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  • Marokopa Falls

    Adres:
    Marokopa, Te Anga Rd .

    Often regarded as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the whole of New Zealand, Marokopa Falls is a mesmerising cascade of water from a height of 35-metres. Located in the Tawarau Forest, which is just a short distance from the famed Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, the walking trail to the falls is both easy and scenic taking around 20 minutes return

  • Waitomo Caves

    Adres:
    39 Waitomo Village Rd, Waitomo Caves, Otorohanga 3943, New Zealand .

    World-renowned and a magnet for both local and overseas visitors, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves occupy a high placing in the New Zealand vacation wish-list.

    The glowworm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand. T housands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as our expert guides provide informative commentary on the Caves' historical and geological significance.

    Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a must see for any traveller. Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history.

    www.waitomo.com 

  • The Timber Trail

    Adres:
    138 Maraeroa Road, Pureora, Waikato .

    Experience the feeling of being suspended in time, as you begin your ride along the 85km Timber Trail. Boasting some of the highest and longest suspension bridges in New Zealand, the Timber Trail weaves its way through ancient forest, across ancestral lands of local Maori Tribes, and along part of the historic Ongarue Tramway.

    The Timber Trail is nestled in Pureora Forest, between Lake Taupo and Te Kuiti, in the Central North Island. Begin your journey at Pureora Village in the north, ending at Ongarue in the south. Experience the full grandeur of the forest, open to cyclists and walkers alike. Whether a day out with the family, a group ride (or walk) with like-minded people, or maybe even a team building experience, The Timber Trail offers something for everyone.

    www.thetimbertrail.com

  • Waitomo Walkway

    Adres:
    Tumutumu Rd, Waitomo .

    Travelling along Waitomo Stream, the Waitomo Walkway encompasses some of the region's best sights and scenes. Beginning in Waitomo Village, you'll embark on the 3.3 kilometre walk through farmland and bushland and along the running stream all of the way to Ruakuri Scenic Reserve. The trail passes through a number of great sights including some limestone features, tunnels and caves. 

  • The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co

    Adres:
    585 Waitomo Caves Rd, Waitomo 3977, New Zealand .

     ​We’ve been sharing thrills and excitement for over 3 decades and have experienced guides who’ll take you safely through the stunning underworld of Ruakuri Cave. We will take you deep underground on the most unreal subterranean journey that’ll have you begging for more!

    What began as a special treat for a brave few has developed into a spectacular tourism attraction that gives visitors of all ages the chance to abseil, weave, jump, climb, and float through a glowworm-studded subterranean wonderland at Waitomo Caves. After you’ve jumped off a few waterfalls and pushed yourself to the limits, warm up with a hot shower and treat yourself to some hot soup on bagels, on us.​

     

    UNDERGROUND CAVING & RAFTING ADVENTURE TOURS

    With exhilarating caving & rafting tours, namely Black Abyss and Black Labyrinth​, to choose from, there is something to suit all adventurous spirits. The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. is New Zealand's first black water rafting adventure operator. And it's also the only tour that takes you through the incomparable Ruakuri Cave.

    Each Waitomo Caves Black Water Rafting expedition includes around 6-12 people guided by expert guides who will support and encourage you through the whole breath-taking caving tour.​​

    www.waitomo.com 

  • Kawhia Hot Water Beach

    Adres:
    Te Puta Rd, Kawhia .

    Grab your shovel and start digging to experience the natural hot springs that this beach is known for. Arguably one of New Zealand's best kept secrets - until now - Kawhia Hot Water Beach is a stunning beach to admire at high tide and a bubbling DIY hot springs spa at low tide. Rivalling the likes of the well known Hot Water Beach near Auckland, the Kawhia beach is often not as populated by tourists flocking to the area.