Pricing and Conditions

Adult $425.00
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Refund less 10% administration fee if cancelled not less than 24 hours in advance. 100% fee is charged if cancelled within 24 hours or client no show.

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The descent takes around 20 minutes of 4 hours required. Abseil alongside your instructor who provides information, reassurance and a backup safety tether. Imagine freehanging in a massive void bouncing a bit & turning - look into upper levels of the cave. Weird plants & formations cling to the sheer walls and the roar of the Mangapu River echoes up from far below. One guide looks after up to 4 people - who all make their unforgettable descent together down through the surreal mists and eventually landing in the base of this massive cavern.

Once down, take in the awesome views before starting on an even more amazing trip back to the surface. Climb over massive slabs of rock and a series of ladders.

Opening times

Business hours:
8.00am to 7.00pm daily, except Christmas & New Years Days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


1227 Waitomo Valley Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
55km Hamilton International Airport
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
decisions Proximity to town:
400 metres to central Waitomo Caves

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