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Extreme Sandbox

1901 Glendale Rd, Hastings, MN 55033-9377
+1 855-344-4386
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An wonderful experience!

As long as I have known my wonderful wife (45 years), every time we would pass a construction site... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ventura, CA

Driving an excavator is something I've always wanted to do. Extreme Sandbox did not disappoint. Mat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clarice K
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Come play on an excavator or bulldozer for fun! We offer customers the unique opportunity to experience heavy equipment in safe and controlled environment. We let the kid in you play!
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1901 Glendale Rd, Hastings, MN 55033-9377
+1 855-344-4386
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As long as I have known my wonderful wife (45 years), every time we would pass a construction site with bulldozers, tractors and other things that she would call "Diggers", she would make a comment on how she would like to drive one of those....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving an excavator is something I've always wanted to do. Extreme Sandbox did not disappoint. Mat was funny and patient even though I wasn't very good. It was an incredible experience I will remember forever. Hopefully I can do it again someday. Anyone can do...More

Thank Clarice K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally bought a gift certificate for my son and then took advantage of the Father's day special so that it could be a family experience. When I contacted them to upgrade my originally certificate they were more that happy to make changes needed to allow...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is obviously a once-in-a-lifetime experience, especially for those of us who wouldn't normally be operating construction equipment. On top of that excitement, the staff makes it even more fun with their quips as you're trying to run these massive machines. They're funny and extremely...More

Thank Chrysa F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got two basic packages and was able to operate an excavator and a wheel loader. Matt was my instructor and he was great! Even if you have no experience, the people at Extreme Sandbox will guide you through everything and you will have a...More

Thank Kd467
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband did the basic package and drove a bulldozer. Jason was his instructor and was really good at guiding him. He had a great time driving. Highly recommend this activity. If you want a longer time, be sure to opt for more equipment. It...More

Thank edriepfeiffer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From our booking to the day we surprised our husbands with the mystery trip event we were impressed with the professional and personable care given to us. Jason made the Dueling Backhhoe experience fun for the men and fun for us as spectators. This was...More

Thank 857mavish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

EXTREME SANDBOX is super fun. YOU HAVE TO DO THIS! I have always wanted to 'play' on big equipment and this was a phenomenal adventure!! We were in Red Wing for a family reunion and looking for something to do on our extra days. What...More

Thank vickir125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time in the sandbox! Experience was well organized, yet relaxed and allowed for team building. Staff are a lot of fun. Highly recommend!

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Matt was awesome! We had a great time! Dueling dozers for an hour and a half. We dug out and pushed up a ramp, balanced on it with 20 tons of machinery. Obstacle course next was a lot of fun. Matt provided tips, advice, instruction,...More

Thank chefmouw
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Linda C
7 May 2016|
Response from Laurie A | Reviewed this property |
You need to be at least 14 years old to drive the equipment. When my husband and I were driving, they let our kids (11 and 1 at the time) be outside in a safe are where they could watch and also let them wear the very... More
Stephanie H
23 May 2015|
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Response from J H | Reviewed this property |
It depends upon the amount of time, and the equipment requested. The web site has the rates listed.