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Address: 194 Cable Bay Road | Nelson, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-545 0304
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Description: 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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Sky Wire and Four-Wheeling Fun!

Happy Valley is a fun place to spend a day while visiting the Nelson region. A short drive from the city centre, you will feel like you are 'away from it all' and the staff are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Nelson, New Zealand
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Happy Valley is a fun place to spend a day while visiting the Nelson region. A short drive from the city centre, you will feel like you are 'away from it all' and the staff are friendly and fun.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

my husband and i decided to do the flying fox at happy valley and what an amazing adventure. the guide took us on a tour and stopped and showed us some wonderful looking trees in the forest on the way up. Also talked about a leaf that was a natural painkiller if made into a cup of tea, and was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Fun and friendly crew, the chap who took us up the forest road had a great sense of humour and put us at ease. The scenery was awesome and the skywire ride was spectacular. The engineering was impressive, including the building process and story behind it, thanks very much Scott. Thanks chaps!

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Picton, New Zealand
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Highly recommend the sky wire. Great host and thrilling activity. This would suit even those who are a bit nervous about heights and adrenaline activities.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My brother and I went quad biking and went on the sky wire. We had a great day. The quad bikes were awesome.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

great views, we done the quad bike and it was fantastic, try the high wire as well, great thrill!!!!

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great fun, riding around the bush on Quad Bikes. Great scenery, great company, and if you're good, finish up with a bit of fun on the quads.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

There is a lot to do with this attraction and it is very popular amoung young and more mature adults. Horseback riding, Quad trecking, high speed high wire flying, and lots more. A very fun day worth the money.

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

During our stay in New Zealand we found ourselves in Nelson, looking for something outdoorsy to do- but with cooler/rainy weather constraints waterspouts and skydiving was a no go. Last minute dashed off an email to these guys at about 9pm checking for availability the next day. Jill got back to us within an hour to set up a time,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We (four) loved the skywire, it's not so much a thrill ride as a sight seeing ride. Amazing views, surprisingly quiet and a bit of speed too. Two of us then went on a horse ride, great guide, patient & calm, even suitable for total beginners like me. Two went on quad bike ride, enjoyed it, friendly guide.Well worth the... More 

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