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Absolutely bloody grouse experience. Scott was a great guide, taught us heaps about the caves and... read more

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This tour was sensational; an epic balance of challenge, beauty, information, and adventure! We got to wriggle through caves and glide through stunning glowworm caverns, even receiving a warm drink and snack deep underground in the Hard ROCK cafe! Chao and Charlie were absolutely the best guides; both were enthusiastic and knowledgable on the caverns and the glowworms and they were patient with questions and always up for a chat. You felt safe at all times and their detailed instruction and sense of fun made the whole experience perfect! I highly recommend Waitomo Adventures if you're looking for an underground adventure with a bit of a difference because the guides truly make this adventure a unique experience and better than anything you'll get on the more commercialised trips. Thank you to Charlie and Chao for such a fantastic adventure.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 466dragonfly
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

I took the Lost World Epic tour in Feb 2018. I have traveled all over and done lots of cool things, but this is one of the best things I have ever done. From start to finish it was a great experience. The guides (Scott and Luke) were great and knowledgeable about the cave and made sure everything was done safely. This was a physically demanding tour, but I would highly recommend it to anyone who feels up to the challenge.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rod Z
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Went on the 7hr epic trip had two awesome guides Chao and Chris, trip was chur chur (wanna know what that means your Gunna have to ask them). Amazing experience would recommend it to anyone. Between scaling a waterfall and squeezing in and out of rock surfaces and to start it off with the abseil (like a slow rappel without the wall). Guides were fun and super informative about the area and what we were seeing and experiencing.

Went with an awesome group of people that were from all over. The BBQ afterwards was super rewarding and we'll about expectations. Photos were amazing. Nothing be chur chur on this trip.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jj_jiggles
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Experiencing the Waitamo glow worm caves with the tumu tumu toobing adventure was one of the highlights of a 3 week active trip to NZ. Chao and Charly were wonderful guides who were gracious, informative and trustworthy. The caves and ultimately the glow worms were the real stars though. There is nothing like floating on an inner tube in the pitch black looking up at the twinkly glow worm "stars". Otherworldly and fantastic!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Waitomo Adventures are an excellent company! Extremely professional! Would highly recommend! They instilled confidence in all of us to leap out of our comfort zones! So knowledgeable and passionate about glow worms, caving, and history! LOVED IT!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Cynthia H
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