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Nikau Cave

Waikaretu Valley Rd | Waikaretu, Waikato, Waikaretu, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-233 3199
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Peaceful and welcoming.

This is a place i go to when i just want to escape noisey city cafes. I love driving out from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Katsolo
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HamiltonNZ
via mobile
Unplanned trip

We went to the Nikau cafe, just for another great coffee and there was a trip into the cave just to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
wlubbers
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Tuakau, New Zealand
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“glow worms” (38 reviews)
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Waikaretu Valley Rd | Waikaretu, Waikato, Waikaretu, Auckland, New Zealand
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Waikaretu Valley Rd | Waikaretu, Waikato, Waikaretu, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-233 3199
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a place i go to when i just want to escape noisey city cafes. I love driving out from Hamilton. The roads a windy and views breathtaking. The ice coffee (made with real ice cream) is delicious....that i often sneak back for another....More

Thank Katsolo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the Nikau cafe, just for another great coffee and there was a trip into the cave just to start and we decided to join them. The trip takes about 1,5 hour and is a great trip, there are 2 narrow passages but...More

Thank wlubbers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a amazing place I don't usually do small spaces but this was worth it. Glow worms up close. Will return

Thank Sharronr5b
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Hang on to your hats as you drive around crazy bends and along the top of mountains, but it is well worth it. A fantastic friendly tour guide who took us through dark deep tunnels. Walking and cammando crawling through water to see spectacular glow...More

Thank ForwardTravel
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing trip down into and through the caves. Beautiful setting and very friendly owners as well as very tasty, home-cooked food. Can’t recommend it enough.

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Our large group of adults and children made the trip on a cold winter day to these caves. The older children had a blast in the caves while those too young enjoyed the variety of toys in front of the wood fire and the adults...More

1  Thank Bevan K
Reviewed 10 February 2017

What a fantastic experience! Phillips tour of his beloved home was refreshing, knowledgable and jam packed with lots of surprises. We originally went for the glow worms, but our time at Nikau Cave gave us so much more than that. Be ready to crawl through...More

3  Thank robbiesmyth
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed with friends who live about an hour away. They hadn't been here so we agreed to give it a go. One of our group is not keen on enclosed spaces but nevertheless we booked it. They took us on the route that goes...More

4  Thank Tony P
Reviewed 5 January 2017

From the moment we arrived at nikau caves this morning the staff treated us like family in their relaxed manor. The food was home grown and delicious and the scenery was breathtaking. Charlotte was a wonderful guide and made sure we were all comfortable and...More

1  Thank Lynley9999
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Even though we were a bit late we were waited for and nothing was being rushed. Our guide was extremely friendly and took good care of us. After entering the cave we at first tried not to get wet, but soon lost our fear and...More

3  Thank Lunalacrima
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Allow two hours. Have you had a good look at our website?
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