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“So much FUN!!!”

Across Country Quad Bikes
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$112.47*
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2-Hour Quad Bike Experience from Franz Josef
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Victorian
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“So much FUN!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

This was my first time riding a quad-bike and it was so easy to pick up- I had a ball!
The route went through a small forest area and on a rocky riverbed, with some spectacular views of Franz Josef glacier. We were challenged with the terrain- going through mud, river crossings and steep sections- all confidence building and FUN.
I would now like to buy a quad bike of my own- I absolutely loved it! Thanks for such a fun activity!

Visited November 2013
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Quad B, Owner at Across Country Quad Bikes, responded to this review, January 16, 2014
Hi
Thank you for your wonderful comments, we really love to hear that our trip is fun and exciting.
We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand.

Yours Sincerely
Vanessa Gibb
Owner
Acrosscountry Quadbikes NZ
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Morgan Hill, California
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85 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Excellent time quad biking!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2013

My wife and I went out with Jayce of Across Country Quad Bikes on November 19. We have a decent amount of experience on quads as we rent quads in Aruba every year and spend the day touring the island on our own. This was a very different experience. The bikes were much more powerful than the ones in Aruba and you go through the river and rainforest a bunch. The rainforest area was very pretty and it was fun driving through the river and up the banks. Sometimes you really had to gun the bike to get it up the bank.

At this time of year there is more dust than mud so we didn't go through any mud, other than what would be at the bottom of the riverbed. One funny instance occurred-Jayce's bike actually got stuck and I had to tow him out! (With much direction from him of course!)

Jayce was an excellent guide. He took time to explain the surroundings and history and we spent time in the rainforest learning about different trees and ferns. He was very friendly and personable.

We definitely enjoyed ourselves and would recommend Across Country. In case you might be wondering, my wife and I are 62 so people of any age can do this!

Visited November 2013
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Quad B, Owner at Across Country Quad Bikes, responded to this review, January 16, 2014
Hi
Thank you for your wonderful review, Jason is a great guide and we love to hear of you helping him out! Glad you enjoyed the trip the bikes are powerful and fun to ride as you say.
Wishing you happy holidays.
Kind regards Vanessa
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Muscat, Oman
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“Go during the rain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

Don't go if its dry! Make sure to go during the rain. it is absolutely amazing!!!! They provide you with wet gear so don't worry about that part, just make sure you wear something warm and have fun.

Visited October 2013
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Quad B, Owner at Across Country Quad Bikes, responded to this review, January 16, 2014
Hi There
It is fun in the rain the wetter the better, so pleased you had a great trip out.
Thankyou for taking the time to respond.
Kind regards Vanessa
Acrosscountry
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Alice Springs, Australia
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wicked, wet fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2013

Was met by the lovely Clare, and heading out for a quad bike ride (both of us being first timers). What an amazing trip! It was raining quite heavily, but Clare and Jas were fabulous guides, easing us through the river crossings and providing encouragement and praise. The rainforest part of the ride is awesome fun, going through muddy puddles. Definitely would recommend this place to everyone seeking lots of fun and doesn't mind getting a bit muddy and wet. Clare and Jas are a credit to this company, well organised, great way to spend a couple of hours :) :)

Visited October 2013
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Quad B, Front Office Manager at Across Country Quad Bikes, responded to this review, January 16, 2014
Hi Steph!

Thank you for your positive feed back, so good to hear that you had a good time. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in our beautiful country!

Many thanks, from the quad bike team!
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Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Highlight of our trip!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2013

This was the first thing we did after arriving in Franz Josef and it was absolutely fantastic! It cost $160 for a driver and $70 for a passenger, which was worth every cent (we did 2 drivers). Our guide Brad was very knowledgable about the surrounding mountains and rivers and also very considerate of the varying abilities in our group. We covered lots of different terrain, my favourite being the trip through the rainforest with muddy puddles to splash through! Throughout the 2 hour drive, Brad took some photos of us which you can then purchase on a USB at the end for $35. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced driver, this quad biking adventure is a must do! (And a little rain makes it better and muddier!)

Visited September 2013
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Quad B, Owner at Across Country Quad Bikes, responded to this review, September 19, 2013
Hi Guys
Thank you so much for your feed back so pleased you loved our trip we enjoyed meeting you all and please tell your friends about us. Have a great day.

Kind regards Vanessa and the team Across Country Quad Bikes
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