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“An awesome experience”
Review of Buller Canyon Jet

Buller Canyon Jet
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Murchison
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 27 April 2014

A seriously wahoo experience. Thanks to Mark. He was great! Thoroughly recommend if you like excitement.

Thank Ypowley
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

Had a great day out with Mark today! He is so knowledgeable about the local area and such a skilled driver who managed to have both my daughter and myself relaxed by the end of it!

Thank Nursey4
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

I'm not sure where to start as it was the highlight of the day. Mark is knowledgeable and what he shares about the history and expertise in the boat was amazing. He gave us a 200% boat trip with lots of spins and spray's. He is an expert at navigating the river and showing us all its mysteries. We saw the Biggest Trout that we had ever seen. (Its getting bigger with each telling!) He makes you feel safe and comfortable at all times whilst giving you the ride of your life. Would highly recommend this to all. Very reasonably priced compared to other's down south.

Thank 257Joy
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

This is by far my best jet boat experience in NZ. We had to wait a while for the boat to fill, so chatted to Mark for an hour and he did a bit of impromptu gold panning while we waited.
Mark knows most everything about the Buller and Murchison..and he is a damn good jet boat driver as well. Lots of 360 turns, got very close to the upper waterfall and very fast over some shallow rapids as the river was quite low.
Be brave.....cross the swingbridge and you definitely wont be disappointed,

Thank TaurangaTikiTourer
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Reviewed 28 March 2014

We had a fun and exciting jet boat ride on the Buller River. Mark, our driver/guide was fabulous. It is obvious that he loves what he does and is very knowledgeable about the river, the area and we also enjoyed the gold mining stories he shared with us. The ride was great with all the wild spins, the speed and also the slower picture taking opportunities. It is a beautiful gorge and the scenery is awesome. We were on the river longer than scheduled and it was great!! Thank you Mark for a wonderful jet boat experience. Would recommend this trip to others.
The swingbridge was an added bonus. A lot of fun.

Thank pbcjds
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