Pricing and Conditions

Adult $55.00 - $65.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$25.00 - $35.00
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Child rate for any child at school. Cave tour is not advised for children under the age of 7. Minimum group size is two people. Maximum group size is 10 people per guide – larger groups will be divided between several guides. Please book cave tours in advance to help us schedule our tours and coordinate guides. Adult: $55* Child : $25* EFTPOS is available, but we do not accept Credit Cards. * There is a minimum trip charge of $130.

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Please advise if you decide to cancel your booking as your cancelation will affect other people booked in your group. If you are running late please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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Nikau Cave is less than 90 minutes drive southwest of Auckland, has thousands of glowworms and amazing formations, but no crowds. The 90 minute tour is personal and unhurried. Located on a working farm, the cave is 1km long with a stream running through it and is in its natural state. Most of the cave is open and spacious, except for a 12m length which must be crawled through.

We provide a helmet and flashlight. A moderate level of fitness is required and a change of clothes and shoes with good tread. Surrounded by a river, the café is designed to showcase the stunning landscape. The seasonally inspired menu offers a range of fresh and locally produced dishes and drinks.

Bookings are essential for caving.

Opening times

Business hours:
9 am - 5 pm, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


1770 Waikaretu Valley Road, Port Waikato, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
An hour and 15 minutes to Auckland International Airport.
decisions Proximity to town:
Our nearest town is Tuakau, which is a 45 minute drive. There are no petrol stations nearby.

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