the skywire. Staff was nice however I found the track too easy. If you are a little bIt experienced this track might be boring. Biggest fun were the waterholes...

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had a wonderful time Quad Biking and on the Flying Fox. My highlight was biking through the farm, along the stream then through some large puddles to the adventure track. The other two loved the Flying Fox the most. It was an easy drive out from Nelson. Our guild was great fun.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to do this on a beautiful sunny day and it was fantastic. Our group was 2 couples so the 4 person ride seating was perfect. You travel up to the zip line in a people mover through beautiful scenery with a short stop along the way to look at some very old amazing trees. The line spans... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Such an awesome experience all round! Our tour guide was a great guy, and made us feel very welcome :) The Skywire was a great experience and he even let us ride again for free because we had time to kill in waiting for another driver! Great views and we recommend to everyone! We will be back again, and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

So much fun! Our 2 youngest were a bit apprehensive to do it but staff were amazing with them, a few jokes & reassurance & off we went! What a view! Even the ride up & down was good fun! Well worth the money! Thanks to the great staff at sky wire!

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