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Buller Canyon jetboat

We are the only company permitted to provide High speed Jet boating through the pink granite canyons,white water rapids and ancient Beech forests of the mighty buller River . This exclusive 40 minute tour Includes free access across New Zealand's longest swingbridge . Bring your own camera as your friendly skipper will help you get some great photo's on the way.

Duration 40 minutes
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  • What's included :
    • entry to the buller gorge swingbridge park
    • Entry/Admission - Buller Canyon Jet
    What's excluded :
    • zip lines
    • gold panning

  • Experience the Buller Gorge aboard our Murchison based Chevy powered V8 jet boat. White water rapids, narrow pink granite canyon with ancient rock walls, 360 spins and drifting to enjoy the beautiful native bush and scenery are all part of this Buller River jet trip.
    Your adventure starts by walking over New Zealand's Longest Swing bridge. It's a massive 110 metres, crossing the Buller River which is one of the countries longest free flowing rivers.
    A short 2 minute walk takes you across the 1929 White Creek earthquake fault line bringing you to the jet boat jetty. Climb aboard one of our Chevy powered V8 jet boats; and race down the famous Buller Canyon at speeds up to 85 KM's per hour. Spend 40 minutes on the water. Spot the historic gold miners tunnel and enjoy the pristine waters and native bush of the Buller. As you glide slowly past a side stream look out for the brown trout, native eels and take in the bird song. When the driver signals, hang on tight, it's time for a Hamilton jet powered 360 spin. Your boat driver will return his passengers to the same jet boat jetty as you have departed from. All you need for this adventure is a light weight spray or rain jacket if you don’t have one it can be provided. Your boat will return to the jetty where the trip started.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Location: Buller Canyon Jet, Highway 6 Buller Gorge Swingbridge, Murchison 7007 New Zealand

  • Departure Point :
    Buller Gorge Swing Bridge, Upper Buller Gorge SH6, State Hwy, Murchison 7049, New Zealand
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • child rate applies with 2 adults
    • not suitable for people with neck or back injuries or pregnant
    • recomend sunglasses and bug spray
    • final check at swingbridge 20 minutes before scheduled departure time
    • may be cancelled due to adverse weather or flooding,then a full refund will be given
    • Service animals allowed
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by Buller Canyon Jet

Activity ID: V-63243P1

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