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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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You have to do this. Its a 10/10 experience of a lifetime.

One of the best experiences of my life. To be standing on a sheep farm one minute, in a wetsuit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael S
Get ready for some cool stuff, a little water and lots of hard word

This is another epically awesome tour, the guides are second none. Friendly fun and experienced... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bec 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

One of the best experiences of my life. To be standing on a sheep farm one minute, in a wetsuit, hiking gum boots, helmet and abseil gear, and within a few minutes be underground guided by very experienced, informative and very funny guides, through a...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another epically awesome tour, the guides are second none. Friendly fun and experienced, trust is the key, these guys are there to make sure you get the most (wet) out of this experience. They are energetic and full of encouragement, I probably shouldn't...More

Thank Bec M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice small group and amazing guides who were hilarious and fun to be around. We had lots of opportunities for photos and even time to just hang out and stare at glow worms between the abseils. A really great introduction tour for people...More

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Do not get withheld by price or your fears or whatever your excuus will be (unless it's really truly resonable) As soon as you step into your wetsuit, during and especially after the tour you will not think about any of them anymore. This unique...More

Thank Tetje W
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome trip down Haggas Holes! It was amazing fun and our guides Emma and TK were super friendly, very informative and made us feel very safe despite throwing ourselves down waterfalls and squeezing through tiny crevices! Great fun!

Thank Jonny P
Reviewed 17 September 2017 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

Thank mrnothersan
Reviewed 13 September 2017 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 4 September 2017

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
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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