​​The Legendary Black Water Rafting Company

The Legendary Black Water Rafting Company is New Zealand’s first black water cave rafting adventure operator. We’ve been sharing thrills and excitement since 1987, and have experienced guides who will take you safely through the stunning underworld of Ruakuri Cave.
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.


UNDERGROUND CAVING & RAFTING ADVENTURE OPTIONS

With exhilarating caving & rafting tours, namely Black Abyss, Black Labyrinth and the Black Odyssey, 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 breathtaking caving tour.

Our friendly, knowledgeable local guides have helped The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. achieve an excellent safety record over many years. They can help you step outside yourself and leave with a huge sense of accomplishment.​​

ONLINE ONLY, LIMITED ONLY - ​WET HAIR SPECIALS

50% off your cave walking tour with a Black Water Rafting tour purchase

If you are feeling a bit more adventurous try one of our Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. experiences and receive 50% o​ff your Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Ruakuri Cave or Aranui Cave pass with our Wet Hair Deal.

Price

WET HAIR COMBOS Regular PriceSpecial Price
​​Black Labyrinth + Waitomo Glowworm Caves $1​84.00$159​.50
Black Abyss + Waitomo Glowworm Caves​$284.00$259.50
​Black Odyssey + Waitomo Glowworm Caves $234.00$209​.50
Black Labyrinth + Ruakuri Cave$206.00$170.50
Black Abyss + Ruakuri Cave​$306.00$270.50

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An Awesome Underground Caving & Rafting Adventure, Simply Amazing!
Black Odyssey

Challenge yourself on this extreme dry caving adventure. Experience a range of different caving techniques to complete this journey that will seriously stretch your limits.

Black Abyss

Black Abyss is the ultimate Waitomo adventure and is the caving tour of choice for natural born adrenaline junkies everywhere.

Black Labyrinth

This is the original Waitomo subterranean adventure that will have you climbing, black water tubing, leaping, through Ruakuri Cave.