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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 = Amazing

So much fun, the guide was great and knowledgeable. Amazing view from the top and so fun going... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2016
Anna E
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Skywire =Great Fun!

Our family went here and were not disappointed! The sky-wire was awesome. The guide who drove us to... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
Peanut8twitch
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Picton, New Zealand
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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 9 May 2016

So much fun, the guide was great and knowledgeable. Amazing view from the top and so fun going backwards! Would do again but probably do the combo if we had more timeMore

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kja68, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

Thanks for your review. Combining the Skywire & Quad bikes is a great way to enjoy the scenery and adding a bit of excitement along the way. It only adds approx. 10minutes to your bike tour. Such a shame you did not have time but...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Our family went here and were not disappointed! The sky-wire was awesome. The guide who drove us to the top was friendly and helpful. Staff were very welcoming. Great views from the platform and a thrilling ride all the way down. Will be coming back!

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kja68, General Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

Thanks for your review. Great to hear your family has had an awesome experience.

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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.

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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
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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

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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

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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!!

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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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