Ultimate Descents New Zealand

Ultimate Descents New Zealand


51 Rankers Reviews

16 Face-to-Face

8 Rafting

3 Murchison

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Showing 13 reviews of 51.

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S Weslake

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We had great fun! Super friendly and much more technical than other rafting we did on our trip. Fewer rapids but thoroughly enjoyable. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in March 2018

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Tamsin Banks

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great white water rafting company. I was very nervous but they gave great instructions and we loved every moment. Tea and scones much appreciated on our return to base.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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Inga Memmen


Ranking: 10/10

Rafting tour with Lisa.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Louison Laissus


Ranking: 9/10

Great team, great 'teacher', good weather, nice river - lots of fun! I loved it!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Ranking: 9/10

First time rafting and a great experience with a funny guide and a good team.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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anette brown

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic, grapham a very good guide. good safety briefings, proffesional company we would use them again. All kit supplied. Thanks Paul and Annette UK

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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Howell Davies

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Not scary (for a 57 year old with a much younger wife :-)....) apart from the jump off the rock below the rapids. But floating downstream was great and the guide (Lisa) was just great. $130PP.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Frank & Margot Best


Ranking: 8/10

Great people wanted and helped you to enjoy and get the most out of the trip.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in April 2011

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Ranking: 10/10

Loved it. We took two young kids along. Felt safe the entire time. Tim was brilliant. Pretty full on for the kids, but they wanted more. Can't recommend them highly enough.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Cory Wornell

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Murchison. Very friendly, knowledgable, great guide, price was a bit high but good in comparison to other activities.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Coral Last

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Murchison - white water rafting - Buller Gorge. Good informative and amusing guide. Flexible and responsive to group requests. Can collect CD with phots - good souvenir. Walking distance of campsite.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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Maite Severins


Ranking: 8/10

Grade 3/4 (weather dependent) rafting down Buller river. Great fun, good for people with no previous experience. The optional cliff dive was amazing!

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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United States

Ranking: 10/10

My husband and I had a FANTASTIC time with Ultimate Descents! Our guide was SUPER! She made me feel completely at ease as were heading into these amazing rapids. A complete explanation was given to us on all the possible things she would/could yell at us to do. I can't wait to go rafting again! Thank you!!!

Reviewed about 10 years ago