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Buller Canyon Jet

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Address: Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
Phone Number: 035239883
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Description: Climb aboard one of our River Sharks and take a thrilling 40 minute ride...
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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There are a lot of different options for Jetboat rides in NZ but we are very thankful we chose Mark and Buller Canyon Jet. We wanted to surprise the kids and Mark helped... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

There are a lot of different options for Jetboat rides in NZ but we are very thankful we chose Mark and Buller Canyon Jet. We wanted to surprise the kids and Mark helped accomplish this. We had a fantastic ride. Great value for money and Mark was able to give us lots of history on the river and area as... More 

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and it neat to surprise the kids like that and hope you had a fun time in the queenstown snow All the Best Mark More 

Murchison, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great fun for the family with Mark who really looks after you for a great ride. Kids loved it. Excellent value...... more time for less costs than others. thanks Mark.

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this review

your very welcome and thanks for the kind review Cheers Mark More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was truly the highlight of our day - Mark absolutely went beyond for our family which included 4 teens and their 80 year old grandparents! Even with such varying ages Mark ensured that all our needs were accommodated. As there was only us and no-one waiting Mark treated us to well over allocated time - as well as plenty... More 

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this review

loved having your big family group along it's special to see the teenagers having a blast with their grandparents where everyone's young at heart and sprinkled with some gold flake Cheers Mark More 

Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Mark and the team at the Buller Canyon Jet are amazing to deal with. Mark was so accommodating and got exactly what i was trying to achieve. He really made the actual ride very enjoyable with good humor and truck loads of passion. He was also very knowledgeable about the river and its history. A day to remember for sure.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A couple of weeks ago my friend and I went to Buller Gorge. On our 15 minute loop walk, at the risk of repeating the term used on so many earlier Tripadvisor reviews for this attraction, Mark's 'personable nature' made an impression on us. As it transpired, we ended up taking the 3pm jetboat ride.It was exciting, entertaining and informative.... More 

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review and I just get a kick out of seeing my crew having a good time on the river ,Kind regards Mark More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

What a great trip this was with Mark at the throttle. Spins galore started the trip with water slashing and everyone laughing. The whole trip was ace from start to finish, Mark and his driving was so exhilarating getting us close to the rocks and drifting around corner after corner. It wasn't just about the boat itself, the trip was... More 

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the comments lets us know were getting it just right for you Cheers Mark More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Our family of 5, 3 children 10 and under all went on the jetboat also my 75 year old father and we all totally loved it. Mark was great and went out of his way to show us a great time and the beautiful Buller river. Such value for money and couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more if we tried, defiantly... More 

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mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this review

magic review thanks a lot and it was great to have lots of your family onboard it sure helps to make the special times more memorable, all the best Mark More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

we went on Buller Jetboat Rides in March 2015. sensational, great host, great ride, stunning scenery, saw local deer, sunshine. We were the only ones on board and got VIP treatment, highly recommend ride, thanks will return

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Arrived at the end of the day not expecting to go jet boating, so glad I did! Mark was awesome very knowledgeable and passionate about what he does. Got very close to the canyon walls but I think he could do it blindfolded, he knows the river very well. Great experience, would definitely recommend this to anyone.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Like others we stumbled across Mark and his jet boat by accident. We were lucky to be the only two customers so got very personal service. Absolutely brilliant. Mark knows his stuff, puts on a great experience and is a great Kiwi. Perfect....don't miss it.

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