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Buller Canyon Jet

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived just in time for a tour two days ago and had a fantastic time. The scenery is very beautiful, the jet boat ride is adventurous and great fun and the captain is a absolute fun guy, but knows what he does. We felt...More

Thank Martina F
mark609165, Public Relations Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for that Guys it was really nice to meet you both and am stoked you enjoyed it so much, All the Best Mark ps thanks for keeping me off the streets

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the jet boat without much expectation, but the jet boat, the forest walk and the swing bridge were all fantastic. Mark was a fantastic guy, he knows the area well and obviously loves what he does. We would highly recommend for anyone visiting...More

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for that and I'm glad you were pleasently surprised by your visit happy travels mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Better than the shotover. Great guide and 45 minutes of fun. And they remember your name. This was an unexpected surprise

Thank Shane C
mark609165, General Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks alot Shane, glad you found us and enjoyed the ride so much all the best from Mark and the team

Reviewed 1 October 2018

This was the best experience, Mark is a great personality and very interesting guide. We all had a great time and I would recommend everyone does this!!!! Sandy at the office of the swing bridge is brilliant, thank you Sandy for getting me there!!

Thank lizzie118163
mark609165, Public Relations Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

really glad you made it to the boat that swingbridge can be a little bitty scary ,cheers from Mark and Sandy

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Mark and enjoying an awesome jet down the Buller River! Would 110% recommend all of my family and friends to go on this trip. It’s definitely something that should be on everybody’s bucket list!! We...More

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mark609165, Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks Mitch and Payton for your stellar review really apreciate the the thumbs up , we look forward to meeting your family and friends Kind regards Mark

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Me & my girlfriend went out on the Buller her boat it was amazing fun and a great experience!! Mark was good fun and had lots of information about the Buller river. Recommend as a must do!

Thank eunan m
mark609165, Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

thanks Guys glad you could make it All the best Mark

Reviewed 24 May 2018

Such speeds down the narrow river can only be experienced here. He’s the man. Was the last group of the day gave us an extra long ride. Raring to go again

Thank SrinathM35
mark609165, Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Lucky Last thanks Srinath for the shout out and we would love to have you onboard again Cheers Mark

Reviewed 3 May 2018

We enjoyed a fabulous outing on the Buller River with Mark. It was our daughters 12th birthday and he went all out to make sure we had a blast, and she felt like a very special passenger! He was informative, fun and a general all...More

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mark609165, River Rat at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

WOW what a great write up thanks very much for that and I'm wrapped you all had such a good time.12 yrs is a Pretty special age and it's great to see parents leading by example in the pursuit of fun and adventures, all the...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Captain Mark is a fantastic driver and very entertaining and informative. Beautiful river and scenery coupled with an exhilarating ride with loads of 360s. Really recommend this trip - very good value.

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mark609165, Spin Doctor at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

cheers me harty and glad you could join us in our special part of NZ.Thanks heaps for the high recommendation and all the best from the spin Machine Mark

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This was a truly exhilarating experience that is wet and wild and brilliant fun. The awesome power of the boat and Mark’s skilful driving makes you feel safe the whole time (and I should know as I am a powerboat instructor). The scenery is magnificent...More

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mark609165, Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thanks for the top review great to have you on the Buller to enjoy the fun regards Mark

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Christine J
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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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