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Waitomo Adventures - St Benedicts Caverns

654 Waitomo Caves Road | Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
+64 7-878 7788
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Fantastic Adventure!!

It took me a while to decide which company to go with when visiting Watomo Caves... After a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
christine0099
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Little Neck, New York
Great tour guides

I signed myself up for the Haggas honking holes and it was a great experience and certainly one to... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Matt C
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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This relatively gentle adventure takes you to NZ's prettiest piece of known cave. Begins with 2 Abseils total 60m. A dry trip suitable for adults & children. Min age 12 yrs. Journey to a huge underground chamber - just bristling with stalactites; stalagmites; flowstone and all manner of wonderful natural creations...then clip onto a flying fox (zip line) that will zing you part way across the main chamber. Founded & Operated by local family for over 27 years. All equipment supplied. No experience required. Qualmark and Outdoorsmark endorsed. FREE PHOTOS OF YOUR TRIP SENT BY INTERNET
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“flying fox” (13 reviews)
“zip line” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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654 Waitomo Caves Road | Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
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+64 7-878 7788

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

It took me a while to decide which company to go with when visiting Watomo Caves... After a lot of research I decided to go with Waitomo Adventures and do the st Benedicts Caverns... Honestly, it was the highlight of my trip!! They are such...More

Thank christine0099
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I signed myself up for the Haggas honking holes and it was a great experience and certainly one to test the nerve abseiling in to deep and dark caves. Fish and Juri were excellent guides and had the best sense of humour.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This cave is just stunning, the formations are amazing. Not difficult for those that are a bit worried about abseiling. Was great to sit with all the lights off and just feel the cave. The zip line was fun in total darkness (optional). Once again...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I have previously done this company's Lost World 4 hour, and the Haggas Honking Holes, which were excellent and unusual and memorable. Attempts to do the St Benedict cavern were stymied some years ago by lack of other people interested. This time (mid-winter!) two other...More

Thank neil263
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

These caves are unbelievable. They are beautiful beyond belief, Add to the adventure 2 absails and a zip line into and thru the cave. The guides are great, you can tell they love what they do, the respect of the natural beauty of the caves...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time going on the Black Abyss. The tour guides James and Harry were fantastic -professional and full of fun. The 5-hr activity went very quickly, starting from prep/suiting up, to finishing with well appreciated soup and bagel. In between we abseiled,...More

Thank Ai Wei L
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Only the locals know about this place so if you want to avoid the 'package holiday experience’ then this authentic Kiwi Waitomo experience is what you are looking for. The adventure starts with health and safety education before you learn to abseil. You don't need...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great if you don't want to get wet doing the tubing, the abesiling is still really fun and the zipline is awesome - wish I could do it again. Def worth the time!

Thank Grish068
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The knowledgeable and entertaining Chris and Will led us through this breathtaking taking experience. There is no need to be concerned about safety as instructions given are clear and there is an abseiling test run before you start. With 50ms of abseiling and a flying...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My first ever trip into a cave, this was an amazing experience. Chris and Will, or guides were very knowledgeable and safety conscience, all in good humour. The 4 hours flew by but we look back on some fabulous sights, greatly helped by the photos...More

Thank Bob D
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