Construction-Vehicle Driving Adventure for One or Two at Extreme Sandbox (Half Off)


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It's important for adults to regularly engage in play so they remember the power of their own imaginations and that Play-Doh must be served fresh out of the can. Reclaim the wisdom of youth with this Groupon.

Choose From Two Options

$97 for a mini sandbox adventure for one (a $195 value)

  • 15–20 minutes of instruction
  • 40 minutes of skid-steer equipment use

$295 for a classic sandbox adventure for two (a $590 value)

  • 20–30 minutes of instruction
  • 60 minutes of excavator, bulldozer, or skid-steer equipment use

Equipped with bright-yellow vests and hands-free headsets, participants step inside climate-controlled cabs for 40- or 60-minute jaunts through a timed and challenging obstacle course. Drivers deftly slalom through serpentine cones, dig up dirt, and shove around oversize tractor tires with simple flicks of the wrist.

Extreme Sandbox

Spread across 10 acres of beige grains, Extreme Sandbox invites patrons to re-explore the art of playing in dirt from behind the wheels of heavy construction vehicles all year round. Participants 14 and older learn from highly trained instructors before stepping behind the earth-tilling instrumentation of Caterpillar construction equipment. Although most guests are first-timers, Extreme Sandbox’s obstacle course can be customized to challenge more experienced Cat captains. Individual packages for solo drivers include one to seven hours with the iron-plated warhorses, and group packages for up to 50 guests last two to eight hours. The oversize sandbox features indoor and outdoor observation areas from which family and friends can watch as loved ones create unforgettable impressions on memories and topsoil, in this new state-of-the-art training facility. Extreme Sandbox continues earn press accolades and a leave lasting impression on its guests, who voted it the #1 tourist attraction in Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul on Tripadvisor. Its climate-controlled equipment makes it a friendly place to play in sand or snow.

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Staff was great - very fun experience”

  • “Lots of fun, great people”

  • “Excellent experience for all ages. Great time. Staff well informed and cordinated the afternoon well with activities. ”

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    1901 Glendale Rd

    Hastings, Minnesota 55033


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In a Nutshell

Safe & timed obstacle course summons adults to dig dirt, push tires & lift boulders from behind wheel of excavator, bulldozer, or skid steer

The Fine Print

Expires Mar 12th, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Advanced reservation required; subject to availability. 72hr cancellation notice required or fee of up to price of Groupon may apply. Must be 14 or older. Must sign waiver and participate in safety briefing. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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