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Extreme Sandbox, Hastings

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Satisfy your innerĀ child and fulfillĀ a dream of operating a piece of heavy equipment at Extreme Sandbox. Choose from a skid steer, bulldozer, excavator, or full-size fire truck, and receive instruction in a safe environment before taking your machine through a series of obstacles and tasks all on your own. The climate-controlled cabs keep you comfortable in any weather. The packages differ in length and equipment usage; check the attraction's website for more details and to view any special offers. Using our world travel planner, Hastings attractions like Extreme Sandbox can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Completely awesome experience! Mark definitely had his sense of humor! I gave my husband a gift certificate here for his birthday. Whenever we drove by a construction site with heavy equipment, he's a...  more »
  • My family and I had a great experience at the Extreme Sandbox! We spent two hours switching off on the excavator and wheel loader. We had a fun competition playing "excavator golf" where we tried to s...  more »
  • We had a great team building event at Extreme Sandbox. The facility, equipment and staff were all fantastic and I would recommend this as a must do if your in the Minneapolis area. We got the benefit ...  more »
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  • This was something my wife had wanted to do for some time so I bought her a gift certificate on the website. The transaction was seamless. Due to storms in the area, Randy personally called us to say that our originally scheduled time would he problematic due to lightning in the area. He promised to call us back as we were already on the way and sure enough, he did. We scheduled a later time and wandered around downtown Hastings for a bit. The training was actually fun and then it was out to the equipment. Excellent communication, and a fun obstacle course made the experience memorable. Great staff, great communication and doing something that we probably wouldn't made this a fantastic experience.
  • Great experience at Extreme Sandbox. 2nd time visiting! Good team (shout out to Marc) and fun activities on huge machines
  • We had an amazing experience! I will highly recommend Extreme Sandbox to anyone looking for a time "Outside the Box!"
  • Fantastic crew, great fun. Only wish I had more time! Great family Christmas gift.
  • My husband won the Dueling Adventures package at a charity auction and he chose to share it with his dad. They had a fantastic time in the excavators digging and playing "golf," and as a spectator I had an amazing time as well. Jason was an excellent guide, had a great sense of humor, and did a wonderful job of getting us spectators involved, bantering through our headsets. In all we were a group of 7 with a 2 year old, whose little mind was blown watching his uncle and grandpa drive one of his favorite machines. Jason let the little one explore (closely supervised of course) the various machines and he had so much fun, as did the rest of us. A great family excursion!
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