At times likened to being flushed down a hole on a rope this caving expedition packs a lot into only four hours - you'll encounter abseils (often in waterfalls), rock climbs, unique limestone formations and get up close to glowworms while exploring this fantastic cave system.
Are you up for Waitomo's most intense Action Adventure?
Haggas Honking Holes is fast-paced and packed with excitement and adventure.
At times likened to being flushed down a hole on a rope, this caving expedition packs a lot into only four hours - you'll encounter abseils (often in waterfalls), rock climbs, unique limestone formations and get up close to glowworms while exploring this fantastic cave system.
Full equipment and training are provided so no prior experience is necessary to enjoy Haggas Honking Holes. Participants should, however, be fit and brave.
There's no swimming required but you're definitely going to get wet! This is a great winter trip, the cave never floods!
Waitomo Adventures are a consistent Certificate of Excellence Winner with Trip Advisor and are ranked the number 1 attraction in the area with a 5-star rating - Come and see for yourself why this is a must-do attraction in an experience that will remain with you forever
Photography: Personalised photos are provided to clients via the internet at no extra charge. No client photography equipment is permitted. Please inquire if you require a private photography tour.
Location: 1227 Waitomo Valley Road, Waitomo
Fitness Test: If the guide(s) on the day have any doubt about a client’s fitness they may ask them to prove it by completing a fitness-test. One quick and simple test we may use is “to step up and down a 20 cm (8 inches) step not less than 45 times in 60 seconds”. We strongly recommend clients complete this test before they book their activity and before they travel to Waitomo. Clients may also be requested to submit to breath-testing for alcohol or other drugs. Where appropriate, guides may at their sole discretion cancel a departure or remove an unsuitable client from a departing trip for any safety-related reason.
Pregnancy: We do not recommend abseiling ( rappelling ) during the 1st and 3rd trimester due to the need to wear a tight-fitting harness across your waist during the abseil.
All pregnant clients wishing to participate in one of our adventure options must provide a medical certificate from their General Medical Practitioner confirming that they are fit for abseiling ( rappelling ) and caving.
This policy is required for us to comply with the NZ Adventure Safety Regulations.
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
This particular option has only limited glowworms...although you do get to see them up close & personal. If you want Glowworms then we have other options e.g. Blackwater Rafting_TTT and Lost World that have LOTS of glowworms. Haggas Honking Holes is all about action...being the most concentrated half day action adventure at Waitomo. It also has very nice & unusual delicate cave formations.
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