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Buller Canyon Jet

Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9883
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Awesome jet boating on the Buller

Our jet boating experience far exceeded my expectation - the scenery and beauty is stunning, Marks... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracee15
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New Zealand
Great experience great value

We had a fantastic time on the Buller Gorge jet boat. Mark was a excellent quide providing us with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy M
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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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Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mark was incredibly enthusiastic about the area which he was so proud to show off and share with us. Great fun for us and our two teenage children. Stunning countryside, crystal clear waters and a daring bridge walk to get to the start too!

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers for the top score guys and wrapped you enjoyed your time with us so much and could share in some special family time , All the best Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mark our skipper took us for an white knuckle ride through Buller Canyon, with short stops, a) to allow us to compose ourselves and get our breath back and b) to relay interesting facts about the rivers history. Very skillful boat handler, keen to make...More

Thank Hovis321
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the top review guys it was a real pleasure to meet you all and glad you enjoyed our country so much.It's great youv'e got fond memories to share back home and the passion of rugby to unite countries is the best...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

How about a brand-new jet boat with heated handrails, which you're wise to hold onto during this thrilling ride. Mark was our informative and knowledgeable driver/owner, not to mention funny. The Buller is the main actor, though, and Mark skillfully piloted us on an exhilarating...More

Thank Heidi H
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks Heidi for the really nice review and it was a pleasure to show you both around,love these cooler misty days on the river when the magestic becomes Majical . Happy travels and see you in Chicago Mark

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Really good fun. It's a smaller boat which I think gives a more intimate experience than the bigger more corporate options. Seriously exciting dancing through the narrow canyons with the V8 blaring. Driver was fun and had plenty to talk about....and maybe the best job...More

Thank UKmt83
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hi Mike- she's a great job alright and thanks for the top review , cheers Mark

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Me, the boyfriend and his family came for the jet boat trip while on holiday from the UK in February. We were staying in Carters Beach and whoever it was that planned this trip from our group messed up a little, as they thought the...More

Thank Kaboo2
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

what a amazing review you really tell a good story and am so glad I was able to make one of your kiwi days extra special,Thanks for taking the time with your memories and yes that last wave did hit me big time and I...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

I can't compare this to other jet boat trips, because this is my first, but it couldn't get any better. The river is wild and untamed, the driver is good, the scenery is spectacular and on a busy day you may see a raft of...More

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thanks Guys nothing like a blast down the Buller and so happy you chose to jet with us hope all your travels are safe and fun Cheers Mark

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Avoid the crowds. This is a thoroughly enjoyable ride through beautiful unspoilt scenery. Mark is a great guide, providing plenty of unhurried photo opportunities that make this feel like a very personal experience. We were lucky to see it on a very sunny day.

Thank r0bmartin
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

thankyou for the kind review so glad you enjoyed our trip ,happy travels Mark

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Christine J
29 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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