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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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Must do experience!

We had originally booked in for the Tumo Tumo Toobing, but due to too much rain, it was cancelled... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2017
Candice A
via mobile
Fun tour only mildly strenous

Fun tour, good guides, neat sights but I got pretty hot and tired walking back from the... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2017
Honolulu, Hawaii
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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 March 28, 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 March 22, 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 February 21, 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 February 18, 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 February 3, 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

Thank 01donala
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Not being a fan of caving I was a little worried about joining my family on this trip. Chou and Craig were brilliant guides who created a great rapport with the guests and included each one with a "job" to do when we were underground....More

Thank megpage2015
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Trip I had was an absolutely amazing underground adventure. The abseiling and climbing, the beautiful cave formations alongside glow-worms, and most of all the guides ( Thank you Will and Chao) did an excellent job and were really professional and told us heaps of information...More

Thank TravelingLad123
Reviewed December 12, 2016

One of the best things I did in NZ, cannot fault this tour. It was adrenalin packed and kept you wanting more. Highly recommend :) Even get to experience true pitch blackness and glow worms!

Thank Lily S
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

I hadn't really known what to expect but this experience surpassed all expectations! It was more physical then I had anticipated but it was fantastic, the abseiling, climbing, scurrying through the water..even submerging completely at some parts. It was really great made all the better...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed November 22, 2016

A really action-packed adventure. Something new, different and unexpected around every corner. I love that it fits abseiling, caving, glow-worms and water-fun into one trip. And the guides were great. Just good genuine kiwi fun.

Thank roythomas2016
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March 10, 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