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Cable Bay Adventure Park

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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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Horse Riding

We had an excellent day. Jess was a great guide, the horses were very well trained and it was such... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon G
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The best!

We’ve been here twice. Went quad biking in September 2017 and did the sky wire today. Such a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rebeccalawless95
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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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 challenge your friends to a game of Paintball. Licensed Cafe onsite. Walking, MTB and E-Bikes all coming for Summer 2018/2019. Open 7 days, see website for booking times (closed Christmas Day only)
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quad biking” (31 reviews)
“happy valley” (37 reviews)
“sky wire” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
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+64 3-545 0304
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent day. Jess was a great guide, the horses were very well trained and it was such a scenic ride. All of the staff and owners were so friendly and lunch at the cafe was great! Highly recommended!

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CableBayAdvPark, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the excellent review Sharon and glad you had a great time out here - I'll pass on the feedback to the team.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here twice. Went quad biking in September 2017 and did the sky wire today. Such a great experience. My partner and I are in our 20s and his parents are in their 50s and they loved it. Tony was our guide for the...More

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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Rebecca - I'll pass on the awesome feedback to Tony also and glad you all enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Amazing morning spent with cable bay. Me and my boyfriend went with the 2.5 hour trek, boyfriend never have been on a horse before and me very amateur rider the training was enough to get us up an awsome hillside with an amazing view of...More

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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Glad you guys had a great time out at the Adventure Park - excellent effort getting up to the Bayview lookout - stunning isn't it! Thanks for the great review

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Easy to find and not too expensive. Best time ever with kids smiling long after it was finished. Great guide with nice horses that even beginners are good on!!! I highly recommend it to families for something to do together. Let the guide deal with...More

Thank Fleur L
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Thanks for the awesome review Fleur! I'll pass on the feedback to the guide also and stoked you all had a great time out here

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

I went with my partner on the skywire and it was a fantastic experience. We learnt a lot about the area and saw some spectacular views. The ride itself was awesome, we went pretty fast and we felt like we were on top of the...More

Thank Elle S
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thanks for the great review Elle. Glad you enjoyed the Skywire and experience out here.

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Arrived without prebooking and staff couldn't be more helpful. Went for a trip on the sky wire. Spectators can pay to go up the mountain with you and the views are spectacular. Absolutely loved the ride. It was well worth the ride. Recommend anyone thing...More

Thank Debra M
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Thanks for the fantastic review Debra and glad that you had a great experience out here.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Skywire was a highlight for the day. Thanks to Fletch who was fun and informative on our trip up to the skywire and even managing to get my husband to "have a go" which is normally totally out of his comfort zone. A little expensive...More

Thank Karyn R
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thanks for the review Karyn and glad you enjoyed the Skywire and will pass on your great feedback to Fletch

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Did the sky wire, too old to skydive at 80 but this was great fun. Fantastic views and fun guide. Thanks.

Thank Martin C
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thanks for the great review Martin - glad you enjoyed

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

What a morning out in Cable Bay Adventure park. The sky wire was a hit. 4 of us braved the activity, myself, my 2 teen age daughters and their grandmother. It is an activity that all ages can appreciate!!The ride is set in this amazing...More

Thank Jane M
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Richard U, Owner at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Thanks for the great review Jane - glad you all had a fantastic time!

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We did both the Quad Bike and Sky Wire. Both of them are great fun. The guide was very professional and VERY funny.

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CableBayAdvPark, Manager at Cable Bay Adventure Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thanks for the great review and will pass on the feedback to the guide.

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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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