Waitomo Caves Black Labyrinth Rafting Tour - Legendary Black Water Rafting

Delve into the underworld of Ruakuri Cave and cascade underground waterfalls and float serenely down the river as you enjoy the glowworm show on the vaulted limestone galleries above.


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  • Spend 3 hours experiencing the unique underground labyrinth of New Zealand's elaborate cave river systems
  • Witness local wildlife such as the famous cave Glow Worms as they put on a spectacular show high above your heads
  • Challenge yourself on this unique subterranean adventure that will have you climbing, black water tubing, leaping, through Ruakuri Cave


  • All high quality equipment provided
  • All equipment and safety training provided
  • Transportation from main meeting point to cave system provided
  • Team of experienced and knowledgeable guides to ensure your safety and enjoyment through every step of this unique adventure 



  • Meet your team at the designated joining point (see Departures for details)
  • Receive a safety and equipment briefing 
  • Gear up and psych up 
  • Embark on your subterranean adventure to the mouth of the cave system 
  • Join your team as you go black water tubing through the twists, turns, waterfalls and unreal landscape of these caves
  • Continue to climb black, leap and float through Ruakuri Cave 
  • Your journey concludes when you emerge into the sunlight of the Waitomo forest

 Departs: Waitomo

Daily: 9am, 10.30am. 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm (Allow 3 hours).

Additional times available in summer

*Subject to weather and availability.


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