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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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76 Kaitieke Rd, Raurimu, New Zealand
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+64 7-892 2952
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Karl and Maria are awesome down to earth people with hearts of gold. Their "nothings too much" attitude won us over and we had a hair raising trip across the land. Stunning back drops, muddy tracks, lots of laughter. My 3 and 5 year old...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

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

Reviewed 3 September 2018

When you have two teenage sons and a closed mountain, try Ruapehu Adventure Rides. What an awesome experience. The trails are challenging and technical, and Karl chooses the routes to suit the capabilities of the group. Excellent instruction and practice session, and a ride that...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for your review Karl and Maria

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This was by far the best quad biking experience I have ever had. It was amazingly fun, the crew were super friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this to anyone it is well worth it!!! Thank you Ruapehu Adventure Rides I had the best...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

If the mountain is closed and you’re looking for some serious fun, you’ve come to the right place!! Maria and Karl are super accommodating, friendly and helpful. The bikes are modern, in great condition and easy to use. The tracks are exciting and the views...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review Karl and Maria

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this! It was so much fun and Maria and Karl who run it are such friendly hosts and extremely helpful and really explained everything so well. You don’t need to have experience to do it as they show you everything. An...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your review Karl and Maria

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

What an experience with many laughs along the way! Maria and Karl were super lovely and knowledgeable. Not only challenging but they cater for your needs. Thank you so much, highly recommend this experience!! Maddie & Mal

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

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

Reviewed 17 July 2018

Our sons, Max and Oscar, were looking for something to do as the Mountain was closed for snowboarding. We were recommended to try Ruapehu Adventure Rides. Such a great recommendation. Karl and Maria are awesome and genuinely love what they do. The rides were exciting,...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Great to me you all, thank you for your review Karl and Maria

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Thanks for introducing our two kids to 4 wheel driving, they had such a good time. So did we - in the buggy and on the quad. Great guiding, lovely personal service. Well organised too. Highly recommend.

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Nice to meet you all, thank you for your review Karl and Maria

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The rides we went on weren't just some average touristy "get on an atv and ride in a circle." They had a great track with a lot of variety and a good challenge. If you want to GoPro too bring a helmet mount and they...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for your review, enjoy NZ Karl and Maria

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

You two were amazing!! Made my birthday! Would highly recommend for all skill levels. Highly entertaining comedian stand up from the guide throughout the trip. A great beginning to the adventure starting with an extremely welcoming greeting from a pet. Thanks heaps!!

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Nice to meet you both, glad you enjoyed your birthday Karl and Maria

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