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Buller Canyon Jet

Address: Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
Phone Number: 035239883
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Murchison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Climb aboard one of our River Sharks and take a thrilling 40 minute ride on the mighty Buller...
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Owner description: 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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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

You would have to wonder how safe this is when the owner doesn't have the ability to hook his boat and trailer up properly, no safety chains and light socket dragging then tow it on a main highway . When asked about it was told "no worries mate done it for ten years" I really hope he has a better... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This was quite simply the best jet boat ride you could ask for. The weather was pretty bad on the day we went but the ride is something that will live long in the memory of me and the whole family. Mark is a fantastic host and expert driver and I can't speak highly enough of him or his company.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Buller Canyon Jet is a must do experience when passing through the Murchinson area. Having read a number of great reviews prior to leaving Oz, we booked the ride of our lives for 16.01.15. Our driver and General Manager of BGJ, Mark, was both professional and amiable. He took great care to ensure we were comfortable and felt secure... More 

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

wow thanks a lot for the great review glad you enjoyed it so much all the best Mark More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went on the biller canyon on te 23.12.14, if was a last minute trip and the final trip that we made of our trip to New Zealand, the whole ride was great, I loved every minute of it! Seeing the scenery, the way the driver knew the river and the boat, the fast spins and the sense of danger when... More 

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

Thanks , Glad we could help finish off your NZ tour in style all the best from mark and the team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great fun! The guide was awesome making sure we all enjoyed the ride and checking on the younger kids. Had a hard time getting the smile off our faces after a wet & wild ride.

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

your welcome and yes its hard to wipe off a wet and wild Buller Smile ,regards Mark More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Buller Canyon Jet what anamazing experience. Was lovely to feel some fresh buller water on a nice hot day. Absolutly loved it, and cant wait for next time :D

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Thanks for commin along see you neck time marko More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great ride and informative commentary along the way! Fantastic scenary and you can find gold too! opportunity for many photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic experience for the whole familiy. We loved it and our kids looovvveedd it. Great, great guide! Thanks!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Although I would not want to deter anyone form visiting this attraction as it is great in so many ways, I think we went on a bad day for the organiser / manager / owner(?) Mark. I have to say his attitude left a lot to be desired after we had booked an 11 am boat and we're left stranded... More 

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Playa San Juan, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

What a great experience we had with our driver Mark. He was superb, a real character and a great driver . The trip was so exciting and such fun. Thanks Mark for such a great trip in the jet boat

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