Black Water Rafting and Twin Cabin Combo
Come for a weekend! Extend your stay in Waitomo and explore the Ruakuri Caves with a Black Water Rafting Adventure. Spend a night at the Waitomo Homestead Cabins, located in the heart of the Waitako.
Float down an underground river, slip into fast waters, jump off waterfalls and take in the magic of the glowworm studded Ruakuri Cave, on this 3-hour Black Labyrinth adventure.
The Waitomo Homestead Cabins
The Waitomo Homestead Cabins are the perfect place to stay and unwind in Waitomo. Located just 10 minutes from the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, with comfortable beds, modern facilities and a beautiful villa and gardens, to relax, enjoy nature and get a good night’s sleep.
- 584 State Highway 3, Waitomo 3977
- 0800 228 464
- Open Thursday - Monday
Check in 30-minutes before departure
Closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Allow 3 hours
Additional tours available over summer
- Bring swimwear & a towel
Bring shower gel and shampoo if desired
No prior caving experience needed
Swimwear and a towel. Wetsuits are provided.
Black Labyrinth tours depart from the Waitomo Homestead, located at 584 State Highway 3. Check in is 30 minutes prior to tour departure.
Allow 3 hours.
Sorry, cameras and GoPro's can't be taken on this tour for safety reasons. You are able to view and download your photos from Facebook after the tour.
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!
You do need to be comfortable in the water, however swimming is not a necessity. You will have a tube to aid you in floating as well as expert guides.
You must be over 12 years old and over 45 kg.
Yes, you do! The entire cave is a glowworm-studded wonderland.
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.