This epic 5-hour caving tour includes an underground zipline, 35m abseil, all throughout the Ruakuri cave system, this is the ultimate Waitomo caving adventure.
The unforgettable journey includes:
- The ultimate 5 hour Waitomo caving experience
- a 35m underground Zipline
- Waterfall climbing
- Abseiling through a 35-meter hole into the cave system
- Enjoy a hot shower and complimentary hot soup and bagels after your tour
- Experienced, trained guides will take you safely through the stunning underworld
A 2-hour drive from Auckland, Waitomo is a small village on New Zealand's north island known for its extensive cave systems - namely, Ruakuri Cave. The longest underground cave in the Waitomo area of New Zealand, this spiritual urupa is made popular by its glowworm ceiling, waterfall features, and limestone formations.
An all-action subterranean adventure, groups will abseil 35m into the cave - navigating the Black Abyss route on foot and by using inflatable tubes down underground rivers. A 5-hour physically demanding course across large caverns and through tight squeezes, highlights include tubing down waterfalls, ziplining through a gallery of illuminating glowworms and climbing across deep caverns.
A temperate underground environment with a diverse and slippery terrain, water temperature varies between 10-14°C.
You must be min. 16 years old and 45kg+ to participate.
You must all check-in 30 minutes prior to departure on this tour.
Additional departure times from 7 am available in summer (Nov - April). To be confirmed after booking.
The activity is subject to availability and weather conditions.
Please note: cameras and GoPro's can't be taken on this tour.