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The Skywire Experience - the worlds longest flying fox. Located at the Cable Bay Adventure Park less than 15 minutes from the centre of Nelson, NZ
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Very cool, we loved it and took my 9 year old son he also loved it. The actual ride itself is about 5-10 mins, very high but very safe. Amazing views and also stunning views from the lodge. Must do it even if you’re a...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

There's a cafe at the bottom if there's a delay for your turn. Then a van picks you up and drives you to the ride. The ride is safe, the staff are nice, the views are stunning. It's not overly scary but thrilling to anybody...More

Thank Lyall S
Richard U, Owner at Skywire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thanks for the great review Lyall and glad you enjoyed your time out at the Adventure Park

Reviewed 18 April 2018

Absolutely loved it. Would do it again. Our guide was full of knowledge about the area, lots of fun facts. The view was unbeatable, the ride fun. Was so peaceful high above the trees.Cant wait to do it again!

Thank Danielle S
CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Skywire, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Glad you had a great trip Danielle and thanks for the great review

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Loved the ride - stunning views and the 13 year olds are dying to go again! Fletcher is a great guide - lots of banter. We followed up with a hoon on the Argo - awesome fun. Fantastic food in the cafe too. Overall a...More

Thank 137ruthb
CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Skywire, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thanks for the awesome review - will pass on the great feedback to Fletcher

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

For me it was quite tame (I’m a bit of an adrenaline junkie). My 8yo loved it though. I just though......... hmmmm ............what would happen if the cable snapped. That kept me amused. Ok I sound like a sadist. Lol. $200 for a 5min ride...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Wow . What a spectacular view ! A great morning adventure in Nelson . Staff were very friendly and definitely recommend this for everyone to do . Thanks team at skywire.

Thank Nomad730117
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We went on Skywire today. Tony, our guide, was knowledgeable and passionate and made it very special. The ride itself literally took your breath away and we will certainly come back. Also a great location for corporate planning or team building days. Highly recommended.

Thank Shona W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

During one of my High School's annual excursion expeditions back in November, I went to New Zealand. One of the attractions which I experienced was the SkyWire. If you're going to ride this thing, have at least three others with you so it doesn't tip...More

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Although the cost may seem a little on the high side the thrill is amazing and well worth it. Magic place and so much to do in Happy Valley, we will be back to do the other activities:)

Thank suzfitch12
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a great time on the Sky Wire. The guy who worked there was really friendly and we had great banter. We didn't know quite what to expect. My husband isn't great with heights but because it's such a solid structure...More

Thank Rudy1342
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