5 star rating: Highly Recommended 27 Reviews

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  • Location: Waitomo, New Zealand
  • Duration:  3-hours or 5-hours

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Black Water Rafting Waitomo Caves Tour. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

great trip - well looked after by guides and good fun - be aware that you will not be able to bring cameras or go pros etc as the guides take photos and sell them but they are not too expensive ($30) and you do get a professional promotional video as part of the package.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

A must do for anyone with an adventurous spirit. Loved our tour guides. They were instructional, patient, and had a great personality.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

Had a wonderful time. Would highly recommend this type of tour for all ages that are physically able.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

This was the highlight of our holiday. We saw beautifulP arts of nature while having a lot of fun. The tour guides (scuba and pirate) were terrific and kept us well informed about the caves as we went along. I would definitely recommend this tour - a must do ! Thanks again for the best experience in NZ!,!,

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2013

This was amazing. All suited up with wetsuits, the water was cold. Fantastic staff, great jumping from waterfalls, floating in the dark looking up at the glow worms. Recommend it highly.

Russian Federation

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2013

Excellent round. Extremely, positively, very interestingly and unusually. I recommend to all! ) ) )
Especially there is a wish to mark out my guides - Roger and Pirate for cool spent time

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2012

Operators were great, experience was amazing, indescribable. Even though it was cold outside and definitely inside it was well worth it. Could have Done with more pictures inside the cave though

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2012

The programme is very well planed with full of fun. Our guides Shanne and Anne are extremely caring and funny! Strongly recommand the 5 hrs programme than the 3 hrs one!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2012

The Black Water Rafting experience was awesome. The guides were fun and informative. Just be aware that if your leaving from Auckland, it is a 2.5 hour drive South. I did not realise this when I booked and we had trouble getting there. There was no public transport that would get us there on time and we ended up having to hire a car, which added to the price. It would be good if a transfer option was included. The tour itself is well worth it though. My teenagers loved it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2011

good guides, awesome fun.. well worth it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2011

Spectacular. Perfect organization. Amazing final step.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2011

our family group of eight had a wonderful time . the course was challenging in parts but such an unreal experience that it well worth it. i can sometimes be a little claustrophobic but no worries here at all. the guides were helpful and informative with a bit of humour attached.definately recommend it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2011

A must do in Waitomo. The guides were incredible and the entire experience was unreal. Although claustrophobic I had a really lovely time inside the cave. The water was freezing but it didnt take too long to get used to it. Watching the glowworms was spectacular.
The only not so great thing - We ended up purchasing a CD of photographs at the end of the tour - but they werent of great quality.

Simon G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2011

This wasy so awesome. The guies where really great. Will do this again next time we are in NZ, love love loved it!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2011

Amazing guides, amazing experience, wish Viator offered a package which included transportation to the site!

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