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Happy Valley Adventures

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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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Fantastic Flying Fox!!

We got a deal through Grabone to try and do something different. I had to overcome my fear of... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
janine_k1
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Nelson, New Zealand
Amazing

What a great afternoon at "Happy Valley" adventures. $135 for a 2 n half hour trip around the... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
ChrisKim22
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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“quad biking” (30 reviews)
“flying fox” (32 reviews)
“great fun” (32 reviews)
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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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+64 3-545 0304
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We got a deal through Grabone to try and do something different. I had to overcome my fear of heights - but it was exhilarating as it was scary! Ben was an excellent guide and even took some photos for us on the Sky Wire....More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

What a great afternoon at "Happy Valley" adventures. $135 for a 2 n half hour trip around the hillside was a steal! Plus $50 for the sky wire ride across the valley which was outstanding fun. Highly recommended & would not hesitate to use again...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 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...More

Thank ClareyG
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HappyValleyNZ, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks for your review. Skywire is great because everyone can do it!! I will pass this on to Ben.

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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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HappyValleyNZ, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks for your review.

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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...More

Thank MrsMorganNZ
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HappyValleyNZ, Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Wow! What an impressive review. Its so awesome to hear the Happy Valley Team has giving you such a great kiwi experience. Look forward to seeing you back out here for your next adventure. :)

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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.

Thank Shannon S
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HappyValleyNZ, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks for your review.

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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...More

Thank Jacqui H
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HappyValleyNZ, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks for your review. Yes we can be extremley busy over Xmas and over the new year, sometimes waiting times are longer. We try our best to get to everyone as fast as we can. Yes Padlocked in for certain, you never know what kind...More

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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...More

Thank 927morgand
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HappyValleyNZ, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks for taking the time and writting a review. Great to hear Tony has taken care of you and you have a had a great experience at Happy Valley.

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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.

Thank Paul K
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HappyValleyNZ, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Great to hear you concerd your fair and did it! So many clients are terrified but once they do it, they realise its well worth it. Thanks for your review.

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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,...More

Thank Kylie P
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HappyValleyNZ, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

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...More

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Graeme B
5 January 2018|
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Response from HappyValleyNZ | 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 HappyValleyNZ | 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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