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Waitomo Adventures - Tumu Tumu Toobing

654 Waitomo Caves Rd | Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
+64 7-878 7788
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Into the unknown

What a trip! Great tour into the unknown, you never know what to expect after every corner but it... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
RhysSedo
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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One of our best experiences in New Zealand!

We had such a blast doing Tumu Tumu Toobing! At the end of our time in New Zealand, my friends and... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
HikinginJasper
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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Blackwater Rafting at its Best! See galaxies of Glowworms, Stalactites and all manner of wonderful rock formations. Walk, wade swim and tube through the fascinating TumuTumu Cave. No prior experience required. This is not like white water rafting. It's much more gentle. This trip has almost twice the quality underground time of all Waitomo's non-abseil Blackwater trips. Allow 4 hrs for this trip (approx 2 hrs actually underground). Min age 12 years. Min weight 40kg. Operator is local family and is both Qualmark & Outdoorsmark endorsed. Has over 27 years of safe operation. FREE PHOTOS OF YOUR TRIP SENT BY INTERNET
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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654 Waitomo Caves Rd | Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

What a trip! Great tour into the unknown, you never know what to expect after every corner but it just kept getting better and better, the glow worms was the highlight of the tour seeing them glow in the darkness was epic! Top marks to...More

Thank RhysSedo
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had such a blast doing Tumu Tumu Toobing! At the end of our time in New Zealand, my friends and I all named the experience as one of the best we had on our whole trip! This was exactly the caving experience I was...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did the tour with a total of 4 travelers. It depends on everyone's fitness and bravery but a much bigger group would detract from your visit. We had a great time in the waterfalls and rock climbing. Excellent guide and local...More

Thank lora a
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I think timing makes all the difference. We went 9th of May and tourist season is quieting down. There were 4 of us in the group and our guide is Emma. The wet suits keep you warm. Emma said our weather was really "warm". I...More

Thank M0mmyDearest
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great time had lead by 2 very experienced guides. Both very knowledgeable about the caves, history of them and kept us all well entertained. We were well equiped by Waitomo Adventures for the activity and everyone had a great time.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

One of the best things we did on the holiday. Great bunch of guides - big thanks to Kenny and Juri for a well organised and safe tour. We were lucky with our tour (9/4/17), as the day before the caves were flooded. A lot...More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time today with Kenny our guide. It was just me and my partner on the tour so had a really personal experience. Kenny was so fun, relaxed and professional, he gave us loads of info about the caves and made the...More

Thank Hayley B
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A great few hours - the guides were super fun and friendly. We had a really good group and the whole activity was very well organised. So many glowworms and was fun to swim, tube, climb, squeeze through the caves! Loved the free photos -...More

Thank taramanjunath
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We attended this tour at 14:30 on 5 March. Although my husband and I just attended another tour called "black water rafting" (similar tour but running by different company) two months ago, I personally prefer "Tumu Tumu Toobing". Besides my husband and I, there were...More

Thank Mimihsieh
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

These guides live and breathe Waitomo Caves, extremely knowledgeable of the local area and caving in general. This is really fun way to experience caving, glow worms and cave tubing. If your looking to go caving these guys are the only people I'd recommend. We...More

Thank Peter M
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crossyoung
7 January 2017|
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Response from WaitomoAdventures | Property representative |
We have some discretion with these criteria. If the water remains low and your son is a confident swimmer then we are ok to accept him.
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HazelBrowne
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Response from TravelTheW0rld03 | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100% sure but I think it goes all year round. Are you going during the New Zealand summer or winter? Sorry for the late response.
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