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Quadbike Adventures

Our four wheel bike rides are an unforgettable eco experience where you travel though farmland into the quiet splendour of a thousand acre native forest, and enjoy superb coastal views on the same ride. Riders need to be at least 16 years of age - but anyone can go on tour as a passenger, either on the back of a friend's quadbike or with the guide.
You can combine any tour with a ride on our unique Skywire, the world's longest flying fox!


This is a shorter ride, designed to suit all abilities. Visit the giant Matai trees and native forest trails. Ride through the fields of sheep and along the banks of the river. Play on our famous fun track!
TIME: Allow 1 ½ hours.


Our most popular ride. Explore over 14 km of beautiful native forest trails. Visit the world's largest Matai tree. Ride high to the hilltops, to spectacular coastal scenery, then down through the farmlands. Play on our famous 'fun track'. Light refreshments included.
TIME: Allow 2 ½ hours.


This ride covers the Bayview Circuit then climbs higher on more challenging trails. Not for the fainthearted, this ride is for experienced riders only - no passengers allowed!
TIME: Allow 3 hours.


Experience the twilight of the native forest as you ride high to the hill tops. Watch the sunset enclose historic Delaware bay. As darkness falls, ride to one of our secret glow-worm grottos, and explore the trails by torchlight. See the animal night life then feed the eels and trout to complete a great experience. You could choose to BBQ or have a delicious snack meal at the cafe before your adventure. This tour only operates in the summer months and is dependent on sufficient numbers. TIME: Allow all evening.

All quadbikers are expected to abide by our terms and conditions, explained prior to your tour commencing.

Happy Valley Adventures Skywire Ride

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Where else can you experience guided ATV 4 wheel quad bike tours; ride the world's only Skywire flying fox; play Paintball; enjoy a Safari Tour or ride in the amphibious Argo?

--Happy Valley Adventures - your first stop for fun!

On Cable Bay Road just fifteen minutes north of Nelson, New Zealand, hosts Keith and Jill and their friendly team of staff are keen to share their 1600 acre farm and forest paradise with you. You may only have an hour or two or maybe you want to make a day of it. Either way you'll have an award-winning outdoor kiwi experience with Happy Valley Adventures.

--Qualmark approved

Happy Valley Adventures offers a range of Qualmark approved activities, and has an experienced team dedicated to making sure you have a fun and safe adventure when you visit.
Worried about what to wear?

We can provide all of the gear you need to stay warm even in the wettest conditions and operate every day of the year except Christmas Day.

--Looking for something different?

We can combine any of the activities we offer to pull together a great morning, afternoon, or full day of activities for any group large or small. We are very flexible with everything you can do here - if you want something specific, or are worried you won't have enough time or the right gear - just ask! It's very likely we will be able to accomodate your requirements.

We are able to offer a pick-up and drop off service to and from key Nelson locations as long as you book ahead.