Across Country Quad Bikes

Across Country Quad Bikes

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Tanya Davies

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Pouring with rain. Sarah ( our guide) was born to work with people! So much fun!! Sarah is professional, fun to spend time with and full of funny and informative info about the area. A MUST do in any weather, the rain though provided extra entertainment. Thanks Sarah :)

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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jb7

Ranking: 10/10

A amazing experience! Everyone should do this. Easy riding. Heaps of fun and Hollie is excellent. Many thanks.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Jb7!
Thank you for the great review! Glad to know other people enjoy our town and beautiful scenery as much as we do :)
Thanks from the Quad Bike team!

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Owen

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Franz Josef quad biking was one of the highlights of our NZ, south island, adventure holiday. Our guide, Hollie, was full of life and informative, making the trip ultra fun and interesting. The scenery was incredible in its diversity and the sense of freedom something to remember. Definately a memorable experience!

Cheers Hollie- we'll be back!

Reviewed about 7 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Owen!
Thank you so much for the great feedback. So glad to hear you'll be back! I totally agree Franz Josef is unique where the glacier meets the rainforest, we truly love living here. Can't wait to see you again!
Spread the word!
Thanks from the Across Country Quad Bike team :)

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Amaan

India

Ranking: 10/10

It was really fun and awesome.our instructor Holly was super and took us thrugh some memmoroble experiances in the rain.the quad bikes were very powerful and i have never had a better expereance.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Amaan!

Wow, thanks for the great feedback!! I hope to be able to come and visit India again one day, I really do miss Masala Dosa, enjoy the rest of your holiday and please spread the words! Kind regards Hollie : )

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sportsfreakfromoz

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

I took a personalised tour with Hollie prior to Easter. Even though it wasn't a large group this meant I had the benefit of 1 on 1 training. The terrain was quite diverse and the forest was beautiful, as were the views looking back over the glaciers. A spur of the moment decision to go quad biking, it was a memorable experience for all the right reasons and would do it again had I had the chance.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Awesome, thanks for that feed back, personalizes tour are always great, 1 on 1 fully is the way forward, hope you will come back again and I can show you a different route, had even a swimmer last week on my trip, in case you would like a swim in the river.....i will show you the way!, regards Hollie

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littlebear

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Johnathan was our guide.He gave clear instructions and made the whole experience fun!! Two hours over various terrain.Can throughly recommend this experience.
Thanks Johnathan

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Thanks for coming out with us, Jonathon loves going out on trips, boys and toys eh'!

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mricho

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

We did the quad bike experience with Jonathon and Hollie. They were great. Kept us safe and we had a ball. I went on the back with hubby who thoroughly enjoyed the bit of water we had to go through. A definite return experience next time we visit nz.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey guys, thanks for the great respond, I'm sure your hubby enjoyed the water bit, he was the one that splashed me too eh'?! Lol....
Will be delighted to host you guys next time round, enjoy your day and spread the word.

Warm regards

Hollie

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nathan_carr

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

First time I''ve been quad biking but had so much fun I ended up going again elsewhere in NZ. The terrain was really varied and challenging and our Guide Hollie was great company, really friendly and full of cool facts about Franz Josef. She also did a great job of teaching us how to ride the bikes and kept us safe. Then on the trip back through the forest we stopped for a snack and a hot drink and learnt a bit more about the native bush. A very cool way to blow an afternoon.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in September 2011

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Nathan

You we've got the natural instinct of driving quads, boys and toys....it was easy for me to teach you how to ride them and I'm glad you enjoyed the tour, hope to see you again one day!!!

Kind regards

Hollie

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Wazzzo

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!
We have done the lot... Bungy, skydive, glacier walking , jet boats... but quad biking with these guys was fantastic. They don't hold back. The terrain varies massively, from glacier river bed to deep mud in the forest to near vertical drops and climbs. Our guide Karl was friendly and enthusiastic.
Spot on!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Thanks for the comments, Karl enjoys driving the bikes as much as you do plus you guys were pretty good on the bikes so it makes our job much easier!!!

If you ever around the neighborhood, please stop in and say hi, have a great day!!

Regards

Hollie

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taniadeanryanbrittany

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Had a great time.Guide was fantastic even though we got bogged several times over. Would definitely recommend it to anyone and would do it again.Our teenage kids loved it to.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Sorry about getting stuck in the mud, it happens sometimes, makes it more exciting eh'? hopefully you got a free facial : ) and I'm glad you still enjoyed the trip!!

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JohnHaestad

Bahamas

Ranking: 9/10

Fun! Fun! Fun! I’m an experienced quad driver and my wife likes to ride with me. These bikes are set-up to have 2 riders so that was great for us. They are 400cc and have plenty of power for 2 people. You can choose to ride single of course. Marc was our guide and he was lots of fun. Our trip was only 3 quads: Marc as our guide, an inexperienced couple (who were a bit timid at the onset) and us. Marc taught the other couple quickly and was able to check us out quickly as well. We went through the wide rocky riverbeds and a beautiful rainforest. We used the glacial/granite silt for an impromptu facial (just a bit more mud!) It was a warm day so we didn’t want to use the supplied jackets (waterproof boots/pants are essential!) – and we did get our tops soaked! You can go slowly through the water/mud if you prefer but we went full out and it was GREAT! If there were 7 bikes with inexperienced people I don’t know how it would have affected our experience. As it was, it was totally awesome – great fun!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey John

Thanks for the great feed back, it's definitely fun to go through the puddles, puts a smile on your face!

Warm regards

Hollie

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Sgellett

England

Ranking: 10/10

Only went quad biking due to cancellation of all other activities due to weather conditions but so glad I did! Didn't want to drive so acted as 'co-pilot' for Hollie - what great fun it was. Got muddy and wet but what a fab experience, would do it again.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Sgellett
Yeah its great how the bikes have two seats isn't it? Yes the wetter the better we say!
Glad you had a good time.
Many thanks from the Quad Bike Team

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Lyndell

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

This is so much fun! Be prepared to get very muddy and a litlle bruised. Our guide was friendly and fun with a lot of local knowledge. She took us through river beds, rainforests and muddy fields, smeared mud on our faces for a impromptu facial with river mud and took pictures for us. I would definitely recommend this :)

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Lyndell!
Thank you so much for taking the time to write on here and say that you would recommend us :)
Yes the mud smearing is all part of the job, who can complain about a free facial huh? Yeah its great how there's a lot of variety on our track, makes it all unique especially with the glacier in view as well.
Thanks from the Quad Bike Team!

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ELLY186

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Hollie was fantastic!! We went through ravines, mud, rainforest and volcanic rocky terrain. She certainly kept us on our toes lol = )
Supplied us with all our gear so we didn't actually get wet or muddy, their gear did!! No washing for us but she did have a little too much fun hosing us off when we got back...
She was very diligent and kept a close eye on all of us, ensuring we were all safe and having fun. It was a great experience and fun for all = ) Would certainly do again A+

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Elly!
Thats great to hear, Hollie is a very good guide isn't she :)
Yes the gear is quite handy isn't it!
Awesome to hear you had a great time and hopefully we will se you around again one day!
Many thanks from the Quad Bike Team!

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Stevens Frans

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good and helpful.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in January 2010

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Stevens Frans!
Thank you for taking the time to write on here, much appreciated!
Many thanks from the Quad Bike Team!

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Christina Beard

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

What a blast! We went when the water was real high so we got heaps of river and mud action. Definetly the highlight of our trip in franz josef

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in December 2009

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Christina!
Thats so good to hear, were very glad you had a great time. The wetter the better huh!
Spread the word!
Many thanks from the Quad Bike Team!

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TomL

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Plenty of time to be on the bikes. and you go through different terrains: rock, glacier maraine, rainforest, sand, and dirt roads. Going in the late afternoon meant the rivers were super high. exciting 4wd experience, you get muddy and dirty and rained on..Awesome!

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey TomL
Yeah there's lots of awesome different terrain isn't there?
Yeah that's right the wetter the better on this trip!
Many thanks, the Quad Bike Team

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REF

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Fun experience even for the more mature couple. Trina taught us well how to manage the quad bike. The magnificent scenery and information imparted made for a really memorable afternoon.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Ref
That's great to hear :) we cater for everyone on this trip and we're glad you had an enjoyable time here with us.
Many thanks, the Quad Bike Team

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chris

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

the tour was great. the guide was very friendly, the view was amazing. nice bikes. top experiance

Reviewed about 10 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Chris!
Thanks for the feedback always good to know our clients have had a great time!
We love the views too!
Thank you from the Quad Bike Team!

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kiwibrit86

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Did this twice I liked it so much - once on my own bike and the other time sharing one - both awesome experiences! Would definitely recommend as a great alternative to trekking up the glacier! Appreciated the cup of hot chocolate in the middle of our trip as well!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey kiwibrit86!
So glad to hear you had such a good time that you went twice! Also good to hear that the hot drink is popular. Its a beautiful place in this town that's for sure.
Many thanks from the Quad Bike Team!

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Eric

Malaysia

Ranking: 9/10

Good equipments, friendly attitudes and a reasonable price of course.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Eric
Thanks for the positive feedback :)
Many thanks from the Quad Bike Team

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Maureen

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Great fun and loved the guide.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Maureen
Thanks for the positive feedback!
Many thanks from the Quad Bike Team

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Holly

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

The guide was friendly and know lots about Franz. We got to go through mud puddles and the river bed. Awesome!

Reviewed about 11 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Holly!
Thanks for your great feedback. Yeah the mud puddles are a favorite!
Thanks again from the Quad Bike Team!

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Ellie

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

I've done it three times, and each time it was a bit different, from really dusty to really muddy. it it so much fun and the guides are really into it. and then you have the glacier in the background all the time and you drive through the rainforest....

Reviewed over 11 years ago

Across Country Quad Bikes responds:

Hey Ellie!
Wow three times! That's great that you loved it so much! Yes it's always different here on the West Coast the river is constantly changing its course making it a new experience every time :)
Thanks for taking the time to write this from the Quad Bike Team!