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Buller Canyon Jet

Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9883
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Absolutely Awesome

Forget Queenstown, if you are only going to do jet boating once in New Zealand, make sure it's at... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Richard P
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Adelaide
Exhilarating, entertaining and great value

After travelling around the South Island for a week, we passed many jet boat operators but had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PhildeFur
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Climb aboard one of our River Sharks and take a thrilling 40 minute ride on the mighty Buller River,race amongst the amazing pink granite rock canyons at up to 85 kph.Charge into the big volume white water Earthquake rapids then get ready when the driver signals for some high speed 360 degree spins .Discover the tranquill clear pools were you can spot for trout and listen to the birdsong , take some photo's then hang on again for some more action packed adventure.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
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+64 3-523 9883
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Forget Queenstown, if you are only going to do jet boating once in New Zealand, make sure it's at Buller Gorge. Mark was fantastic, knew a heap about the Buller River, and was really entertaining. The kids, wife and I all rate this as our...More

Thank Richard P
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Richard what a cool review ,really glad your family joined us on a buller river adventure, all the Best- Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

After travelling around the South Island for a week, we passed many jet boat operators but had a hunch that our last stop - Murchison - would host the best river and conditions. We were not wrong. Mark was an excellent driver, knew the local...More

Thank PhildeFur
mark609165, General Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Cheers mate for the great feed back and wer'e stocked you got so much out of the ride and hope therest of your holiday goes well Kind Regards Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a blast! This jet boat is well worth the detour to the Buller Gorge. Our family had a brilliant time on the water. Mark the driver was amazing with his local knowledge and experience. - and the jokes! Our 3 children enjoying every moment!...More

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

yeeh haa great review thanks for that and I'm so glad you checked out the Buller happy travels mark

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an awesome, to brief an adventure on the mighty remote Buller river. Not for the faint hearted or feeble bodied. The river thrills start from your arrival. We still can't quite believe the massive thrill out on the river.The weather was miserable, we were...More

Thank r0bertsusanb
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

wow thanks alot Robert really glad you enjoyed the experience so much and we love getting feedback like this shows were still on track ,happy travells and all the best from the Buller Canyon Jet Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our two children aged 9 and 11, had heaps of fun- Mark our driver was very entertaining and the ride itself was amazing- lots of spins, lots of speed and an amazing journey on the river. Have been on several jet boat rides in...More

Thank emmaandspence
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our friend on the buller canyon jet as a surprise for his 30th birthday and it far exceeded any expectations...Mark the jet biat operator was awesome, experienced, fun, full of interesting information and best of all he gave us the ride of our...More

1  Thank Belle L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looked for site to review the Buller Gorge Swingbridge but no luck, so will review here. Great stop on the way down the West Coast. Very long swing bridge stunning views of the Buller gorge. The flying fox back was a real treat. Very exciting....More

1  Thank 52Diane
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Our jet boating experience far exceeded my expectation - the scenery and beauty is stunning, Marks local knowledge, professionalism and hosting was second to none - not to mention his jokes and sense of humor. Like my teenager said "he's a total crack up" and...More

Thank Tracee15
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks alot for the review Tracee and i'm really glad you and your family made it onto our ride for fathers day, p.s can't let G have all the fun),and we really do enjoy showing off this lovely part of the region and putting big...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had a fantastic time on the Buller Gorge jet boat. Mark was a excellent quide providing us with a unique experience. Speed spins and quiet drifting enabling us to enjoy the beauty of this magnificent river. Well worth the time and money and suitable...More

Thank Wendy M
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

thanks alot Wendy I appreciate the kind review and it was a pleasure to be able to show you around this special part of NZ Mark

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We had an impromptu stop off at the Buller Gorge swing bridge and were just in time to book onto the jet ride. We are so glad we did! Mark was a fabulous host, skilfully taking us down river, through rough water and close to...More

Thank samab120
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Wow thanks Sam for the great review and I was glad to have you and your family on board with us and all the best for the rest of your travels , Kind Regards Mark

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Christine J
30 December 2016|
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Response from mark609165 | Property representative |
Hi we are a 30 minute drive south of the Owen tavern,and we are a high speed thrill activity with spray crossing the boat frequently when in the rapids so a waterproof coat is recomended and a strong grip when boat goes into... More
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