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Maori leap cave tour. Caves Kaikoura.

I've driven past for years and finally stopped in. Enjoyed the talk and tour with Bary our... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
via mobile
A fascinating visit

We have driven past the cave on the way up and down the Kaikoura Coast many times but this time... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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21 Oct 2016
“Maori leap cave tour. Caves Kaikoura.”
2 Aug 2016
“A fascinating visit”
Street SH1, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I've driven past for years and finally stopped in. Enjoyed the talk and tour with Bary our knowledgeable and engaging guide.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank JulieBlenheim
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We have driven past the cave on the way up and down the Kaikoura Coast many times but this time decided to stop and investigate. So glad we did! It was well worth the visit. Alastair our guide was knowledgeable and informative. A memorable visit...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank kathyfran
Reviewed 29 July 2016

What a fascinating 45 minutes. Our guide Barry was a wealth of knowledge who delivered such a great commentary full of facts and wonderful humor that kept you engaged the whole time. Who knew there was such a hidden gem in Kaikoura. Well worth taking...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank lisabondy
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Well worth the stop, the tour is about 45mins and very reasonably priced. Our tour guide Nick was a great down to earth kiwi bloke, it was just my partner and I and he was easy to talk, very knowledgeable and had plenty of jokes....More

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Having driven past this site hundreds of times over the years we decided to do the tour while staying in Kaikoura for the weekend. We were both impressed by the cave and the tour guides knowledge.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank TLC181
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I took my 2 grandchildren age 4 and 6 years and was really surprised at how well the guide held the interest of the children throughout the tour. He was most informative at a level easily understood. The caves were absolutely fascinating with most beautiful...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We went on a guided tour of the Maori Leap Cave with Nick, our guide. This is a fascinating cave with some formations that are only found in a couple of other caves in the world. I am a little claustrophobic but the height of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This is a really personal tour. It was only our family in the cave so you can go at your own speed and ask all the questions you like. Our guide was obviously very enthusiastic about the cave. It is one of only three sea...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Abby L
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour. Barry the tour guide clearly loved his job and told us a lot of interesting stuff while keeping a sense of humour. Recommend to others.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank MirrinK
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Awesome tour, our guide Nick was a wealth of knowledge and pointed out a lot of interesting rock formations, the stalactites and stalagmites were beautiful, can't believe how many times I've driven past this wonderful place and not known about it.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Quinn N
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10 January 2015|
Response from RMNZ2014 | Reviewed this property |
i am sorry but I do not no the answer to your question. The best people to ask is Kaikoura I-Site .. Hope this helps and I hope the caves are not closing down. Cheers Rachael