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Waitomo Adventures - Haggas Honking Holes

Waitomo Adventure Centre | 654 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
+64 7-878 7788
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Absolutely amazing

I was on a Stray bus tour of NZ and we stopped here. I am so glad I did Haggas Honking Holes. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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10/10 - once in a lifetime!

I couldn't have enjoyed this trip more, I was amazed by the caves and found the abseiling and rock... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natalie M
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Waitomo's most concentrated underground action. Do a series of abseils mostly in waterfalls, rockclimbing, spiderwalking and ladders as you explore this crazy beautiful cave. See stalactites and stalagmites; columns and glowworms. If you want a comprehensive fix of adrenalin & lots of fun - this is it! No prior experience required. All training & equipment is supplied. Allow 4 hrs (approx 2 hrs actually underground). Operator has over 27yrs of safe operation. Activity is Qualmark and Outdoorsmark endorsed. Min age 15 yrs. FREE PHOTOS OF YOUR TRIP SENT BY INTERNET
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Waitomo Adventure Centre | 654 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
+64 7-878 7788

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was on a Stray bus tour of NZ and we stopped here. I am so glad I did Haggas Honking Holes. It was absolutely fantastic and so were Scott and Emma, our guides. Probably one of the best things I've ever done! Amazing. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I couldn't have enjoyed this trip more, I was amazed by the caves and found the abseiling and rock climbing incredibly fun! This is a trip with a difference, it's very hands on and perfect for adrenaline junkies. You also get to see the Glow...More

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow - this really is an amazing and unique activity. This company is a great one to get down and see these amazing glowworm caves, they have a few different options of the cave adventures - one to suit everyone. Haggas Honking Holes is the...More

Thank PeterpansLaura
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I have never felt more awesome than when I was abseiling down a 40ft waterfall. This is definitely among the coolest things I have ever one. If you love a good adventure, then the Honking Holes are for you. Climbing, crawling and abseiling all squeezed...More

Thank kirstyrm
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A great cave to experience all the different elements to caving, from abseiling, crawling through tight tunnels, going where you didn't expect yourself to go, getting wet (but its not that bad), checking out the glow worms and just generally having a FUNtastic time. Waitomo...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This was one of the most memorable parts of my trip to New Zealand! Caving adventure included rappelling down waterfalls, army crawling, and climbing. You don't actually get to see that many glow worms, but you do get to learn about them and have a...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My experience with Waitomo adventures was amazing. Our group was very small, there was only me and another girl, and then we had 2 guides, Scott and Luke. They were absolutely fabulous. They made sure we were safe and comfortable the whole time. The abseiling...More

Thank Breanne W
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Absolutely awesome caving experience. Filled with abseiling, crawling and climbing a guaranteed fun time (if you like adventure). Yuri and Chao were great guides! Highly recommend!!

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We got really lucky with this adventure. When we were in Waitomo the weather was terrible and due to heavy rainfall all the other cave tours were closed. The experience starts with training, where you learn how to use your climbing and abseiling gear. Shortly...More

Thank Filip L
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We were booked on the 7h Epic Tour but due to recent rainfall and flooding in the caves we were offered the 4h Epic + Haggas Honking Holes instead. We were skeptical at first as we were really looking forward to the 7h Epic, but...More

Thank Chufina
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11 March 2015|
Response from WaitomoAdventures | Property representative |
The two trips are very different. Our company operates the Haggas Honking Holes trip and also an extended blackwater rafting option called Tumutumu ToObing. The blackwater rafting option called Black Abyss trip is run by a... More