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Address: 311 Pier Ave, Oceano Dunes State Vehicle Recreation Area, Oceano, CA 93445-9729
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We rent ATV's (All Terrain Vehicles i.e.: quads) for riding on the former...

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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Best dunes experience

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
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Santa Clara, California
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Santa Clara, California
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 that the State of California now requires safety certificates for riders or be with someone... More 

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

First, best prices out there that includes helmets, ride to the starting location and the ride. We rented four ATVs for two hours and it was just over $200 with our discount for the place we were staying. Staff was outstanding, equipment was great and appropriate for our experience and sizes and we had an amazing day. Will definitely rent... More 

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Thank Lisa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had so much fun. Nice people. Gave great instructions and had very good ATV's. Newer and in great working order. They had some of the better prices too. Would definitely go back to Arnie's.

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Roxbury, New Jersey
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88 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Booking with Connie was fairly easy and pleasant. She asked a lot of questions to make sure we got the right equipment. When we got there, checking was pretty easy too. Then we drove on the beach (which was neat) to the ATVs. The guy set us up pretty quickly with the ATVs. I was surprised they don't offer goggles... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Went her with my wife and 11 year old daughter and it was a great time. I booked the reservation over the phone with Connie and she greeted us when we arrived. Adam then picked us up and drove us to the Sand Dunes where the ATV's are setup. I'm spacing on the guy who set us up with helmets... More 

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ArniesATV, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We love to hear that our visitors had a good time while they were out in the Dunes. Looking forward to seeing you again the next time you can get back this way. :) Connie More 

Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Balancing the balance between a timid 13 year old girl and very adventurous 12 year old boy isn't easy but Arnie's did it ! They took the time to make sure we were all comfortable on the ATVs ( and it might be a secret) but they gave my daughter and I brand new machines ! I was not sure... More 

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California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I reserved 4 ATV's the day before we left to Pismo Beach. I rented here because of all the positive reviews here on trip advisor and Yelp. The staff very friendly and helpful. They love their k=job and they want you to have a great time. ATV's can be dangerous if you do not follow instruction. We were all beginners... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Their office is very east to find on Pier Ave next to the beach. Connie at the front desk was very helpful in getting us started. The quads are about 1 mile away from the office down on the beach. We walked 100 yrds to the beach to be picked up by Tina, to take us to the quads. She... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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273 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

We stopped on a family vacation down PCH, and this was the highlight of all the great adventures we had. My 9 and 11yr old daughter loved they were able to ride their own ATV. After the certification course online, they were ready, but a little nervous. When we got our atvs, they showed us how to use them and... More 

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Thank WA2DC
ArniesATV, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this review

We wished you loved closer too. Sounds like you your daughter made the right decision to practice more. :) Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to the next time we might see you! --Connie More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

This was our first time going to Pismo and renting ATV's there. I chose Arnie's because the reviews were great. It was the perfect choice. Not only are the ladies so nice and knowledgeable but so are the guys (especially the son of one of the ladies). They really wanted you to experience a great, safe, fun, memorable time and... More 

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ArniesATV, Manager at Arnie's ATV Rentals, responded to this review

We strive for customer service so you saying someone needs to follow our lead makes us proud! Thank you for you nice comments. -- Connie More 

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