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“Out of this world” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Abbey Caves

Abbey Caves
Ranked #11 of 57 things to do in Whangarei
Certificate of Excellence
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Out of this world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2012

We visited the caves early on a Sunday morning, and were the only visitors there (although there were 8 cars in the car park by the time we left). We skipped the first cave as it looked a bit too wet and made our way to the second cave. Water was shin high, and you definitely need a torch, but once in there and the light was off there were thousands of glowworms like the milky way. Spectacular, a sight we will never forget.

Visited September 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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227 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“We had the place to ourselves!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

My friend and I stopped by here on the recommendation of the staff at the YHA. There was no one here, so we just wandered around for about an hour. Very cool place, but be careful and bring a headlamp if you want to explore the caves. Water was high.

Visited August 2012
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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230 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“History back in our lives”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

You do need good torches and be preapred to get wet up to your waist B ut well worth it

Visited December 2011
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