Construction-Vehicle Driving Adventure for One or Up to Ten at Extreme Sandbox in Hastings (Half Off)

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Customer Reviews

149 Ratings

Very professional, well run session, and lots of fun!
Anne G. · September 12, 2012
It was fun!
C M. · August 19, 2012
What a great adventure! The Groupon was the effective marketing tool that introduced me to Extreme Sandbox. The opportunity to use the deal with an upgrade was also very good. We had a very good time!
Daniel H. · August 19, 2012

What You'll Get


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.

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Participants who enlist in the mini-sandbox adventure ease into the experience with 15–20 minutes of instruction, during which they learn to toggle switches, nurse levers, and recite seat-reclining incantations to Cat 247 skid steers. Equipped with bright-yellow vests and hands-free headsets, participants then step inside climate-controlled cabs for 40-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.

Three pieces of equipment—an excavator, bulldozer, and skid steer—are available for groups of up to 10. Three instructors oversee participants, who enjoy uninhibited access to the entire course. This Groupon makes for an original package for parties for any occasion, including graduations, bachelor parties, and Truckasaurus family reunions. With the minimum age for participation at 14, birthday parties are also welcome.<p>

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Nov 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Registration required 1 week in advance. Subject to availability. 72hr cancellation notice required. Must be 14 or older. Must sign waiver and participate in safety briefing. Package is non-transferable. Tax not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About 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.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.