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Happy Valley Adventures

#2 of 33 Outdoor Activities in Nelson Features Animals
194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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Great experience, too short and a bit expensive

Good fun but finished all to soon. Staff very nice. We only did the sky wire so can't say about the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
Peter H
The highlight of my trip to New Zealand!

The Flying Fox at Happy Valley adventures was easily a highlight of our trip to New Zealand! The... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Kincardine, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“quad biking” (28 reviews)
“sky wire” (38 reviews)
“flying fox” (32 reviews)
194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Good fun but finished all to soon. Staff very nice. We only did the sky wire so can't say about the other activities. Just cost too much for what we did compared to other activities in the region.More

1  Thank Peter H
kja68, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

Thanks for your review. We are sorry that you were unhappy with the price. It is very hard to compare prices with other activities in nelson as there is nothing like the Skywire in the World. Its a once in a life time experience, one...More

Reviewed 10 April 2016

The Flying Fox at Happy Valley adventures was easily a highlight of our trip to New Zealand! The drive up to the flying fox was a bit alarming at spots, but the views at the top were stunning. We had the facility to ourselves and...More

Thank Janeway62
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the 4-wheel bay view and zip line adventure. It was great fun, Tom the guide was really great and really helped with the little parts of the the tour that were a little scary. We recommend visiting!

Thank Kiarne T
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We did the combo quad bike ride and skywire. What a great time we had. Our guide was friendly and very amenable to any requests we had. The skywire is a brilliant ride that is not to be missed. Thoroughly recommended.

1  Thank Keith and Brend... M
Reviewed 29 March 2016

So pleased we decided to visit Happy Valley Adventures and take the plunge to go on the Skywire . We weren't too sure we would do it at first (being 60+ and past our daredevil days) but Evan had us laughing on our drive to...More

Thank robannie2
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad we chose to drop in to Happy Valley. Very friendly and accomodating. Service was fantastic and Skywire was great fun. Cheers for a great afternoon

Thank F1509RZtonyl
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Without any prior reservation, Happy Valley Adventures were able to pick us up from our hotel in Nelson the day we called. We did an ATV tour with 9 other people and 2 guides, as well as the Skywire. The guides were friendly, helpful and...More

Thank l0vet0travelCalgary
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic morning at Happy Valley Adventures doing the sky wire! Wow what an adrenaline rush! The service and facilities were brilliant, the attention to detail with safety was spot on... And the activity was a memory that will last a lifetime!! Do it!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Had such an awesome ride on the sky wire, great views and a great ride. Would definitely like to come back again. Plenty of other activities on offer also.

Thank EmilyAllum
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Happy Valley Adventures seem to be able to offer a wide range of adventures for folk with everything from Flying Foxes to horse riding. They certainly provide thrill seekers with a bit of a buzz that is for sure. Three of us went along and...More

1  Thank Ralph777051
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Tanya T
Is there an age limit for the quad bikes - we have a 12 year old in our group
31 December 2016|
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.
Do you need to do all the activities or just choose one? I am interested in the zipline activity. Thanks K
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.