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Black Water Rafting- The Black Abyss

by The Legendary Black Water Rafting Company Duration 5h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is AU$239

The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. is New Zealand’s original black water rafting adventure operator. We’ve been sharing thrills and excitement for over 27 years and have experienced guides who’ll take you safely through the stunning underworld of Ruakuri Cave.

The Black Abyss is a five hour expedition which combines abseiling the 35 metre tomo (hole), climbing, whizzing down a flying fox and cave tubing underneath glow worms into one unforgettable journey.

At the end of your exhilarating journey through Waitomo’s vaulted limestone galleries, enjoy a hot shower, hearty soup and bagel.

The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. is New Zealand’s original black water rafting adventure operator. We’ve been sharing thrills and excitement for over 27 years and have experienced guides who’ll take you safely through the stunning underworld of Ruakuri Cave.

The Black Abyss is a five hour expedition which combines abseiling the 35 metre tomo (hole), climbing, whizzing down a flying fox and cave tubing underneath glow worms into one unforgettable journey.

At the end of your exhilarating journey through Waitomo’s vaulted limestone galleries, enjoy a hot shower, hearty soup and bagel.

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09:00 AM, Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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10:00 AM, Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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11:00 AM, Tour, includes Food Only in English

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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13:00 PM, Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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Black Water Rafting- The Black Abyss

Activity Location

Waitomo

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • The Legendary Blackwater Rafting Company

    585 Waitomo Caves Road

    Waitomo 3977


Highlights

  • Descend by abseiling into seemingly bottomless Ruakuri Cave

  • Climb and jump off cascading underground waterfalls

  • Zip line through the glowworm filled cave

  • Sharing thrills and excitement for over 27 years

  • Enjoy a hot shower, hearty soup and bagel after your tour


Inclusions

  • Guided adventurous tour through enchanting Ruakuri Cave

  • Expert guide ensures you're properly equipped with gear, including wetsuit and inner tube

  • Training on how to use equipment

  • Hot shower, hearty soup, and bagel after tour


Exclusions

  • Transfers not included


Know Before You Book

  • Minimum age for the Black Abyss is 16 years old and 45+kgs

  • 5 hours tour

  • Subject to availability and weather conditions


Black Water Rafting- The Black Abyss ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

5 out of 5

5/5 7 Apr. 2019

Brilliant. Amazing. Great friendly and helpful guides. Magical moment being dragged backwards in inner tubes in the cold cave water whilst staring up at the ceiling of glittering glow worms. Colder than I expected. A little more physically demanding than expected. But oh so worth it 👍👍👍😊😁

5/5 21 Mar. 2018

Our guides were super, very knowledgeable and helpful. As I am older and the cave was more difficult for me I found it challenging but the two guides took extra care and helped me a great deal. My grandson loved it.

5/5 22 Feb. 2018

Emma and Allistair were educated , strong , experienced and made this rigorous experience a blast. Climbing up two vertical waterfalls was tricky but they made us believe we could do it!! Please do the black abyss if you are into adventure caving!!

Kimberly S

United States