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Ultimate Descents New Zealand - Day Tours

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Address: 38 Waller Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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+64 3-523 9899
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Ultimate Descents New Zealand is a White Water Rafting Specialist Company...

Ultimate Descents New Zealand is a White Water Rafting Specialist Company based in Murchison at the head of the Upper Buller Gorge. Offering 1/2 day and full day tours on the Buller River. From extreme adventure to family fun, something for everyone.

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Highly recommended!

We had a fabulous afternoon on the river in the very capable hands of Shaun and his delightful team.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a fabulous afternoon on the river in the very capable hands of Shaun and his delightful team.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Single rafting guide roaming through NZ. I booked the morning of and was able to get on a trip. Went down on a trip with Sean. Enjoyed the rafting and scenery of the Buller. Staff was very professional.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great 1/2 day out rafting, perfect weather for it, Manu our guide was brilliant, would recommend the experience for anyone passing through!

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a young couple from Canada. Booked a raft with Ultimate Descents on a whim one day prior..they fit us in no problem. The crew was awesome, the rafting was great. What a thrill! Very exciting. Nothing but the best to say about Ultimate Descents...its was a highlight of our month long trip in NZ. The action photos they... More 

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

Short but sweet raft trip on the Buller River out of Murchison - 2 hours on the water, so wish we'd chosen a longer trip - Next time!. Ultimate Descents crew were great - very professional but friendly & fun as well. Thanks so much Manu & Johnny for making us feel safe & helping us have a blast! Absolutely... More 

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Deloraine, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip. We booked the afternoon 4.5hour trip on a lovely sunny February day. The staff were excellent and fitted us out in wet suits and life jackets. We had a short trip by road to the launch spot on the Buller river. Once in the river we had a few more intructions... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There had been quite alot of rain swelling all the rivers the days before we did this, no other rafting teams were going out. We were the only people out with them this day; they are so friendly you are like one of the team. Incredibly knowledgable about the surrounding landscape and history, as well as hugely competent on the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

a great intro on grade 3/4 rapids in a place spoilt for choice for good rivers to raft. loved the fact it was short (2 hours on water) and so quite cheap. a great appetizer and keen to a longer one now, Thank you Ultimate Descents, you balanced fun and safety v well I thought. Thanks to Shaun and Henry... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We recently visited Murchison and took a trip with Ultimate Descents, rafting own the Buller River. We are in our sixties and this trip was our second experience, the first being a gentle float in Canada several years ago. This team were very professional. Their attention to everyone's safety/needs/experience was second to none. The trip was a grade 3 to... More 

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Motueka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Want a wild-water, whirling, wondrous voyage? Try rafting the Buller River with Ultimate Descents in Murchison! An adventurous way to experience learning new skills, team-building, panic, relief, pushing through fear, relaxing, playfulness, camaraderie, beauty...All packed onto one raft in one afternoon!

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