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Address: 1901 Glendale Rd, Hastings, MN 55033
Phone Number: (855) DIG 4 FUN
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Wed - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: We are the first and ONLY heavy equipment adventure in the Midwest. Come...
We are the first and ONLY heavy equipment adventure in the Midwest. 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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Ran Bull Dozers and RC cars

Fun for the everyone my wife and I did RC cars and my college age boys did the Bull Dozers. Everything was clean safe and fun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Rochester, Minnesota
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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Fun for the everyone my wife and I did RC cars and my college age boys did the Bull Dozers. Everything was clean safe and fun.

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Perfect weather, Perfect People, and awesome machnes!! From early childhood when I watched a highway being built in front of my grandparents house I've always been fascinated by construction machinery. After a 45 year career flying jet airplanes, this was about the only thing that could be as challenging and enjoyable.

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Of course it's really cool playing with these huge, expensive machines!!! So I'll share how well-run this place is. Short intro and safety video in a clean, air-conditioned, comfortable office (it was 91 degrees out so I appreciated the a/c). It's not long at all before you throw on a safety vest, comm headset and get into the equipment. The... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This was so much fun! I found Extreme Sandbox on the internet when I was getting information about Hastings. I am so glad I found it, went with my son and my friend (driving heavy equipment was on her bucket list) We are both 64 yrs young and had an absolute blast!! Jason and Adam were so much fun and... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Had a wonderful day operating their equipment. I highly recommend this place for anyone that wants to "play" with heavy equipment. Jason was an excellent instructor and fun to work with. Just do it!!

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I've wanted to play with heavy machinery since I was a little kid. At Extreme Sandbox, I finally got my wish. My girlfriend and I did the dueling excavators challenge, which was a total blast. It was a well designed 1.5 hour course that included training, driving, digging, playing, picking up cars, a race, and more. These machines give you... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was a great surprise anniversary gift from my wife. She gave me the address only without telling me where we were going. Boy was I surprised when I saw the sign "Extreme Sandbox". I always wanted to get the chance to operate big machinery. Jason was a great instructor. He was friendly, patient, and made me feel really comfortable... More 

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Pasadena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My husband and I did the Dueling Excavator package and it was great fun. The obstacle course and challenges made if a fun interaction and I won! Cost was reasonable for the experience and for the investment that was required for the equipment, land and staffing. Randy accommodated us on a day usually reserved for corporate events due to our... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Received this as a surprise birthday gift and ran through Dueling Excavators with my 20-something daughter. She may win at Playstation but she only beat me by a little bit this time :). Modern, clean facilities...especially for a place centered around dirt. Safety is interwoven throughout each phase of the experience, from the briefing to the use of the machines.... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I took advantage of the Fathers' Day special and got to use both the bulldozer and the excavator. Great fun! Adam was a great facilitator and kept things entertaining.

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