Extreme Sandbox


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In a Nutshell

Obstacle course summons adults to dig dirt, push tires, and lift boulders from behind the wheel of an excavator, bulldozer, or skid steer

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 27, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Advance 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. Tax not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Packages start with a basic safety briefing, during which guests learn to toggle switches, nurse levers, and recite seat-reclining incantations to Cat 247 skid steers. Then, they’ll use the equipment that comes with their chosen package to slalom through serpentine cones, dig up dirt, and shove around oversize tractor tires with simple flicks of the wrist. Extreme Sandbox is open year-round, and equipment may be operated in snow or dirt.

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.

Customer Reviews

I would recommend extreme sandbox for all types of events. I got my son the dueling excavators for his birthday. He had a blast and I even noticed a smile or two! They are very professional and yet fun. WE DIG EXTREME SANDBOX!!!! :-)
Sheri S. · September 17, 2014
It was a great Bday gift for my husband. He and a buddy had a ball at dueling excavators! Thank you!
Elise R. · August 30, 2014
The excavator is a blast!
Michael B. · August 30, 2014

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