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Waitomo’s Premier Activities & Relaxation We have an Awesome selection of underground Adventures ...and lots more... An Amazing Cafe for the best breakfast & lunch-open from 7.30am. Last but certainly not least, you can chill at the Waitomo DaySpa...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1227 WaitomoValley Rd, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
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+64 7-878 7788
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I did the 7-hour Epic Lost World tour of Mangapu caves, which is one of the best experiences we've ever had. Why did we love it so much? We had some awesome guides - Craig and Ben. They were super positive, made...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked this tour 4 months ago after seeing the picture of the abseil — knowing that nothing ever really approaches the “cover photo”. We were wrong! What an adventure! Since the local children were all back at school, we lucked out and were the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Super amazing time in the caves! We did the 4 hour Lost World tour. The guides were super friendly, knowledgeable, and really made us feel safe. The 100m drop into the caves was exciting, we saw lots of glow worms up close, and the rock...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I did the Lost World tour and we had the best time with Gareth. He was a great and knowledgeable guide that made us feel very comfortable. The tour was beautiful and he took great pictures for us. I would absolutely recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did Haggas Honking Holes in January of 2019, and it exceeded all of our expectations. We have never tried caving, but we have done canyoneering (where you hike up a mountain and then follow the path of water down). We figured...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thi T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did the Haggas Honking Holes adventure and were extremely impressed with the experience. It was fun, exciting, and well ran. Our guides, Scott and Shawna were experts and we felt prepared and safe. As a first timer in a cave or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Shannon O
Reviewed 1 week ago

These people are super cool!!.. they make the whole tour a great enjoyable adventure. The adventure itself is a MUST DO!!...something you can hardly do anywhere else in the world. It is a lot of fun and adrenaline rush!!.. You will be amazed of what...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ryanC7371
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 4 hour Lost World Dry Tour was really cool. The information we gained was very interesting and they took time to make sure that we were all very safe and ready for the rappel lines. The cave was amazing and so were the glow...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gerrod S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome! We had a fantastic time on the tour. It was only the two of us and our guide Gareth was great. Really knowledgable and took great photos

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RachelAO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third time back to experience Waitomo Adventures’ tours since 2012. We did St Benedict’s, Lost World through the Window, TumuTumuToobing and Haggas Honking Holes over 4 days. As has always been our experience here, all staff and guides are top notch and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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934melanied
12 November 2018|
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Response from WaitomoAdventures | Property representative |
For clients who pay full fare for their activity, the policy is to provide a 100% refund in the event of cancellation more than 24 hours prior to departure. There is no refund for Earlybird bookings i.e. we strongly... More
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Torichang
24 October 2018|
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Response from Helen C | Reviewed this property |
If you haven't yet, do the 7 hour. The time includes transfers and meals. You get a great feel for the cave and the glowworm experience is the 4hour x 100!!! :)
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greenflubber
4 October 2018|
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Response from WaitomoAdventures | Property representative |
These two activities are very different and many people do both. The Lost World Epic is our flagship activity and takes you on a physical & emotional roller coaster for the entire day. Sometimes the scene is spectacular... More
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