The Thrill Seeker; Black Water Rafting

The Thrill Seeker; Black Water Rafting

Saturday 20 May 2017, 9:30am—7:30pm

Waitomo is consistently rated in New Zealand North Island’s top 10 must-see places. On this three hour tour, you will take leaps of faith over cascading waterfalls and float down an underground river as you enjoy the glow worm show on the vaulted limestone galleries up above.

Restriction: R18

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Unitec Student $130.00

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*View a beautiful 'sky' of star-like glow-worms

*Float on an inner-tube through a natural underground river system

*Jump backwards off underground waterfalls

*Crawl below low rock ceilings and limestone formations.

$130 for all Unitec students
Cost includes Black Water Rafting (full three-hour tour and all required gear), bagel and soup, transport from Auckland to Waitomo Caves and back plus guides.

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