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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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A great day out

Booking was easy for our quad bike adventure - a really nice trip (although probably better to go... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2011
Julian S
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Stafford
Blue Hill Quad Tour

We have done a few quad bike tours in New Zealand but none compare to the Blue Hill Tour! "Fletch... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2011
Bozamic
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Gladstone, Australia
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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 3 November 2011

Booking was easy for our quad bike adventure - a really nice trip (although probably better to go for the longer trip). The Skywire is a must - a really different way to get an adrenalin thrill!

Thank Julian S
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Reviewed 21 October 2011

We have done a few quad bike tours in New Zealand but none compare to the Blue Hill Tour! "Fletch" our tour guide was an absolute character who was full of wonderful stories. We took a 3 hr tour but it went overtime. The course...More

Thank Bozamic
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Reviewed 12 October 2011

The 4 wheelin' fun with Dezz was Remarkable!! His carefree spirit and respectful regard for the natural beauty of the rain forest added to the thrill of riding steep inclines and watching Gina the family dog calmly riding behind made this a stand out experience...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2011

Booked Bayview Circuit quad tour and skywire on the day via a phone ahead call that same morning. Arrived earlier than expected (very windy road traveling from Blenheim) and was offered a solo ride vice having to wait a long period for larger group which...More

Thank worldgypse
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Reviewed 21 September 2011

This was such good Craic!! We went for the best package. $160 each for 3 hours of quading. Our tour guide was fantastic. Lovely man that was helpful and informative. He ended up bringing us around for about 4 hours. Stopped to show us some...More

Thank drbeatz
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Reviewed 17 August 2011

Family of four - teenagers plus mum and dad - we had a ball. Did everything and loved it! We have done many horsetreks and this was definitely the best. Just our group of 4 so our guide (Des) took us thru winding forest tracks...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2011

The family had a great time on the Skywire, the thrill seekers loved it and the rest (me, not keen on hieghts) also really enjoyed it and glad that I did it with the family. The staff were great with plenty of info on the...More

Thank Sandgroper48
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Reviewed 8 June 2011

Myself and girlfriend were a returning / first time rider. The scenery was fantastic and our guide Lana was great. The land and company has so much to offer so something for everyone definitely. My only concern is that I'm a first time rider and...More

Thank leeoliver
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Reviewed 7 May 2011

This tour was on the expensive side and was obviously designed to get people through as much a spossible which is OK but i didnt get the personal intereaction with the local staff that i have on other tours. it would be Ok if you...More

Thank sm0keyNZ
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Reviewed 3 February 2011

Fantastic guides, awesome fun, great for families, terrific views at morning tea time and the Skywire is the best fun eva. Great value for money.

Thank Family54321
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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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