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Kiwi Cave Rafting

95 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3977, New Zealand
+64 7-873 9149
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Kiwi adventure at it's best!

We had a great time on this tour! Tom and Kat were excellent guides and great people as well. Shout... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ryan J
New Zealand adventure!

This place was a blast. Be ready for adventure! The nine story abseiling (~repelling) was a great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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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95 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3977, New Zealand
+64 7-873 9149

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time on this tour! Tom and Kat were excellent guides and great people as well. Shout out to Kat for her first official day and Tom for his epic cave jokes! The tour was so much fun and a great way...More

Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was a blast. Be ready for adventure! The nine story abseiling (~repelling) was a great start. Beautiful scenery all around. They dress you up in full thick wetsuits so the water doesn’t feel so cold. There is a lot of trudging through upstream,...More

Thank itpsd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When I was coming to Waitomo originally, I was going to do a walking tour of the 3 main caves, but I’m SO GLAD I didn’t. Going on this tour allowed me to really experience first hand the amazing ness of NZ and the glow...More

Thank Paige S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Kiwi Cave Rafting experience is amazing:) We had two guides and they where super friendly and fun. It's a mix of activities: abseiling, climbing, tubing and caving. The glowworms are incredible to see. Have done lots of activities, but this is definitely one of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing tour! Loved every second. Highlight of our trip. It had everything - abseiling, black water rafting, phenomenal glow worm displays, rock climbing, friendly eels, amazing rock formations! Tom & Kat were awesome guides - friendly, made us feel so relaxed & really...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day with Martin looking after us. Lovely guy, great personality. Unique experience, lots of fun - highly recommend!

Thank LadyPont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 5-hour tour including abseiling, tubing, squeezing through tiny spaces, climbing, and of course glow worms. We had such a great time! Martin was an awesome guide and the limit of 6 people per group is good. We got some awesome photos and...More

Thank EmilyAklNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic! Abseiling, black water rafting, glow worms, caving and rock climbing all in one trip. Thanks! Our guide Martin made it even better with his knowledge and funny humour, we felt really well looked after. Would highly recommend!

Thank kulieJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic adventure! Abseiling, caving, tubing, rock climbing and of course the glow worms. Worth every dollar - which was great value for money. To top it off our tour guide Nigel made this a fun and memorable adventure. He had great local knowledge,...More

Thank Hevlar25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend. Small group sizes then other companies and better value for money incorporating abseil, black water rafting, glow worms, caving and rock climbing all in one trip. Thanks!

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July 5, 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
Kate C
November 26, 2015|
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
Dominique S
July 13, 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