Dare to compare  with any other jet boating in New Zealand and be ready to be amazed with this south island activity in the gorgeous  Nelson Tasman district.

We’re not the biggest jet boating company in New Zealand, we’re just New Zealand jet boating at its best and you’ll find out why Buller canyon Jet receives such great reviews and awards from lonely planet, trip advisors, Rankers NZ, etc.

The Buller River becomes once or twice a year  when in full flood NZ’s largest River   pumping out 7,000 cubic meters of water per second  and with no hydro dam’s to slow down its path plunges wild and free  100 miles to the Tasman Sea . With a big 40 minutes on the water Your  friendly drivers  Combine Chevy v8 powered jet boating fun with big spins, white water action , gorgeous mountain scenery, native beech forests,  scenic drifts and commentary and photo  opportunities  making this an unbeatable jet boating  experience for the whole family.

Please note our tours only depart during safe river conditions and with our highly trained drivers, strict auditing and huge respect for the river we are proud to be incident free for the whole of our 12 year operating history. Buller Canyon Jet ltd is the only jet boat company permitted to operate on the Buller River so you’ll see it like the fist explorers did majestic and unspoiled.
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Top 5 reasons why people choose Buller Canyon Jet Boat rides

  • Our jet boats are powered with big Chevy V8 engines pumping water out of the nozzle at 350 litres per second and firing the boat up to high speeds producing amazing control and able to turn in the famous Hamilton jet spins.

  • A reverse bucket when activated drops behind the nozzle and hauls the jet boat up in it's tracks when a quick stop is required or just for fun.

  • Our safety record is unblemished with the jet boats audited by maritime New Zealand inspectors combined with 50 hr ,100 hr and daily checks before any trips go out.

  • Our jet boat drivers are highly trained with safety being their priority so all you need to do is hang on and enjoy the thrills and amazing scenery.

  • Buller Canyon Jet has the exclusive right to show you this pristine part of the Buller Canyon so you will see it the first explorers did magestic and unspoiled .


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