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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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Climb aboard one of our River Sharks and take a thrilling 40 minute ride on...

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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The best Jet Boating in NZ!

If you are going through the Murchison area, you MUST stop and do the Jet Boating with Mark & Vanessa. The Jet Boating is great. Not only does Mark drive the boat, he gives you a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2016
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

If you are going through the Murchison area, you MUST stop and do the Jet Boating with Mark & Vanessa. The Jet Boating is great. Not only does Mark drive the boat, he gives you a guided tour of the wilderness of Buller River. The Jet Boating is loads of fun, lots of spins, rapids & speed. A very personalised... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We were fortunate enough to be the only two on board Mark's mighty jet boat and it was an amazing experience. He tailored the trip specifically for us and made the trip on the Buller River even more amazing than we expected. The scenery is spectacular, the boat ride invigorating to say the least, but never once did we feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Well worth the hour and a half drive from Nelson. The drive in its self was spectacular. Hands down the best jet boat experience in NZ! Mark did a great job of entertaining us from the moment we got in the boat. My two kids also said it was the best thing we did in NZ. I'm glad I captured... More 

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

Thanks Heaps Peter It tops off my day on the river to read comments like your's and I loved showing you guys around our special part of NZ Cheers Mark More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Absolutely loved the canyon jet; definitely the best activity I did in NZ. The guide was outstanding and made the whole experience even better. His knowledge and love for the area was incredible and he ensured everyone in the boat had a great time

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

Thanks for the top review Sam and it was a pleasure to have you on board to run the Buller River it never fails to impress me as well Adios amigo- Mark More 

Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Meet Mark. Mark has a boat. Mark has a jet boat with a huge chevy motor, and this will be the best jet boat ride you do in NZ! My husband and I stayed in Murchison overnight just to do this ride and we weren't disappointed. We were very fortunate though to be the only 2 on board so we... More 

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

Your welcome Sharls Thanks for taking the time to visit and enjoy our little town of Murchison hidden in the mountains and in joining us for a wild tast of the Buller- Happy travels , Mark More 

Warana, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Half the cost and twice the ride time compared to Queenstown Shotover. On the water over an hour. Thrills galore!! Mark knows his way around the canyon! But also amazingly informative about his home turf. Wildlife, geology, goldmining you name it - Mark knows about it. Took us all the way to the rapids! Best money we spent in NZ.... More 

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

Wow Thanks Trish for the neat review, so glad you had a blast with us hope the rest of you holiday went well sorry for delay in responding- All the Best Mark More 

Wantage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We happened to hear about the Buller Canyon Jet whilst looking at a camping app for things to see and do during one of our long drives and it is without a doubt one of the best things we did in New Zealand (and we did a long list of experiences)! I was quite nervous beforehand, but it was so... More 

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

Thanks very much for the review love to hear you enjoyed it so much and helped make your holiday special ,All the Best Mark More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Mark was super friendly and made our first jet boat ride extremely enjoyable. The boat ride was longer than we expected but we loved every minute. We were lucky to have a beautiful sunny day. Couldn't recommend enough and is certainly suitable for any ages, as he can customize it to your needs (regarding speed and bumpiness!). Plenty of stops... More 

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

Thanks Heaps for the great review and I love to hear you really enjoyed our trip on the river, ps didn't I mention thats it's always sunny in Murchison Cheers and All the Best from Mark More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Fantastic thrills and scenery on the spectacular Buller river. A definite '10' on our travel WOW scale.

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

Thanks alot for the top mark , happy and safe travels from Mark and the Buller Canyon Jet team More 

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Last minute decision to join the buller jet and so glad i did. The driver, Mike i think, was so funny and knowledgable and confident with the boat, that these all added greatly to the trip. 4 of us with him, had such a great time. And the river and kanyon are simple gorgeous. Nice balance of super exciting fast... More 

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