Nz waitomo caves glowworms family see and do adventurous
Nz waitomo caves family see and do adventurous
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Nz waitomo caves tubes family see and do adventurous

Experience a different world underground

An underground adventure awaits you at Waitomo Caves. A magical world of caves, waterfalls and glowworms. You will start your adventure on a tube, floating down the river to Ruakuri Cave. Experience the feeling of flying, as you abseil deeper into the cave with thousands of glowworms flickering around you.

Your guide will share interesting facts and spiritual stories about the network of caves. Admire the unique limestone formations and jump off underground waterfalls, if you’re up to the challenge! Don’t worry, your experienced and trained guides will show you the way.

Ruakuri Cave was discovered over 400 years ago by young Maori hunting for birds. It is named after the wild dogs that guarded the cave’s entrance. An action-packed five-hour experience, suitable for children 16 years and older. There is a minimum weight requirement of 45 kilograms. If you have younger children, ask our travel specialists for suitable alternatives.

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