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Happy Valley Adventures

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194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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Great horse trek

We (2 adults and 2 children) took the 2.5hr horse trek in January 2018 and it was great. The horses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Family Holiday

Went two days in a row and had an absolutely amazing time! Between the Skywire, the horse riding... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jade R
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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“quad biking” (30 reviews)
“flying fox” (32 reviews)
“great fun” (32 reviews)
194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
+64 3-545 0304
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We (2 adults and 2 children) took the 2.5hr horse trek in January 2018 and it was great. The horses were well behaved after a bit of initial jostling for position (we were fascinated to learn from the awesome and knowledgeable guides how complex the...More

Thank markschultz_nz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went two days in a row and had an absolutely amazing time! Between the Skywire, the horse riding and the quad biking, my family and I had an absolutely amazing time!!! Thanks heaps to Tom, Ben, Jess, Kelly, Chantal and the rest of the team...More

Thank Jade R
Reviewed 11 January 2018

A short walk through stunning native bush home to a variety of native birds was a highlight. The Skywire was excellent. It was a little nerve racking sitting at the edge, but the friendly staff had us laughing and at ease. It's a thrilling and...More

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The skywire is amazing we got upto 60 mph flying high over the canopy, Richard who has only recently bought the business is fab, we had a lot of laughs, and a free go too! Def a must do activity if you are near Nelson,...More

Thank Donnapyett
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We came here specifically to do the argo and it was amazing! Who needs coffee to wake up when you can do an argo! We went zooming around the paddocks on this early morning rollacoaster ride. I had no idea what to expect but it...More

Thank anja-f-atv
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I had an exceptional time doing the horse trekking with Kelly and Alexic. They both were very professional since the first moment and went out of their way to make sure that I was comfortable and having a great time. I totally recommend but the...More

1  Thank Fernando O
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Really enjoyed the sky wire - great view and bit of an adrenaline rush. Great hosts who are really friendly

Thank ClaireHamNZ
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Happy Valley offers paint ball, farm bike tours, horse treks and a nice (but not always open) cafe, The cafe does nice coffee and lovely soup (not pumpkin!). We were there for a Skywire trip which is a ski lift type open seat swung high...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We opted for the longer 2 and a bit hour quad bike and oh did we enjoy it! Up the mountains, with some excellent views, we really enjoyed our experience. Fletcher, and dog Jenna, were great fun and it was a pleasure meeting them both-...More

Thank PartTimeFoodie123
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not usually one for horses but my partner and I thoughly enjoyed our trek!!!! My horse Blaze was absolutely awesome and I felt safe the entire time!!!! Definitely a must!!!!

1  Thank AimzfromNZ
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Questions & Answers
Graeme B
4 January 2018|
Response from HappyValleyNZ | 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
Tanya T
31 December 2016|
Response from HappyValleyNZ | 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.
24 March 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.