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Extreme Sandbox

1901 Glendale Rd, Hastings, MN 55033-9377
+1 855-344-4386
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A fun surprise for a significant other--but expect to have fun yourself

In lieu of giving my husband a gift for an anniversary I thought it would be more fun and memorable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KAO052212
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
A unique exerience.

You are reading this because you want to know if Extreme Sandbox is worth your money and travel... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Nate F
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In lieu of giving my husband a gift for an anniversary I thought it would be more fun and memorable to provide an experience. I planned an entire weekend including a stop at Extreme Sandbox. They worked with me to make it extra memorable for...More

Thank KAO052212
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

You are reading this because you want to know if Extreme Sandbox is worth your money and travel time. It is. Totally. The building and staff are professional. The equipment was all in good repair. Between the instructional video and the excellent guidance of the...More

Thank Nate F
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Head to Hastings and check out Extreme Sandbox, you will not be disappointed. Yesterday 3 friends and I booked back to back Dueling Excavator packages and it was AMAZING. Who doesn't want to dig in the dirt with a 26 ton excavator, I mean come...More

Thank Mike_B72766
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant place and brilliant people there, couldn't ask for a more friendly helpful team, we drove excellent komatsu excavators, wheel loaders and bulldozers there. Highly recommend. 👍👍👌👌

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Extreme Sandbox is a great experience. It's location is not too far from the city. (It has to be out a little bit to find open spaces for this type of thing). The building is very clean, (Check out the funny travel log posters on...More

Thank gopherfan44
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I surprised my husband for his birthday with a mini-sandbox experience driving the excavator. He was so thrilled and it was just as much fun for me to watch—and listen to the hilarious banter on the headset from my husband and Jason our facilitator. Jason...More

Thank Reynoldsmissy
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a lot of fun. We had ten people and did the bulldozer and the excavator. We bought the ticket package and they did a great job. Need to make a Trip with my adult sons to do this some time soon. Yeh baby.

Thank Gary B
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I can't say enough great things about Extreme Sandbox. Their entire team was a pleasure to work with. They made sure our customer appreciation event went smoothly and that everyone had a great time. The only downside about this place is its location. Most of...More

Thank Bryce K
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Our daughter waited over 3 years to do this...it was her 16th bday gift from July, but she wanted Dad there to watch (he's a heavy equipment operator.). So, what better way to bring two sisters close in age together than Dueling Dozers? Jason, their...More

Thank torrerizor
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

My office had a great time at Extreme Sandbox! The instructors Adam and Jason make it a great experience for something that can be intimidating. I'm not a person who has to drive everything she sees, but I would do this again and recommend it...More

Thank Lisa S
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mmjmom
3 November 2017|
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Response from Randy S | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry. Our gift certificates never expire.
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Linda C
7 May 2016|
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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
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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.
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