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Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre

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Address: 20 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-315 7233
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08:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are an adventure tourism company specializing in Quad bike tours, clay...

We are an adventure tourism company specializing in Quad bike tours, clay bird shooting, archery and also rent/ service mountain bikes. We also have a wide range of outdoor equipment that changes with the seasons.

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Great shuttle up a steep hill and rode down

Really enjoyed mountain biking for 2-3 hours. Really nice variety of scenery from alpine, rivers, forest trails. Love that after the shuttle you ride back into town so you can... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
150suziet
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed mountain biking for 2-3 hours. Really nice variety of scenery from alpine, rivers, forest trails. Love that after the shuttle you ride back into town so you can totally do the ride at your own pace.

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Thank 150suziet
Nelson NZ
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A brilliant half day activity. Blessed with blue skies we were dropped off at the top of Jacks Pass. Followed the Clarence river, spotted wild deer, mostly all downhill and easy riding. Gear was good quality. Best bit was riding through the Mach 1 and Dog steam trails - easy to intermediate grade. Lunched at a picnic table in the... More 

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Thank thorplevien
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quad bike experience was fabulous value for money and superb; it exceeded expectations, was fun, exhilarating and exciting. Initially I thought having the bike locked in second gear was going to be lame. But, I was wrong! It is perfectly weighted speed-wise and that gearing suits the uphill AND downhill stretches. The level bits are just a break to... More 

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Thank jamesW9679VX
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great adventure with Peter. On time, well run with good equipment. Very friendly staff and excellent value for money. This is the second time I've done this trip and I wouldn't hesitate recommending it to anyone.

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Thank David H
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Pete the guide took me and two mates out this morning, in the heavy rain! Best thing we've done in the country. So much fun and Pete ensured we had an awesome time! Rain or shine, young or old... this is a must 👌🏽

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Thank Aaron H
Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We hired a four seater bike for the family for 30 mins (to be honest that's all the time that is needed). We all had a great time but it was hard work. A great way to see a little bit of the village.

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Thank jenny W
Ross_Carter, Manager at Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Hi Jenny we are happy to hear you had a good time on our Rocket Bikes, we appreciate the feedback, thanks for the review. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Pete our guide was an absolute legend, took us out with a group of 4. We felt safe but also buzzed. This is a NZ must do, even more so if its wet!!!

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Thank AndyyW
Ross_Carter, Manager at Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, we are really happy to hear you had a great time on the Quad Bikes! Look forward to seeing you soon back in Hanmer Springs. More 

Melbourne
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have done quad biking before and this was better. Lots of moisture which makes it's more fun. Good clothing to keep you clean. We did the 2.5 hour trip and it was fun. Bonus is free photos instead of extra charge like most other places

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Hanmer_Adventure, Manager at Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre, responded to this review

We are really happy to hear you had a good time in our Quad Bike Tour, thanks for the feedback, we look forward to seeing you soon back in Hanmer Springs. More 

Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic, wet and muddy afternoon on the quad bikes. I would highly recommend it. Pete our guide was excellent and patient with us 4 Aussies. Unfortunately due to heavy rain we were unable to do the longer ride. Safety is paramount with these guys. A great way to spend our 25th anniversary. We look forward to next... More 

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Thank Helen S
Hanmer_Adventure, Manager at Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Hi Helen, thanks for taking the time to write a review, we are very happy to hear you had a great time in our Quad Bike Tour! thanks again for the feedback, we look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Redmond, Washington
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We overall had a good experience renting bikes from the Adventure Centre. The trails around the area were pretty well maintained. The easy rider track was perfect for my wife and I kept the bike for an extra 2 hours and did some more intermediate and advanced trails. The prices were a little expensive in comparison with Franz Joseph area,... More 

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Thank Brad H
Hanmer_Adventure, Manager at Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, we really appreciate the feedback and we look forward to seeing you soon. More 

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