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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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Great family fun

What a buzz. Not scarey just darn good fun. Lots of laughs and quite a bit of dampness which quickly dries as you travel at speed. Slow passages for photos and scenery. Mark... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Horsham, Australia
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Horsham, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a buzz. Not scarey just darn good fun. Lots of laughs and quite a bit of dampness which quickly dries as you travel at speed. Slow passages for photos and scenery. Mark really makes this a great experience. He is a cheaky bugger and lots of fun. Peter & Vicki P. Horsham Australia

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, that was F-U-N. Do This Ride. This was an unplanned stop for us. And what a great surprise! Mark will take you for a fun ride. If you are old enough to remember "E tickets," this is definitely an E Ticket ride. Mark is a hoot, and KNOWS the river. And that's critical in the ultra narrow parts of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mark is great and we had so much fun. Other than a few sand fleas biting at the check in, the whole experience was wonderful. The intense speed and jet boat thrills are broken up with some interesting stops to catch your breath. The swinging bridge leading across the river to the boat was fun also. We also enjoyed skipping... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great experience with Mark on the Buller River. Thrills, excitement and nature all in a jet boat ride 😀 fantastic, strongly recommend it.

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Thank Ean B
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip. Mark was a fantastic guide/driver. His knowledge and love of the area was obvious. We had only four on the trip and Mark personalised it just for us. Laughs, thrills, information and local knowledge. Supporting local business. A definite must do.

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Thank elizmac2017
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made our way to Murchison to book the jet boat. As luck would have it there was “room for you” on the 3pm ride so we continued on the way to the river and had our lunch in camper as the weather held off. I was keen to experience jet boating but not with hordes of others so I... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my mate went out of our way to go to Buller Canyon on the advice of parents and I hate to say it but boy were they right. Mark or el capitano as I will now dub him is a top driver of a beast of a boat he’s a dam good tour guide we learnt a thing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four adults went out their comfort zone, had a brilliant time on Marks jet boat. He had a fabulous knowledge about not only the river but also the history of the area. If we had more time we would do it again. Great guy, great scenary and a great laugh. Worth every penny. Better than Taupo hands down.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic trip down the beautiful Buller Gorge with Mark. Some great high-speed fun, as we expected - but also stunning scenery and some interesting commentary on the local gold mining history and geology. A really pleasant and entertaining trip, in very competent and safe hands. Thoroughly recommended - JFDI! My only word of warning is that the... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If there's a better or more thrilling way to spend an hour, I'm yet to find it. The Buller Jet experience was absolutely brilliant. The river and scenery were just beautiful and Mark and his powerful jet boat provided both the excitement and the humour. If you're anywhere near Murchison, make the time to do this. You won't regret it... More 

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

wow thanks David, wrapped you had a good time and enjoyed thrashing that Chevy V8 Addios Mark More 

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