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Kiwi Cave Rafting

95 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3977, New Zealand
+64 7-873 9149
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Great glow ‘worms’ and tubing experience

It’s great to tube in a dark places as it’s more thrilling. Kat is a good guide know her stuff well.

Reviewed 4 days ago
ahmadshafik s
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Awsome!

We had a great tour/trip.experience; Hosted by Sam our great guide! It was a unique experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nivardg2017
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Kiwi Cave Rafting (origionally Rap Raft 'n' Rock) combines 5 spectacular caving adventures into one great value 5 hour tour. Clients abseil down into the cave then go caving, blackwater rafting, see a huge glow worm display and rock climb out. We are 100% locally owned and operated. Our cave is totally natural. We take small groups with a maximum of 6 people. To join the adventure call: 0800 228 372.
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“glow worms” (336 reviews)
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95 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3977, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s great to tube in a dark places as it’s more thrilling. Kat is a good guide know her stuff well.

Thank ahmadshafik s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour/trip.experience; Hosted by Sam our great guide! It was a unique experience which we wouldn't have wanted to miss. Thanks Sam and kiwe cave rafting!

Thank nivardg2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today I did the Kiwi Cave Rafting Tour and it is a definite must do! They are easy to find and you most certainly get your money’s worth! From abseiling to rock climbing to seeing so many beautiful glow worms, it really had it all!...More

Thank Paige M
KiwiCaveRafting, Front Office Manager at Kiwi Cave Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, tom will be chuffed to know you enjoyed his cave jokes!

Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant day with Kat. The team were very understanding after we arrived 40 minutes late! Nothing was cut short, we had the full brilliant experience. Glow worms, outstanding, climbing and repelling, wonderful fun and the tyre rafting is not to be missed. Kat's knowledge...More

Thank MWSimon
KiwiCaveRafting, Front Office Manager at Kiwi Cave Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thanks for taking the time to review , we are glad you have enjoyed your caving experience and agree that kat's pretty cool!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sam was an awesome guide, she could answer all our questions and was very friendly and helpful when I had a shocking moment with the heights. She handled my 'stuck moment' very professionally when i couldn't move left nor right while crawling inbetween the rocks....More

Thank Spela S
KiwiCaveRafting, guide at Kiwi Cave Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review we are glad you had an awesome time with Sam!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Shelley at Woodlyn Park recommend this tour to my husband and I. It was really great! Martin was the BEST guide and we really enjoyed it!

Thank Cmoney86
KiwiCaveRafting, Manager at Kiwi Cave Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, tall, blonde, athletic, entertaining - we like him too :) Cheers for the review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the office to a quite weird welcome and waited for a few minutes, and without an introduction, we were asked to jump into a ban that took us to the deposit where we were given wetsuits and later to the caves. The...More

Thank Ber D
KiwiCaveRafting, Manager at Kiwi Cave Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience is choice; loved getting deep into Papatūānuku to explore the caves. The cooler climate underneath was welcoming from the summer heat, and easy enough for any novice to have a try. Our guide, Nigel, was tu meke! And really made the adventure. Lots...More

Thank Rachael J
KiwiCaveRafting, Manager at Kiwi Cave Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I will have to remember to channel my inner Billy Goat next time I'm out on the rock! Great review thanks!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great trip with fantastic guides (we had two, since Kat was training). And you get to wear some fantastic outfits.

Thank Domirev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nigel took us on a wicked tour of the caves. We had an absolutely amazing experience would definatly recommend!!!!!

Thank James R
KiwiCaveRafting, Guide at Kiwi Cave Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for a great review, Nigel will be very happy to hear that you loved it!

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victoria_soriano
6 July 2016|
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Response from KiwiCaveRafting | Property representative |
Heya, cheers for the answers guys. Yes there are lots of caves in the Waitomo area. Our company operates in a cave called Mangawhitikau, it is the 9th longest cave system in New Zealand and just like the others said there's... More
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Kate C
26 November 2015|
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Response from KiwiCaveRafting | Property representative |
HI Kate, thanks for your question. We only book this tour directly as it is just an extra option we offer and we normally try to get people to do the 5 hour tour. We also have a very good discount this summer that makes it... More
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Dominique S
13 July 2015|
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Response from KiwiCaveRafting | Property representative |
Hi Dominique, no we can not allow you to take your camera as Stephen and Anjoola said. (thanks guys ;) It is for safety and the safety of your camera, we go through a lot of cameras ourselves. Your guide will take photos... More
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