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Cable Bay Adventure Park

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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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Well worth a visit

Arrived without prebooking and staff couldn't be more helpful. Went for a trip on the sky wire... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debra M
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Good fun

Skywire was a highlight for the day. Thanks to Fletch who was fun and informative on our trip up to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karyn R
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Cable Bay Adventure Park (formerly Happy Valley Adventures). Only 15 minutes from central Nelson and home to the amazing Skywire Experience - the worlds longest flying fox; guided Quad bike tours, Horse treks, ride in the amphibious Argo or challenge your friends to a game of Paintball. Licensed Cafe onsite. Walking, MTB and E-Bikes all coming for Summer 2018/2019. Open 7 days, see website for booking times (closed Christmas Day only)
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quad biking” (30 reviews)
“sky wire” (41 reviews)
“flying fox” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived without prebooking and staff couldn't be more helpful. Went for a trip on the sky wire. Spectators can pay to go up the mountain with you and the views are spectacular. Absolutely loved the ride. It was well worth the ride. Recommend anyone thing...More

Thank Debra M
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the fantastic review Debra and glad that you had a great experience out here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skywire was a highlight for the day. Thanks to Fletch who was fun and informative on our trip up to the skywire and even managing to get my husband to "have a go" which is normally totally out of his comfort zone. A little expensive...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the sky wire, too old to skydive at 80 but this was great fun. Fantastic views and fun guide. Thanks.

Thank Martin C
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Martin - glad you enjoyed

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a morning out in Cable Bay Adventure park. The sky wire was a hit. 4 of us braved the activity, myself, my 2 teen age daughters and their grandmother. It is an activity that all ages can appreciate!!The ride is set in this amazing...More

Thank Jane M
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Jane - glad you all had a fantastic time!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We did both the Quad Bike and Sky Wire. Both of them are great fun. The guide was very professional and VERY funny.

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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks for the great review and will pass on the feedback to the guide.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

More than just the thrill of the ride across the beautiful Bush valley, there were fantastic views from the top and an informative guide for the drive up to the start. Fun to do but not scary.

Thank Julie B
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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Glad you enjoyed it Julie

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Firstly this business is amazing with customer service. We made a phone call after hours to organise a group of 5 for a 2.5 hr horse trek the very next day. They facilitated this, and the price was great. The horses were great for different...More

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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks for the great review Georgina and glad we were able to give your group a good day out

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I called the owner’s phone out of business hours in the hope of organizing a trail ride for 5 people the next day. Received a call back within 15 mins with everything organized. Amazing service once there. Lovely guide and nice easy to ride horses...More

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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks for the great review Tim

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Took our youngest there for his birthday .. We all had a great time , so what to do it again one day. Staff were awesome, views from the top were fantastic

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HappyValleyNZ, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Glad you all had a great day! Thanks for the great review

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Thankyou Fletch for an awesome experience on the skywire and to the driver that drove us up to the top. Very friendly and had alot of knowledge of the area. Beautiful scenery from the top and you could hear some lovely sounds coming from the...More

Thank Jane A
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Lana H, General Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank-you for your great review. It's great to hear you had such a great time out with Fletch.

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Graeme B
5 January 2018|
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Response from CableBayAdvPark | Property representative |
Yes we are open every day of the year except Christmas day. Current summer hours are 9am - 5pm and we can do special events at otherhours by arrangement
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Tanya T
31 December 2016|
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Response from CableBayAdvPark | Property representative |
All Riders must be 16 years of age but anyone 5 years and up can be a passenger. We have limited passenger bikes and these get sold out quickly.
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krichardson
24 March 2016|
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Response from kja68 | Property representative |
No. You can choose any activity. If you just want to do the Skywire, come on out.
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