Black Water Rafting: Extreme Edition



  • What do I need to bring on the tour?

    Swimwear and a towel.

  • What is the check-in time and location?

    Black Water Rafting: Extreme Edition tours depart from the Waitomo Homestead, located at 584 State Highway 3. Check in is 30 minutes prior to tour departure.

  • How long is the tour?

    Allow 4 hours.

  • Can you take photos or video this tour?

    Sorry, cameras and GoPro's can't be taken on this tour. You are able to purchase tour photos after your tour.

  • Are towels supplied for tours?

    Towels are not supplied, you must bring your own. However, in case you forget, we sell towels in the retail store – they’re pretty cool too!

  • Do you need to be able to swim to do a Black Water Rafting: Extreme Edition?

    Yes you must be able to swim.

  • What is the minimum age for Black Water Rafting: Extreme Edition?

    You must be over 16 years old and over 45kg.

  • Do you see glowworms?

    Yes, you do! The entire cave is a glowworm-studded wonderland.

  • Do you have changing rooms and lockers?

    Yes, there are separate changing rooms for males and females complete with hot showers for after your underground experience. There are also lockers to safely stow your belongings while you are underground.