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Ngarua Caves

Main Road | Takaka Hills, Motueka, New Zealand
+64 3-528 8093
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Absolutely stunning caves with an informative, affordable tour!

The caves are beautiful and are absolutely worth a visit if you are in the area. A 30 minute tour... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Christina J
Better than being above ground

Really enjoyed our tour around Ngarua Caves. $20 each, tours start on the hour and you must be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnNZ-UK
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Main Road | Takaka Hills, Motueka, New Zealand
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Main Road | Takaka Hills, Motueka, New Zealand
+64 3-528 8093
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The caves are beautiful and are absolutely worth a visit if you are in the area. A 30 minute tour is just 20 NZD per person and you learn loads about the caves, New Zealand, and the surrounding area. You even get to hold a...More

Thank Christina J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our tour around Ngarua Caves. $20 each, tours start on the hour and you must be ready to go! Our tour guide was great, spoke really well and had great information. - Loved hearing about the Moa's and getting to hold a Moa...More

1  Thank JohnNZ-UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on Marble Mountain or about 1/2hour drive from Motueka you have to take an escorted visit into the superb Caves where you can see millions of Stalactites and you will also see the remains of New Zealand’s extinct flightless bird, the Moa. A fantastic...More

Thank Trenham Ian Weatherhead
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for something different to do the Ngarua Caves tour shows you a whole new world underground. Great guide, my kids really enjoyed the tour and wanted to go round a second time!

Thank activateyourselfnz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here this afternoon with our kids aged 5 and almost-8. The staff in the reception area and our guide were really friendly and happy to answer all questions. We luckily had our coats in the car but there were jackets to borrow if...More

Thank Louplouploup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing tour. Our guide was excellent, incredibly upbeat and knowledgeable and an amazing singer when she demonstrated the acoustics This tour is incredibly understated. There is no pretension so you aren't expecting anything like what you get. Don't be fooled by the low key...More

Thank oldredjag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who would have thought that at the top of the hills there would be caves! And apparently we only got to go through a small part of the network that was originally underwater! Caves were interesting with some awesome formations of stalactites and stalagmites. The...More

Thank rosanneg955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience for our two children. Easy walk and informative guided talk as we walked through these magnificent caves. We would recommend to anyone interested in an easy cave experience.

Thank Jas and Jac B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little tour lasting 45 mins. Very interesting. Suitable for all fitness levels & ages. I carried a baby on my front. Affordable price $20 for adult. Got to see Moa bones, nice & cool on a hot day. Amazing views from the car park...More

Thank Clarery001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anybody interested in seeing something that is millions of years in making should not miss this place. It is situated in Takaka about 1 hour drive from Motueka. The guide was very informative and you will be definitely stunned by the Stalagmites and stalactites you...More

Thank wellnzer
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