North Island Journals

North Country, New Zealand

A June 2004 trip to North Island by TLM2008

Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. Photo, Waitomo, New Zealand More Photos
Quote: Last leg of my four months spent in New Zealand

Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.

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Attraction | "Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. (The)"

Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. Photo, Waitomo, New Zealand
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Have you ever been on a long travel journey and started to feel immune to it; to the restaurants, the sights ("oh look another cathedral"), even the grandeur of some of the most beautiful natural scenery? I found a cure for that immunity when I visited the Waitomo Caves with the Legendary Blackwater Rafting Company in Waitomo (see http://www.waitomo.com/black-water-rafting.aspx).I traveled by bus from Auckland to Waitomo and as luck would have it the bus dropped me right at the Blackwater Rafting Co. headquarters: talk about convenience! I was reminded again at how fine-tuned the tourist industry is in NZ! Arriving just before lunch for my tour at noon gave me time to grab a bite that the...Read More

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Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.
585 Waitomo Caves Road
Waitomo, New Zealand
+64 (7) 878 6219

Waitomo Adventures

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Attraction | "Waitomo Adventures: Lost World Abseil"

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With unusual-sounding tour options like, "TuMu TuMu ToObing" or "Haggas Honking Holes" you might wonder what you are getting into when you book with Waitomo Adventures (http://www.waitomo.co.nz/). I can't speak for all of the adventure options they offer but I can definitely recommend the 4 hour, 100 m "Lost World" abseil adventure. I did it, I loved it and I recommend it to anyone fit and healthy enough to enjoy the experience. In booking this adventure, I had been promised a "magical" and unique experience: the abseil is twice as high as all the other Waitomo caverns. I was cautious (i) I'm a bit afraid of heights and (ii) it cost $225 (check website for current pricing). But I came to...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 7, 2008

Waitomo Adventures

Waitomo, New Zealand