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Ultimate Descents New Zealand is a White Water Rafting Specialist Company based in Murchison at the head of the Upper Buller Gorge. Offering 1/2 day and full day tours on the Buller River. From extreme adventure to family fun, something for everyone.
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My wife and I booked for one of the last days of the season which meant we had the raft and our guide Sunny all to ourselves (with his colleague Tim watching on and taking photos along the route). Sunny clearly knew his stuff and...More
We had great three hours on the Bullet river, a really nice spot for rafting eventhough we had absolutely no rafting experience. There were plenty of rapids as well as just floating in the water passages and a cliff jumping spot with jumping oportuneties from...More
Highly recommended! We stumbled on this on a stop-over in Murchison and are so glad we did it. Sunny and Jackie were superb guides and gave us a great balance of adrenaline-fuelled stuff with calmer options for the not-so-crazy. They are clearly very safety conscious...More
We signed up for some rafting before we even arrived in NZ. Yes, we did sign up for two trips...but we thought it would be warmer! It was a cool day but the kit they give you (wet suit, thermal layer, boots, bibs, life-jacket) kept...More
Great people, great fun and an experience to remember. We had mixed abilities on board and everyone had a great time. If you want to see parts of NZ you may normally miss, in the company of great people who seem geared for fun, I...More
So, as I stood once again in the wet suit provided, I asked myself how I got talked into yet another adrenaline- fuelled activity. My husband can be very persuasive, as much as my grown up kids are astounded at what I have done during...More
We had a great time on our rafting trip. We opted for the young and fun boat and had a great time going in the tougher rapids and flipping the raft over a handful of times. Other folks opted for the more chill boat which...More
Thanks to all the team for this nice experience last autumn!
I recommend to all the people who want to discover rafting to go with Ultimate Descents. The team is really professional and they don't forget to laugh!
It's an exhilarating rafting experience that is safe if you follow the guides instructions. I felt safe the whole time and I'm in my 50's with not a great deal of rafting experience. I'm sure you guys will enjoy it 👍
Response from Ultimates | Property representative |
Yes it is a good idea to phone first. We do not close down as such, but instead we will run tours on demand for groups of 4 or more people. We have some pretty chilly days, and swimming is probably not on the... More
Yes it is a good idea to phone first. We do not close down as such, but instead we will run tours on demand for groups of 4 or more people. We have some pretty chilly days, and swimming is probably not on the cards, but we do still make the odd trip out just for a tickle up!