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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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Skywire

We did the skywire and it was fantastic, just like flying at great speed, fantastic views soaring... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Norman L
Great fun

There were three of us in our group and we did the combo tour .. all inexperienced quad bikers... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
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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 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.

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

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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...More

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

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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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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...More

2  Thank Alister1960
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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...

Thank Matt M
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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...More

1  Thank KazzaTravel
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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...More

2  Thank Phil G
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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...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...More

Thank Haley D
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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...More

Thank Madelaine M
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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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