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Happy Valley Adventures

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Address: 194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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Experience guided ATV 4 wheel quad bike tours; ride the world's only...

Experience guided ATV 4 wheel quad bike tours; ride the world's only Skywire flying fox; play Paintball; enjoy a horse trek or ride in the amphibious Argo.

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Awesome adventure experience

We did the Skywire and horsetrek activities. Definitely want to come back and do them again and more. Staff were friendly and chatty along the way. Recommend this to everyone.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Skywire and horsetrek activities. Definitely want to come back and do them again and more. Staff were friendly and chatty along the way. Recommend this to everyone.

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Auckland
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

15 minute steep drive up. Wonderful views from the cabin. Sky wire ride itself was good, you are given coats and beanies as it does get really cold! Once at the end there is a pause and you get zipped backwards - which seems faster. We got to 90km/h . It is not an adrenaline rush ride but it is... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two sisters and I visited one afternoon for a horse trek having contacted the farm only the night before. They were extremely helpful in scheduling a guided trek for us - we chose the two hour mountain path. Our guide, Jess, was great in setting us up on horses perfect for our skill levels. She was able to tell... More 

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HappyValleyNZ, Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It is coming into our quieter months but we try to cater to everyone as best as we can at short notice. We usually require 24 hours notice for the horse treks but im glad that Jess was able to take you out and you had a great time. More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Go early - so much to do! Only had time for the flying fox but would have loved some of the other adventures that are on offer in such spectacular surroundings. Staff very helpful!

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HappyValleyNZ, Manager at Happy Valley Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. The skywire is fantastic to join in with other activities that we offer but be sure to book ahead to secure your spot. More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

All of us has great fun on the quad bikes and "zip" line. Food is excellent too. Price very reasonable.

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Thanks for your review. More 

Reigate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this. Took about an hour in all, and we all loved it. It's a big thrill, but I can't see why anyone couldn't do it, young and old. Think 'out of control chair lift' but with better seats and straps and you've got the idea. Kids were very happy! Franklin - I think that's your name - thanks... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We did the flying fox skywire and were incredibly impressed with the overall service and beautiful views! The entire activity only took about an hour, and was one of the best things we did on our trip. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. We also grabbed breakfast at the cafe, which was delicious. We recommend including the flying fox skywire... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I recommend the quad bike/zip line combo. It was good fun riding the quad bike to the top. The zip line was spectacular and although fast not a huge adrenaline rush. The quad bike ride back was great fun and a real buzz Good valve

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Nelson, New Zealand
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We got a deal through Grabone to try and do something different. I had to overcome my fear of heights - but it was exhilarating as it was scary! Ben was an excellent guide and even took some photos for us on the Sky Wire. The views from the top were awesome! Overall, this was a totally amazing experience. Next... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

What a great afternoon at "Happy Valley" adventures. $135 for a 2 n half hour trip around the hillside was a steal! Plus $50 for the sky wire ride across the valley which was outstanding fun. Highly recommended & would not hesitate to use again if we are that way again. Great staff & very professional. 10/10 all day long.

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