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Cable Bay Adventure Park

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“happy valley”(37 reviews)
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Cable Bay Adventure Park (formerly Happy Valley Adventures). Only 15 minutes from central Nelson and home to the amazing Skywire Experience - the worlds longest flying fox; guided Quad bike tours, Horse treks, ride in the amphibious Argo or...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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+64 3-545 0304
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Went for a one hour horse trek with my 12 year old daughter. Never did it before so nothing to compare it to but we both really enjoyed it and the service was excellent throughout!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Niallfitz55
CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review and glad you and your daughter enjoyed the horse trek

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Went on a spontaneous trip up to cable bay and up the sky wire. Was very safe and had great views. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AlanaJ144
CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Thanks for the great review Alana. Glad you enjoyed the Skywire

Reviewed December 20, 2018

I was on a cruise with a stop in Nelson looking for something a little bit different to do. I found the perfect activity at Cable Bay Adventure Park and booked an ATV ride and the Skywire. I had a great time and the day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DCH47
CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2018

Thanks for the fantastic review Don, was a pleasure meeting you and glad we were able to provide you with a great experience while stopped in Nelson. Trust the rest of the cruise went well and hope you have a great festive season

Reviewed December 3, 2018

great fun at the skywire adventure park enjoyed riding in the van uphill to wear the ride was lots of pictures atop the hill friendly staff

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dioz155
CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your time here and thanks for the great review

Reviewed November 22, 2018

Great experience but very safe ! Enjoyable ride up and back very informative and funny. You have a sense of speed but at times so peaceful. Would recommend it for anyone.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom L
CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2018

Thanks for the great review Tom and glad you enjoyed the experience

Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic day out exploring, I highly recommend both activities. My beautiful horse Rocky was great to ride, and the quad bike was also fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katmees96
CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thanks for the great review and recommendation and glad you enjoyed the activities.

Reviewed November 5, 2018

Took my 11 year old buddy horseriding for an hour. Was really lovely. He was a total beginner and they gave him a lovely calm horse, and were encouraging. He had a great time. I'm a more experienced rider, and they gave me a perfect...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank onlynay
CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thanks for the great review and glad you enjoyed it out here so much. I'll make sure to pass onto the horse guides the great feedback and look forward to seeing you again for the longer trek

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous. So lucky to have just been out in the beautiful countryside with sister and our 2 trusty steeds. Beautiful big Ben and Grumpy Goldie ...sweet xx.. what a lovely ride they both provided us.One of the highlights of my 2 week holiday. Highly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

An absolute pleasure to have you out here Linda and glad it was such a highlight for you - I'll make sure to pass on your positive feedback to the guide. Thanks for the great review

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time flying above the canopy on the skywire! Beautiful views from the top. Richard was our guide for this experience - very knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely recommend this great experience

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hauri
CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Thanks for the 5 star review and glad you had a great time here. It is stunning up there isn't it!

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Awesome experience and really good people - unforgettable. Awesome service from pick up from Nelson city to fun on the flying fox. What a nice cafe with a personal touch from passionate owners, loved it!

Date of experience: October 2018
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CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thanks for the great review Jack - was great meeting you both and glad you enjoyed your time here. Enjoy the rest of your trip!

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Graeme B
January 4, 2018|
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Response from CableBayAdvPark | Property representative |
Yes we are open every day of the year except Christmas day. Current summer hours are 9am - 5pm and we can do special events at otherhours by arrangement
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Tanya T
December 30, 2016|
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Response from CableBayAdvPark | Property representative |
All Riders must be 16 years of age but anyone 5 years and up can be a passenger. We have limited passenger bikes and these get sold out quickly.
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krichardson
March 24, 2016|
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Response from kja68 | Property representative |
No. You can choose any activity. If you just want to do the Skywire, come on out.
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