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Buller Canyon Jet

Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9883
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This Guy is Great!

Mark made this experience so rad. He really knows what he's doing and how to make you feel... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Danielle M
via mobile
Great Experience

Twice the Experience of any Jet Boat ride in Queenstown. So thank you Mark, you where a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nickrogers007
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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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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 4 days ago via mobile

Mark made this experience so rad. He really knows what he's doing and how to make you feel comfortable. Let us get some great photos and just overall fantastic time! If you want to go jetboating, there really isn't any other option. You have to...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Twice the Experience of any Jet Boat ride in Queenstown. So thank you Mark, you where a fantastic host and the trip so “out of this world”

Thank nickrogers007
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nick Thanks so much for the top review hope the rest of your travels are fantastic All the Bestt mark

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience! Following a morning of rafting, we decided we could not miss the opportunity to go jet boating on this beautiful river so turned up, not having booked, and were pleasantly surprised to be so easily accommodated. Mark took us out for...More

Thank sarahreder88
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you made it guys and thanks for the review all the Best Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip great skipper great scenery great time. A trip not to be missed dont drive passed this trip the real deal and not your standard commercialized touristy jet boat ride and the skipper just love his work.

Thank TheDeandog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trip has it all, from shooting rapids, speeding through narrow canyons too a relaxing drift through stunning scenery with an informative and entertaining commentary. This truly is up with best that New Zealand has to offer.

Thank Graeme H
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 15 October 2017

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 4 weeks 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 12 October 2017

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

Thank thekinghamfamily
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

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

Reviewed 8 October 2017

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 10 October 2017

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 8 October 2017

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
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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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