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Ruapehu Adventure Rides

76 Kaitieke Rd, Raurimu, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2952
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Brilliant day out - Rain or Shine

I would highly recommend this! It was so much fun and Maria and Karl who run it are such friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
519charlotteo
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Epic end to our trip!

What an experience with many laughs along the way! Maria and Karl were super lovely and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mallory B
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Auckland, New Zealand
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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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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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Karl and Maria

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Mallory B
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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

Thank you for your review, enjoy NZ Karl and Maria

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!!

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

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

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

If you are thinking about booking this activity - definitely do ... as another reviewer said, 'you will not regret it' Maria and Karl are the nicest people. You will be kitted out with everything you need; gumboots, gloves, helmet, waterproof pants and jackets. The...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you for review, it was lovely to meet you both. Karl and Maria Splitt

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 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

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 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 16 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

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 22 May 2018

Thank you for your review, Karl and Maria

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