Black Odyssey Tour

Serious Highs Underground - Extreme, technical, dry caving adventure

Challenge yourself on this extreme dry caving adventure with The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. who have over 25 years of caving expertise. Experience a range of different caving techniques to complete this journey that will seriously stretch your limits.

Test yourself as you twist and turn through the Ruakuri Cave's main network and hidden passageways. Conquer thrilling rock traverses and mind-blowing heights. Edge over crossings high above roaring streamways. You'll also spider-walk through ancient rift passages and experience the challenges of technical high rope work and flying foxes.

At every stage you're accompanied and supported by experienced caving guides from The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. who know and love this totally unique and mind-blowing environment.

Allow 5 hours for this fully supported and guided adventure.






The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. Price
Black Odyssey Tour
Add the Black Labyrinth tour​Add-on $55




Tour Details - who can do it?

Given the challenges on the Black Odyssey you will need to be over 16 years and pass a breath test before starting the tour.

For Black Odyssey, bring an underlayer (i.e. shorts, t-shirts and a pair of socks) and a towel.

Overalls, helmet and light, boots and technical equipment will be supplied.Tours include hot showers and soup (just what you'll need after your cave adventure).




Tour Departure Times​

  • 10.00am, 3.00pm.
    (Additional times on demand)



What you need to know

  • Allow 5 hours
  • You must be 16 years and older and under 120kgs.
  • Need underlayer (i.e. shorts, t-shirts and a pair of socks) and a towel
  • All other equipment provided
  • Dry caving trip
  • You will need to pass a ‘breathalyser‘ and 'fit test' before starting the tour
  • 6 ​people per tour



Activity Involves

  • Technical rope work
  • Flying foxes
  • Ladder crossings
  • Mind-blowing heights
  • Swing
  • Climbing
  • Caving and walking
  • Glow worms​



Booking Conditions

  • Subject to availability and weather conditions.
  • Prices and times are valid until 30th September 2015 and are subject to change without notice.