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Buller Canyon Jet

Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison 7191, New Zealand
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Buller Canyon Jet Boat

Absolutely FANTASTIC! Best jet boating ever along the Buller River, high speeds, lots of 360s and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jason Q
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Exhilarating blast in amazing scenery

We happened across the swingbridge and stopped for a look. It was fairly late on a Sunday afternoon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
UKIanF
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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 7191, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely FANTASTIC! Best jet boating ever along the Buller River, high speeds, lots of 360s and great commentary from Captain Mark. No joking, do this, you will not be sorry!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened across the swingbridge and stopped for a look. It was fairly late on a Sunday afternoon and Mark had already packed up his boat ready for home. Whilst we were only four, he still relaunched his boat and took us for a superb...More

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mark609165, Director of Sales at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers you guys were really good fun and a pleasure to have on the river all the best Mark

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic time out on the water with Mark. He was informative and friendly, providing us with an adrenaline hit and history of the river in one go! The Buller gorge is beautiful and the jet boat certainly showcased the best bits! We had a...More

Thank Sarah W
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mark609165, tea person at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your top review and it's a real pleasure to be able to show you around our little corner of NZ ,All the best from the BCJ gang

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and kids loved this experience, the skipper was friendly and made the trip fun and made them feel safe too.

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

Thanks for that and yes it's great to get the whole family to share a fun trip together .Happy Hol's Mark

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a fantastic way to spend an hour, my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our time with the very safety conscious Mark who warmly greeted us, got us kitted out with our life jackets and ensured they were properly fitted. After a short but thorough...More

Thank Susan B
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mark609165, tea person at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Far out your amazingly generous review has just made my day thank you very much and all the Best wishes to you for the future , Kind Regards Mark alias the Hawk

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

If you are travelling from Nelson down the west coast, a bit over half way to Reefton is Buller Canyon Jet, but more than this there is the amazing swing bridge, and the chance to try your hand at gold panning. Mark was amazing as...More

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mark609165, Front Office Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow your review blew me away what a special description of our river thank you so much ,your friend Mark

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

What an amazing experience! We absolutely loved it! Mark is an amazing skipper, warm and welcoming and loads of fun! The 360 spins were epic! The boat's power and Mark's skills were really impressive! He also has a deep appreciation for the river, which he...More

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mark609165, Director of Sales at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

far out !!! cool review thanks alot I'm very lucky to be able to share such a lovely part of NZ, go well- Mark

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had such a fantastic jet boat trip up and down the Buller river with our skipper Mark. Beautiful river and gorge and fabulous locsl knowledge of river and gold mining history. Had a lovely walk afterwards and visited gold miners cottage . Highly recommended...More

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mark609165, Director of Sales at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed so much our beutifull area and hope you have many more happy memories of your holiday Cheers Mark

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Seriously Good. Spins Spins and Spins. Lots of different spots with different history. Enjoyed going upstream on the waves. And you will get on to the swing bridge for free

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mark609165, General Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thanks Mate never have to many spins ,happy travels BCJ

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Our campsite lady - Linda from Riverside, recommended Mark and his jet boat experience to us. We are so glad she did! We had a thrilling time doing 360 degree spins, bumping through white water and even floating peacefully about. We would certainly recommend this...More

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

So glad you took Linda's advice to join us on the Buller and enjoy the Many moods of this fantastic River but oh oh watch out you don't spark another gold rush ,All the best 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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