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Cable Bay Adventure Park

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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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Amazing Experience

We selected the quad bike and flying fox combo and had a beat time. My wife and I have no quad... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Alister1960
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Too easy quad drive

Due to rain I could only do the quad and not the skywire. Staff was nice however I found the track... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
Matt M
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Cable Bay Adventure Park (formerly Happy Valley Adventures). Only 15 minutes from central Nelson and home to the amazing Skywire Experience - the worlds longest flying fox; guided Quad bike tours, Horse treks, ride in the amphibious Argo or challenge your friends to a game of Paintball. Licensed Cafe onsite. Walking, MTB and E-Bikes all coming for Summer 2018/2019. Open 7 days, see website for booking times (closed Christmas Day only)
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quad biking” (30 reviews)
“sky wire” (41 reviews)
“flying fox” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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"sky wire"
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"horse trek"
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"zip line"
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"adrenaline rush"
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"flying high"
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"new zealand"
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"fear of heights"
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"native bush"
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"cable bay"
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"an adventure"
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"an awesome experience"
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"great afternoon"
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"beautiful scenery"
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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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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
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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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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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Graeme B
5 January 2018|
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Response from CableBayAdvPark | 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 CableBayAdvPark | 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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