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Happy Valley Adventures

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Address: 194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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+64 3-545 0304

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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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... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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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.

1 Thank KazzaTravel
Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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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 

1 Thank Phil G
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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 

1 Thank annlsh
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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!

Thank Haley D
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Thanks for an exhilarating experience! Even tho it was a low cloud low visibility day. The skywire was a very fun experience. The host was really informative and shared knowledge of the special features on the farm. We thought it was good value fun and would recommend to anyone looking for some safe yet challenging adventures.

Thank Madelaine M
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a must-do in Nelson. Great value for money and an exciting and thrilling attraction. The owners are SO lovely and the drive up to the flying fox was great and informative. The flying fox itself was AMAZING. 10/10

Thank 221elainam
Nelson, New Zealand
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

this is a great place for adventure quad bike rides flying fox etc the views are to die for when you get to the top of the flying fox and the ride over the tree tops are just as good

Thank macodim
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Staff were very friendly and helpful. Did the Skywire twice which was great fun. Highly recommended. The trip up to the skywire was an adventure on it's own.

Thank Mark P
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

This place was the highlight of our weekend! We arrived too late to go on the Skywire that day but Fletcher was very helpful in arranging for us to get on there first thing the next morning as we had to be back in Christchurch that day. He also offered to let us camp in our motor home on the... More 

Thank Gemma H
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My partner and I prebooked the Bay View track and the Skywire. We didn't have a rental car so we asked the staff what the easiest way to get there and back was. They very kindly offered to pick us up and drop us off which was amazing. We went on the track with Dan leading is. He was super... More 

Thank Ellie D

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