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Address: 95 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3977, New Zealand
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+64 7-873 9149
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Kiwi Cave Rafting (origionally Rap Raft 'n' Rock) combines 5 spectacular...

Kiwi Cave Rafting (origionally Rap Raft 'n' Rock) combines 5 spectacular caving adventures into one great value 5 hour tour. Clients abseil down into the cave then go caving, blackwater rafting, see a huge glow worm display and rock climb out. We are 100% locally owned and operated. Our cave is totally natural. We take small groups with a maximum of 6 people. To join the adventure call: 0800 228 372.

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Lots of activities in the caves. Good, experienced tour guide. Lasts 3-4 hours. Best thing was range of activities. Worst thing was being photographed every step of the way (if... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of activities in the caves. Good, experienced tour guide. Lasts 3-4 hours. Best thing was range of activities. Worst thing was being photographed every step of the way (if having your photo taken makes you uncomfortable).

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South Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had always wanted to see glow worms on my birthday! it was a bit scary but fun activity as well, a certain level of fitness is required. Make sure that you re not afraid of heights and tight spaces! i love adventure and i would say that this adventure birthday is very memorable and better than skydiving! i dont... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a different way to explore the Waitomo caves. Kiwi Cave Rafting exceeded our expectations. The mix of abseiling, caving, tubing and rock climbing made for a super exciting and active day. Great way to see loads of glow worms up close without the masses of tourists. Rach, our guide, was awesome. Made for a great start... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff is very friendly, and the adventure in the caves is exhilarating and breathtaking! Served us snacks during and after the excursion as well, which added a nice touch to the tour!! It is an all-in-one activity as well, which is also very special!! Loved it.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is just one of the groups that offers caving experience trips in the area. We only went with them so I cannot compare our trip with others. It has a small office away from the main cave area. Don't be put off. The writing is literally on the walls as you are invited to put your own comments there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and beautiful coach, she saved my wife's life during rock climbing. Cave looks like galaxy with so many glowworms, all activities are really worth to try. It would be the best memory during your life.

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Thank 張 哲
Waiuku, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were with 6 in the group, we all had a blast on our Blackwater rafting. Abseiling, crawling through narrow holes in the rock, tubing and climbing up a vertical rock wall using only muscle power. We did it! But most amazing was halfway when we turned our lights off and sat quietly looking in awe at all the glowwurms,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a blast on our Blackwater Kiwi Cave Rafting tour with our guide Sam! We had a small group of 6 which kept things moving quickly and made for a more intimate experience. We started off by abseiling down 9 stories into the bottom of the cave. Once we were all down, we were given inner tubes and waded... More 

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Tours, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great guide for lots of fun in the caves. Really beautiful experience. We definitely recommend them!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We turned up for our 8am cave tour to find out it was just my partner and myself along with the guide for our 5 hour tour! It was great, abseiling cave exploring and rock climbing. Beth was an awesome tour guide and really helped us enjoy and get the most out of the tour. Highly recommend others to do... More 

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