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Address: Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-523 9883
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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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Fantastic Fun

We had a great time on the jet boat. It was a personable trip with explanation of the scenery as well as thrills! We've done the shot over in Queenstown and found this one much... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on the jet boat. It was a personable trip with explanation of the scenery as well as thrills! We've done the shot over in Queenstown and found this one much better.

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

nice to get that feed back thanks, we love making our trips special for everyone,Regards Mark More 

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do if you are in or near Murchison. The 40 minutes on the river was exciting and exceeded our expectations, Mark provided information about the river its surroundings. If we are in the area in the future it will be on the list of things to experience again. Pat & Maureen. Napier

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

Hi Pat and Maureen so glad you were happy with our trip cheers for the review too,all the best- Mark More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Many thanks to mark for a brilliant jet boat experience, exhilarating, fun, & very informative, if you are in the region it is a must do with a reasonable price. Highly recommendable.

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

Thanks a lot for the review Dave glad you loved our ride Kind Regards Mark More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Wow, what an awesome time we had with Mark in Buller Canyon. The excitement starts with a complimentary walk over one of New Zealand's biggest swing bridges followed by a short bush walk to the waters edge to board the boat. Mark was our driver, he was relaxed, informative and very safety conscious. We saw waterfalls, surfed the rapids, explored... More 

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

thank you very much for your review so glad you had a blast happy travels Mark More 

Rockhamprton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Driver Mark is the owner of the boat and is a local who is very passionate about the river and the area. So, not only do you get the best thrills and 360's but some great commentary about the river and its history. The weather wasn't the best when we went. It's amazing how sharp light rain can be on... More 

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

Thanks for that and yes it's very refreshing to get hit by the rain at 85 K's wet and wild all the best Mark More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

What can we say? Travelling north after leaving our home of a few years, Queenstown, we stumbled across the Buller Canyon Jet quite by chance. We arrived and did the swing bridge, not initially planning on going on the Jet, but just watching it set off on the afternoon trip – living in Queenstown you become quite the jetboat enthusiasts!... More 

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

wow what an amazing review it took my breath away, thanks very much and it really makes my job even better when I hear how people get so much out of our rides and so cool I get to show people from NZ and all around the world our little corner of paradise ,all the best and good luck with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely surprised by the power of this boat! Impressed by the skill of our skipper/pilot Mark! Dizzy from the 360's! In awe of the stunning scenery and serenity! Wet (a little damp 😆) from riding the Rapids! The Buller Canyon Jet is about as kiwi as it gets and something you should experience yourself. But what do I know a?... More 

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

Cheeers Mate great to get such a great review from a Queenstown local real glad you took a chance on the spur of the moment and jumped on our jet, all the best Craig and kind Regards Mark More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Went out with Mark on the Buller the other day and had a blast! 360's, high speed wall hugging, rapids slalom and some nice sprays and showers. It was absolutely awesome! Mark is a really cool dude and and amazing skipper. You feel totally safe while grasping the handle bars until your knuckles turn white. If you ever want to... More 

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

yeh haa what a cool review thanks alot and glad to hear you were hangin on tight,happy travels mark More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

This is the only way to really experience The Buller River in all its fantastic glory. Wild, Free and Untamed! You wont find a more spectacular adventure on the West Coast. These guys put on a fantastic hair raising ride but are also a fountain of knowledge about the Coast and its history. You can learn something while trying to... More 

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

yip riding the Buller with a Chevy V8 strapped to your back is the only way to fly ,glad you could make it and thanks for the praise All the Best from the BCJ team More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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