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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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Loved Horse Trekking- wish we had time to do more!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Niki B
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Devizes
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Skywire was so good we went on it twice. Cafe was excellent too. Superb views from the top. Good value for money.

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Picton, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I hate heights so very nervous about the zip wire. When you see how high the plaform is you might think twice, but just go with it. After 2-3 seconds you will wonder what all the fuss you made was about. Felt very safe strapped into the seat. I had a young kiwi guide with me and i was the... More 

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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56 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Delightful 2-3 hour trek around the hills above Cable Bay –old trees, stunning views, n tea or coffee and cheese and biscuits included. And then there was the zip wire!!! Even better going backwards! And the chance of a thrash at the end. We managed a guided tour with only two of the guide and us and that gave us... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We (2x58 year old women) are trying to do something different as often as possible during our stay in New Zealand. So we booked a quad biking experience at this place. We had an absolute ball. Our guide, Alex, was personable, experienced and felt very safe. He made sure we were able to control the machines in a practice area... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Brilliant! So glad I took the time to visit Happy Valley. The Skywire is well worth the time out. Friendly happy staff and the view was awesome. Recommend this highly

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Sitting in the sun enjoying the scenic rural outlook eating a well made delicious gourmet sandwich chatting to the very nice helpful staff perfect lunchtime stop. Thankyou Happy Valley.

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Invercargill
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Great experience, friendly people. Amazing view from the zip line ride and the quad biking was great fun

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Brisbane, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Did the skywire with my wife which was both scary and exhilarating at the same time because I am scared of heights. Alex our guide who drove us to the top was both informative and had a good sense of humour. Although scared we both felt safe. Great views. Would recommend to adults, not sure about children under 12.

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