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Buller Canyon Jet

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Address: Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison, New Zealand
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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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Mark was a great pilot and knows the river and it's history from earthquakes to gold panning even showing us a vial of gold flakes.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
jan b
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mark was a great pilot and knows the river and it's history from earthquakes to gold panning even showing us a vial of gold flakes.

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Thank jan b
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this review

Thanks for that Jan ,and it's easy to get the gold fever on the Buller all the best Mark More 

Sussex
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant and an unexpected experience...we were just walking by on the 15 minute loop walk when we were accosted by this strange person!! So glad we went with our instincts and jumped on board.

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

Crazy like a fox Thanks for coming along and the kind report Regards Mark More 

Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was evident from the start that Mark had our safety as a primary priority. The slashing and spinning was fun though not scary. He also slowed things down on several occasions to explain history and geological facts of the gorge and surrounding area. Great fun for our family including our two children in their mid-20s.

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

Thanks for that,good to get that vote of confidence happy travels Mark and team More 

Abingdon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mark is a great guide and driver down this rushing part of the Buller river. He seem sot know every rock on the way and threw us around them with great gusto. He played to his audience and kept us entertained with stories and information that brought the area alive with its history. He showed us quiet backwaters and wildlife... More 

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

Thanks for the Kind review all the best Mark More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Buller River with Mark in his jet boat. Wow! What a thrill! We had read that this was the best jet boat to take and it lived up to its reputation. A thrilling ride by a well informed local guy who told us all about the river. We slowed down for photos and had fun turning... More 

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

Cheers Guys glad you loved it and got some good photo's - spin ya later Mark More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an experience not to be missed, and was voted #1 of the favourite things done on our recent trip to NZ by our touring party of 6. Mark is an experienced pilot, knows the river, and provides excellent entertainment to boot. He portrays an image of an almost unhinged pirate captain providing you the ride of your life,... More 

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

Your very welcome and thanks for the great review ,wrapped we won the best thing you did vote -yeh haaa and take care me Harties AARRRGGHHHH More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warmly welcomed by Mark who was full of humour- he welcomed our family of 6 with plenty of cheek, decked us out in our life vests and safety briefing before giving us the most fun, thrilling jet boat experience, it was everything and more than what we expected. My husband and I have both done Jet boating before with 2... More 

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

Thanks alot for the great feedback and loved to hear you had such a blast on our trip and it was a pleasure to show you around our little part of the world good luck and happy travels Mark More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great experience with Mark from Buller Canyon jetboat. My family of four had lunch at Murchison on our way to Hokitika. We were running short on time and Mark (owner operator) graciously accomodated us with a special run in between normal running times. We had a private run up and down the Buller. Very skilled boatman. He... More 

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

Cheers for the cool review and it's fun winding the kids up and hope it's a ride they will never forget- Kind Regards Mark More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most amazing Jet experience with our 6 and 8 year old kids! The driver was so competent and simply a really nice guy who was happy to answer questions and share his knowledge. It was much more than expected and really good value! Thank you.

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

thanks very much for that lovely review and I'm glad you enjoyed our trip so much ,Kind Regards Mark More 

Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Awesome ride on the river with a knowledgeable and fun guide. gorgeous scenery and lots of spins and speed for thrill-seekers. Well worth making the effort to cross the swingbridge for this experience

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

Thanks Alison was great to have you aboard ,,Cheers Mark More 

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