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Ruakuri Caving and Cave Tubing Experience

Waitomo Black Labyrinth

Navigate through the river by a rubber tube

Work your way across the narrow winding paths of the cave. Grab a rubber tube and let the underground river take you to an enchanting ride across glowworm galleries before jumping into a waterfall.

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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
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Starting time: 09:00 - 15:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 09:00 10:30 12:00 13:30 15:00 (Hide details)
  • 08:30 Check-in at The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.
  • 09:00 Explore the Cave
    black labyrinth cave tour Professional guides will ensure your safety gear is properly fitted and will provide tips and tricks on how to navigate the area. Enter the cave and discover the hidden wonders lurking at every turn. Marvel at the beautifully intricate rock formations and the famous glowworms.
  • Cave Tubing
    glowworm gallery Experience the original cave tubing adventure known all over the world. Navigate your way across the underground river on rubber tubes as you gaze upon the surreal glowworm display above. Lastly, jump into an underground waterfall before exiting the cave.
  • Hot Shower, Hot Soup and Bagels
    Reward yourself with a hot shower after an exhilarating tubing experience. Then, replenish with a complimentary hot soup and bagels to cap off your tour.
  • 12:00 Check-out at The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Guests must be at least 99 lbs (45 kg) to participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Towel
    • Swimsuit
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
    • Cameras and photography are not permitted.
Additional Note(s)
    • The tour is accompanied and supported by experienced caving guides who know and love this totally unique environment.
    • This adventure is rated as Beginner level only.
    • Water temperature is at 10-14°C or 50-57°F.
    • The guides reserve the right to choose not to take any person whom they consider to be unsuited for the tour (eg. physically incapable, too small).
    • Disabilities and medical conditions should be disclosed prior to tour departure.
    • This tour requires a moderate level of fitness.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions. Should an activity be canceled, participants are entitled to a 100% refund.
    • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your start time.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 12.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of NZD 20.00.
  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(1 review)

Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily


by: Jill
Just the most amazing experience. So pleased i put aside my nervousness and gave it a go. We were looked after so well by the two guides. One of the best things i have ever done.