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Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from Wanaka

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Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from Wanaka
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Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from Wanaka
Enjoy high-octane thrills in the New Zealand wilderness on this 2-hour Cardrona Valley quad bike experience from Wanaka. Following a comprehensive safety briefing, pull on your helmet and hop onto your 350cc quad bike. Master the controls in safety, then spin off into the mountains of the mighty Cardrona Valley with your guide. Navigate winding dirt tracks through rolling alpine farmland where Merino sheep and cattle graze. Bounce and roll over the rugged terrain, and enjoy panoramic views over the wilds of New Zealand’s South Island.
What to Expect
After helmet fitting and making sure riders are sufficiently equipped for the mountains, a thorough pre-ride safety talk and instruction on quad bike operation is undertaken. Certain requirements and expectations from the riders are established and the tour departs up the mountain with the very experienced guide leading the way.

The first part of the ascent travels through private farm land where Merino sheep and cattle may be seen, the terrain gives way to a more rugged rock & tussock alpine environment as the tour climbs higher, stops are made frequently for photo opportunities and information about the farming, history and scenery. In winter most tours are riding through the snow as the quads reach the upper mountain levels!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great fun and more challenging than other quad tours

Quad biking through the mountains - great fun. Muddy and uneven terrain on the way up then riding through the snow. Great views, great guide, highly recommend! Wear thermals and a ski jacket as it's freezing!

2  Thank I_RJ_RJ_I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Absolutely awesome

Was met by a lovely young woman who was funny and friendly, she was the horse riding instructor I believe. We then met Sean/Shawn who was very helpful and informative as it was my 1st ever go in a quad. Has dry dirt, grass, mud,...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Good outing

Enjoyable and fun ride, with nice views and scenery of the surrounding mountains. Certains parts of the trail, especially those covered by the snow, are challenging to make the activity exciting.

Thank MintLeafSG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Best Day!!

My boyfriend and I did the Quad Experience. We both had the best time! Our guide was awesome and so helpful. It was beautiful scenery and such a fun trip up and down the mountain! Highly recommend to do the experience!! You will not be...More

Thank SamRichardson92
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile
Must do experience!!

By far the best part of our holiday! So much fun and I felt super safe the whole time. I had never ridden a quad bike before but they were great teachers and my boyfriend who was an experienced rider had an awesome time too...More

1  Thank Brittany D
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Sabrina L
15 July 2018|
Response from MintLeafSG |
It’s one person per quad bike, so no pillion passenger. Furthermore, minimum age requirement to operate the quad bike is 16 years old.
Carol L
11 June 2018|
Response from Ashley D | Reviewed this property |
Cardrona Quads is about 300 metres down the road from the Cardrona Hotel/Pub. There are 2 ways from QT to Wanaka you need to take the one over the Crown range ( if the road is open) It’s prettier and quicker....Cardrona... More