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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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RWCA Big Day Out

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand
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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Found this guy by total accident. So glad we did. Brilliant value for money. Great knowledge of the area. What a pleasant guy, & funny with it. Money well spent. Would definitely recommend this.

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dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Stopped off at Buller Gorge on our way to Nelson to have a bit of fun on our trip around the South Island . Great decision to do the jet boat. Mark was great fun and gave us lots of information about the Gorge and surrounding area. Mark gave us lots of spins in the boat and we certainly didn't... More 

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Otorohanga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We joined Deta,an Austrian tourist ,on a stunning afternoon boating experience. Mark is a very cool guy with a great personality. He ensures that passengers are in their comfort zone and I felt very safe. He is a very skilled driver and a great historian and environmental educator. The scenery was amazing and we also saw the migrating eels. Deta... More 

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