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Ruapehu Adventure Rides

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76 Kaitieke Rd, Raurimu, New Zealand
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Family friendly and a memorable adventure

If you come here make sure you are ready to experience great knowledge, amazing hospitality and an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margherita K
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Great ride!

Let me start by saying how great Carl and Maria are; Carl’s the coolest and Maria couldn’t be any... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Jason B
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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” (9 reviews)
“great hosts” (4 reviews)
“great fun” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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76 Kaitieke Rd, Raurimu, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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

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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

First of all, many thanks to Maria & Karl and also Jaime for making our day! ☺️ Beautiful day with great fun on the quad bikes. We had booked an hour and a half, but ended up being out for two 🙂 Even though my...More

Thank Katharina L
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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Two hours of quad biking today provided lots of fun and excitement for our family of four at this really well run organisation. Friendly and knowledgeable, Carl and his wife made us feel safe and at ease, despite none of being experienced and the terrain...More

Thank Tris S
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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Fun fun fun was had by our family on this adventure stop. The owners were great hosts. The track you take has so many different elements that makes it fun and challenging if that's what you want. We will definitely go here again. Thanks guys...

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you, it was so nice to meet you all.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Best quad experience we have ever done. We had 3 in our group who have quad biked in 3 locations in New Zealand and once in Cairns and this rates easily the best most technical fun ride we have done. One in our group was...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a two hours ride with Karl and Maria and we had so much fun. They are very friendly and welcoming people. I had never ridden a quad bike before but they take time to explain how to do it and you can train...More

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Maria S, Owner at Ruapehu Adventure Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

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