Ruakuri Cave

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Ruakuri Cave is New Zealand’s longest guided underground walking tour. Although not as impressive as the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, many people consider this a much more intimate experience as you get many of the features of the main caves – glowworms and limestone formations – but without the tour groups, and unlike the main cave, it is no problem taking your camera inside Ruakuri Cave and it is even accessible by wheelchairs and prams.

Ruakuri Cave is a two-hour experience with 1½ hours underground.

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Tours depart from The Legendary Black Water Rafting Company (585 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo)
Telephone (07) 878 8228
Admission $74; combined admission with Waitomo Glowworm Caves $91; combined entry to Aranui Cave, Ruakuri Cave and Waitomo Glowworm Caves $97
    Tours depart 9am, 10am, 11am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm daily

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  • Lewy, 31 May 2020

    Wheelchair access throughout so no steps and lots of raised platforms

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  • Vlad, 08 Jan 2020

    Nice guide, cool stories

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  • L bomb, 12 Aug 2016

    Cool tour. Not as many glow worms to see but cool cave.

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  • Mimi, 03 Mar 2016

    Very awesome cave! There are a lot of glow worms, you can black water raft through it as well as a canyon swing in the dark along with a ropes course. Wish I had the time to do those activities!

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  • Josh, 21 Feb 2015

    Cool cave. Very easy to make it through thanks to the rails and walkways. Nice guides who are reasonably well informed.

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  • Alexander, 30 Dec 2013

    Не забудь купить воды на обратную дорогу

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  • Warren, 03 Apr 2012

    more info:

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