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Arnie's ATV Rentals

311 Pier Ave, Oceano Dunes State Vehicle Recreation Area, Oceano, CA 93445-9729
+1 805-474-6060
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Family of 5 adults loved this activity!

Office ladies who signed us up were excellent. Thanks Audra & Connie. Everything went as they said... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
S I
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Canada
Awesome time, Awesome Arnie’s

From the initial phone call, sign in, drive to the ATVs, and check out- the Arnie’s staff was super... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
dawgmc
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HSV, AL
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We rent ATV's (All Terrain Vehicles i.e.: quads) for riding on the former Pismo Dunes (Oceano Dunes State Vehicle Recreation Area today.) At Arnie's visitors will find a rare opportunity to tour one of the largest coastal sand dune ranges in the world. Arnie's ATV Rentals is located on the Central Coast of California - and provides you with a way to see the dunes up close and personal!
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  • Very good14%
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pismo beach” (5 reviews)
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311 Pier Ave, Oceano Dunes State Vehicle Recreation Area, Oceano, CA 93445-9729
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+1 805-474-6060
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Office ladies who signed us up were excellent. Thanks Audra & Connie. Everything went as they said it would be. The ATV's were very easy to learn to drive. The other staff prepared us and set us up in no time. This is a safe...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

From the initial phone call, sign in, drive to the ATVs, and check out- the Arnie’s staff was super friendly and helpful. I did the 2 hour ATV and it was perfect. Less would not have been enough and the 4 hour would have been...More

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Arnies_ATV_Rentals, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

We enjoy doing what we do or sure! I am happy that you had a good time and thanks for sharing your experience! We are looking forward to hearing from you soon again. --Connie

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

It was my first ATV ride and it was my birthday. I'm glad that we did it at Arnie's, making the experience so enjoyable and so memorable! All the staff were very friendly and put me at ease when I told them I was a...More

1  Thank Christine Y
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ArniesATV, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Christine - Tina loves teaching folks how to enjoy the Dunes and to ride safely! She is good at her job. We are glad you enjoyed your birthday outing and we look forward to seeing you next time you are in town. --Connie

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

My experience at Arnie's ATV was excellent. But be careful when you're entering Arnie's ATV Rentals location on the phone. There are 2 of them, and I went to the wrong one (North 2nd St). The correct location is Pier Ave. But don't worry, as...More

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ArniesATV, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Aweee... thank you so much for you kind words - I am just now finding the review. Thank you so much. We look forward to seeing you again. --Connie

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We did this activity with our family of 4 including two teenagers as part of our 5-week trip to the USA. And this will certainly be one of the highlights of the trip for the kids. Awesome to explore the dunes with the ATV's. This...More

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Arnies_ATV_Rentals, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We love our customers and appreciate especially when they take the time and leave such a nice review. :) --Connie

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

I can't say enough great things about Arnie's ATV Rentals. Both Tina (owner) and Audra were fantastic and helped us on our first ATV adventure on the sand dunes. It was a well-organized operation. Check in at the store at 311 Pier Avenue, Oceano. From...More

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Arnies_ATV_Rentals, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review - you are right about the gloves. I will forward your review to Arnie's ATV owner, Gail Marshall and she will be thrilled. We will look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for choosing Arnie's ATV Rentals...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Took my kids out to ride the ATV's for my daughter's 17th birthday. It was great they gave us basic instructions, told us where the best places to explore would be. Gave us a heads up on some of the dangers and then let us...More

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Arnies_ATV_Rentals, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

What a nice review. Thank you so much. We enjoy our customers and love when they tell us it was "the time of their lives." Thank you so much for sharing. Oh, our Early Bird Special is now only Monday-Thursday with an advance reservation, arrival...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

The people here are so nice and so helpful. We had an amazing time doing the dunes!!! HIGHLY recommend!!

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Arnies_ATV_Rentals, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Rented two 250 cc quads with this company to ride the sand dunes. Great fun. Some drop offs are extreme so being cautious is a must. The quads were in decent repair. Great friendly helpful staff who made a conscious effort to be helpful and...More

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ArniesATV, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you for your kinds words. We are glad you chose to mention the extreme drop off out here at the Dunes in your review We tell people everyday about the drops and it means so much more coming from a previous customer. Only once...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision to experience the dunes with the kids 13, 13, 9). I used to race dune buggies here 25 years ago and wanted my kids to enjoy the excitement, speed, challenge and fun of the dunes. What had changed in 25 years is...More

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ArniesATV
4 February 2017|
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Response from ArniesATV | Property representative |
Right now we are in our winter Hours and closed on Tuesday and Wednesdays. Our first rides are scheduled for 91m ... we suggest calling in advance and finding out the particulars for that day you wish to ride... More
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Crystalchai
17 February 2015|
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Response from ArniesATV | Property representative |
Wow - it was great that previous riders responded to your question before I could. Thank you "Mackanna" and "HavingFun." Two-wheel drive cars can drive on the beach - it is an Off Road Riding area after all. Most of our... More
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