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Buller Canyon Jet

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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...more
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Highway 6 | Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is highly recommended experience. We enjoyed very much the jet extreme ride, the beautiful river and Mark’s great explanations and patience. Our girls just loved it! Thank you

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GinniWeis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome fun. An amazing guide. Would do this again. We took our grand children on a surprise jet boat trip during the term three school holidays. Our guide was very informative, new lots of local interesting facts. He was fun and made a special effort...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tkenoka
mark609165, Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Cheers for the great review and a cool suprise for the kids well done all the best Mark

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mark is fantastic! This is definitely an activity that is a must do. The beauty of the scenery, Marks knowledge of the area and his extreme thoughtfulness made it a memory of a lifetime. When our kids are asked what their favorite thing was that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nicole M
mark609165, Guest Relations Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

thanks Nicole loved having you on board and so glad We got voted best fun thing to do in NZ by the kids, Happy memories -cheers Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked for a group of 7, six months before our trip. Correspondence was difficult to get going until the last few weeks. The actual experience though was great. Mark was as excited for our group as he obviously is for all other groups...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cafesurfer
mark609165, Front Office Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for choosing Buller Canyon jet to entertain your group and so glad you enjoyed our river ,I never get tired of this awsome country and love showing it off ,happy travels Mate and all the best Mark and crew .

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed ride on the Jet boat! Mark was friendly and obviously loves the gorge and his job. So much fun and also nice to get to experience somewhere so remote. Worth giving yourself a bit of extra time here because the walks from the...More

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mark609165, Director of Sales at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

thanks alot for the high praise and yes I do love this job very much meeting people from all over the world and trying to get them wet haha keep on trucking Mark .

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a trip for 2 and had alot of fun. (Mark) the guide was really friendly and knew what he was doing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jorik v
mark609165, Guest Relations Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

thanks for booking Buller Canyon Jet it was a pleasure to have you join us Kind Regards Mark

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic trip with Mark. He was so accommodating to our family. He was super with our grandchildren and he was full of interesting information about the river and the history of the area. He made this trip a highlight of our vacation!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank patriciamQ9682PV
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so Much for your kind review Pat and I really did enjoy meeting your family what a delight your boys are ,very special ,All the best Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The was by far the best experience we had in the South Island, Mark and his crew were professional and awesome. He also explained a lot of the history of the area and we were super impressed that he used Te Reo Maori to highlight...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wayloo35
mark609165, Owner at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow what a fantastic review thank you so much for your feedback it's really great to let us know were geting it right and It was a pleaure to meet you both and to show you our friends from the north a little piece of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mark did a very good job. Not only he gave as an experience of high speed with furious turn-arounds, he also showed us the beauty of the gorge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Miscanthus1954
mark609165, spin Doctor at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you ,we do like to mix up the scenary with quite a bit of spinning and splashing and a good old laugh thrown in for good measure ,Happy Days BCJ

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today around 1PM we went to do the bush walk, than we so you and your boat...sudently we were sitting in the boat and enjoying much fun and great time with you. Thank You Mark and be still so lovelly creasy!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 335martinah
mark609165, Public Relations Manager at Buller Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

your very welcome and thank you for being so adventurous on your bush walk ,I really loved showing you around and hope the rest of your travels in NZ are fantastic Kind Regards Mark

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Christine J
29 December 2016|
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Response from mark609165 | Property representative |
Hi we are a 30 minute drive south of the Owen tavern,and we are a high speed thrill activity with spray crossing the boat frequently when in the rapids so a waterproof coat is recomended and a strong grip when boat goes into... More
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