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Waitomo Adventures - Lost World 7 Hr Epic

654 Waitomo Caves Road | Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
+64 7-878 7788
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10/10 would do again

Could not recommend highly enough! The tour guides were great and very informative, the cave itself... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ethan P
via mobile
Not for the faint of heart!

This tour was incredible! I am not by nature a person who is secure in my athletic abilities but I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pam O
East Setauket, New York
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Abseil 100m into this amazing cavern (like the 4hr option), but wearing a wetsuit - you're heading off to explore the Mangapu river passage. The freehanging descent will astound you but in this option that's only the beginning. Spend the day walking, wading and swimming through the cavernous passages. See giant fossil oysters and whalebones; flowstone, spiders & glowworms. Do jumps, climbs and optional challenges. Includes comprehensive packed lunch underground & BBQ steak dinner. Min age 15yrs. No experience required. Local family owned & operated for over 27years. Qualmark & Outdoorsmark endorsed. FREE PHOTOS OF YOUR TRIP SENT BY INTERNET
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
654 Waitomo Caves Road | Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
+64 7-878 7788

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not recommend highly enough! The tour guides were great and very informative, the cave itself was stunning and had glow worms everywhere! Fantastic adventure to challenge yourself on, especially by dropping down into the water 3meters below you in the dark!! The supplied food...More

Thank Ethan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was incredible! I am not by nature a person who is secure in my athletic abilities but I was determined to experience the 7 hour Lost World Epic adventure. Our guides Yuri and Chris could tell that I was very nervous. They were...More

Thank Pam O
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW... from the entrance to this cave to the hike through it was purely amazing. Waitomo Adventures have got this trip down to perfection. The staff are simply FUNtastic and are always there to encourage and help if you need it. We did 3 tours...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 4 hour tour. It was very interesting, exciting and most importantly, safe. Rappelling, climbing over rocks, looking at glow worms 300 feet below the surface; What's not to like? Our guides Scotty and Fish were professional and attentive to my entire...More

Thank zippy7777
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Hard to think where to start. A day before we did this 7hr madness we did a 5hr trip with another company called legendary.... but let me tell you that there is a huge difference between the two. One is a big giant company and...More

1  Thank Max E
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Absolutely fantastic adventure! I have been on this trip 3 times now (twice summer, once winter): I live in NZ, and every time friends come to visit from the northern hemisphere, this is my #1 recommendation for their trip. They always have lots of fun...More

1  Thank skgNZ
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Absolutely outstanding experience! Abseiling, cave walking, climbing waterfalls, and going up underground streams.. Our tour guides Gavin and Fish made our adventure an amazing one. They were very knowledgeable, keen for adventure, and great at coaching us through any challenging parts of the tour. We...More

Thank SarahNZOK
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Thanks so much for giving us a real Kiwi Adventure thrill. More than I expected along with three food stops including dinner. All quality home made food. So many firsts, climbing an underground waterfall being one of them. Great guides

Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome from the beginning to the end. The cave is greatness. The scenes is fabulous. Once you hanging down to the cave, you have to climb into it and cross the water, and sometimes you have to jump to the water(called water bomb) and climb...More

Thank 吳*毅 E
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Okay I have to admit I didn't actually do this tour myself, however I did arrange for our staff of 25 to do it and from dealing with Nick via email for booking and the Waitomo Adventure Team that took the tour, everyone was very...More

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29 September 2016|
Response from WaitomoAdventures | Property representative |
Hi.Its a completely different cave system. There are about 1000 different caves here at Waitomo of which 20 have tours. Lost World is the most spectacular.
13 September 2016|
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Response from Kelly V | Reviewed this property |
There is some swimming. 4 hours are underground in the cave in water. It's not full ocean swimming but you will need to be able to do some. The water can get fairly deep at times, but most of it is wading. Contact the... More
Sheila P
7 September 2015|
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Response from WaitomoAdventures | Property representative |
Hi ! Our own shuttle vans will pickup/drop off from anywhere within Waitomo Village - simply let us know where. The activity is usually completed between 5.00pm and 7.00pm depending on group size/fitness; water levels... More