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Ruapehu Adventure Rides

76 Kaitieke Rd, Raurimu, New Zealand
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We had a blast!

If you are reading this review and wondering if you should go quad biking with Ruapehu Adventure... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mr008
via mobile
Fantastic experience

Thank you Maria and Karl for this amazing experience. We had so much fun and will definitely come... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ana S
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We guide quad bike and side-by-side buggy tours through the heart of the Tongariro National Park in the Ruapehu District. Come and experience New Zealand native bush, farmland, where you can cross natural streams, and enjoy stunning views onto the famous Raurimu Spiral, Tongariro National Park, and our volcanoes. All gear will be provided. All our guides are NZQA qualified.
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“quad bikes” (10 reviews)
“great hosts” (5 reviews)
“great fun” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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76 Kaitieke Rd, Raurimu, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are reading this review and wondering if you should go quad biking with Ruapehu Adventure Rides, just go, you won’t regret it. My partner and I were in your shoes and looked for something to do on a stormy day after we had...More

Thank Mr008
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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, great to meet you both Karl and Maria

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you Maria and Karl for this amazing experience. We had so much fun and will definitely come back again. We didn’t know what it would be like initially especially as it was a rainy day, but this completely exceeded all of our expectations and...More

Thank Ana S
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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to meet you both, thank you for your review Karl and Maria

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want a nice easy ride or something a bit more challenging, this is the place to go. There's not a lot of speed involved but you do learn how to ride a quad and experience the awesome places they will go. I don't...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Karl and Maria

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked the quad bike ride because it sounded like fun. Boy we're we wrong, it wasn't simply fun. It was INCREDIBLE! That was easily one of the best experiences of our lives. Maria and Karl are lovely with Karl taking us...More

Thank Tegan W
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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, it was lovely meeting you. Travel safe, see you next year.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We had so much fun driving the quad bikes through fields, rivers and ditches. Carl told us some interesting stories about the area and showed us the local 80 year old eel. I would highly recommend doing quad biking here even if you have never...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for your review, glad you had a great time.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

If you come here make sure you are ready to experience great knowledge, amazing hospitality and an all round epic adventure. Amazing staff very quick to respond to email and also able to take us in on such short notice. Im just really appreciative and...More

Thank Margherita K
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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your review

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying how great Carl and Maria are; Carl’s the coolest and Maria couldn’t be any nicer. Don’t worry if you’ve never ridden a quad before, they have you do a test run around a small track so they can tailor your...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Had a great day riding quad bikes in a brilliant location. Lots of variety with areas ranging from open hills, forest quagmires to crossing streams. We had the best day ever on a quad bike. The staff were knowledgeable and great to spend time with....More

Thank Rogy52
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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you for your review, it was lovely to meet you.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Spent a great couple of hours on a new quad with my 11 year old son riding shotgun with Carl in the side-by-side buggy around the hills and forests. The riding was surprisingly challenging and all the better for it. The gear is good and...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your review

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Today is something my fiancée and I will always remember. Our lovely hosts Maria and Karl were so friendly and patient with us. Excellent ride, I found myself yelling woohoo a few times after getting through a small challenge! The views are beautiful and we...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

It was lovely to meet you both, thank you for the review, Maria

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