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Waitomo Caves Black Water Rafting and Kiwi Experience Small-Group Tour

Bush and Beach

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This full day tour from Auckland is designed to showcase the best of rural New Zealand landscape and enjoy all that the Waitomo area has to offer.

Upon arrival at Waitomo join the legendary Black Water Rafting Company for their Black Labyrinth tour of the cave system. In your wetsuit you will be gliding through the cave system on the underground stream in an inner tube. You'll take leaps of faith over cascading waterfalls and float serenely down an underground river as you enjoy the glow worm show on the vaulted limestone galleries up above. Note - one hour spent underground.

Then take a short drive to our lunch destination in a beautiful rural location where the group has a traditional New Zealand barbecue buffet lunch.

After lunch, visit the Otorohanga Kiwi house and native bird park where you get the rare chance to see New Zealand’s iconic Kiwi bird.

A relaxed drive back to Auckland completes the day

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Stop At: Bush and Beach, Auckland Central, Auckland 0650 New Zealand

This full day tour from Auckland to go black water rafting at Waitomo caves is designed to showcase the best of rural New Zealand landscape and enjoy all that the Waitomo area has to offer.

The tour starts with Auckland city hotel pickups and a drive with expert commentary through the Waikato region of New Zealand with its rich Maori history and stunning farming landscapes.

Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand

Upon arrival at Waitomo join the legendary Black Water Rafting Company for their Black Labyrinth tour of the Waitomo cave system. In your wetsuit (provided for you) you will be gliding through the cave system on the underground stream in an inner tube. You’ll take leaps of faith over cascading waterfalls and float serenely down an underground river as you enjoy the glow worm show on the vaulted limestone galleries up above. Note – one hour spent underground.

After this we take a short drive to our lunch destination in a beautiful rural location where the group has a traditional New Zealand barbecue buffet lunch with the barbecue expertly cooked to order.

Stop At: Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park, 25 Alex Telfer Drive, Otorohanga 3900 New Zealand

After lunch, visit the Otorohanga Kiwi house and native bird park where you get the chance to see New Zealand’s rare and iconic Kiwi bird. You also learn about what the centre is doing with their Kiwi bird breeding programme to help the endangered birds. There is also an opportunity to have a look at some of the other rare and iconic New Zealand birds and animals that the park has.

A relaxed drive back to Auckland completes the day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Age : Minimum 12 years of age
  • Please bring a swimsuit and towel
  • Minimum number: this tour requires a minimum of two people to run
  • Fitness: this tour requires a moderate level of fitness and it not appropriate for people with walking difficulties
  • Availability at the Black Labyrinth will need to be confirmed before we confirm a departure time.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local taxes
  • Driver/guide
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park


Exclusions
  • Gratuities


Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
The above list does not include all pick up hotel locations - Pick up is included from most inner city Auckland accommodation - please advise where you are staying and we can give you a pick up time or meeting location.



Departure Time
7:00 AM

Duration
11 hours 30 minutes

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