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Waitomo Adventures - Haggas Honking Holes

Waitomo Adventure Centre | 654 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
+64 7-878 7788
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Highlight of NZ

This was one of the most memorable parts of my trip to New Zealand! Caving adventure included... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amy H
Absolutely amazing

My experience with Waitomo adventures was amazing. Our group was very small, there was only me and... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Breanne W
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Waitomo's most concentrated underground action. Do a series of abseils mostly in waterfalls, rockclimbing, spiderwalking and ladders as you explore this crazy beautiful cave. See stalactites and stalagmites; columns and glowworms. If you want a comprehensive fix of adrenalin & lots of fun - this is it! No prior experience required. All training & equipment is supplied. Allow 4 hrs (approx 2 hrs actually underground). Operator has over 27yrs of safe operation. Activity is Qualmark and Outdoorsmark endorsed. Min age 15 yrs. FREE PHOTOS OF YOUR TRIP SENT BY INTERNET
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Waitomo Adventure Centre | 654 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
+64 7-878 7788

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the most memorable parts of my trip to New Zealand! Caving adventure included rappelling down waterfalls, army crawling, and climbing. You don't actually get to see that many glow worms, but you do get to learn about them and have a...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My experience with Waitomo adventures was amazing. Our group was very small, there was only me and another girl, and then we had 2 guides, Scott and Luke. They were absolutely fabulous. They made sure we were safe and comfortable the whole time. The abseiling...More

Thank Breanne W
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Absolutely awesome caving experience. Filled with abseiling, crawling and climbing a guaranteed fun time (if you like adventure). Yuri and Chao were great guides! Highly recommend!!

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We got really lucky with this adventure. When we were in Waitomo the weather was terrible and due to heavy rainfall all the other cave tours were closed. The experience starts with training, where you learn how to use your climbing and abseiling gear. Shortly...More

Thank Filip L
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We were booked on the 7h Epic Tour but due to recent rainfall and flooding in the caves we were offered the 4h Epic + Haggas Honking Holes instead. We were skeptical at first as we were really looking forward to the 7h Epic, but...More

Thank Chufina
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We had originally booked in for the Tumo Tumo Toobing, but due to too much rain, it was cancelled and they kindly upgraded us to Haggas Honking Holes. I am so stoked we got to do it! You get to abseil, climbing squeeze though holes...More

Thank Candice A
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Fun tour, good guides, neat sights but I got pretty hot and tired walking back from the entrance/exit of the cave back to the place where you change to get the dry suit on

Thank tinyspud88
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a fantastic experience. Descending through the caves with water falls and underground streams made for a great adventure. The guides were fantastic, safe, and funny. Be ready to go through some small spaces (at times head first or on your belly). Wet suits...More

Thank Lopeti_Fekasoni
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is absolutely amazing. If you like adventure and adrenaline this is a must do! Everything is perfectly organized and the guides are great! You will abseil, crawl, climb, swim, jump and everything is a surprise and so much fun!! It is worth every cent...More

Thank Ilja V
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Some adventure! Abseiling down waterfalls and big drops within a cave was great fun. There were some areas where we squeeze through tunnels (optional), rock-climbed and admired glowworms up-close. Chao and Will were brilliant guides, fun, knowledgable and safe. A fantastic trip! Thank you Waitomo...More

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10 March 2015|
Response from WaitomoAdventures | Property representative |
The two trips are very different. Our company operates the Haggas Honking Holes trip and also an extended blackwater rafting option called Tumutumu ToObing. The blackwater rafting option called Black Abyss trip is run by a... More