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Black Odyssey Waitomo Caves Extreme Adventure

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  • Get high underground on Waitomo’s extreme underground, high ropes caving adventure
  • Experience a range of different caving techniques to complete this journey that will seriously stretch your limits
  • Experience an underground zipline, swing and high ropes challenges whilst in the company of native New Zealand glowworms

Test yourself on the Black Odyssey as you twist and turn through the Ruakuri Cave's main network and hidden passageways. Conquer thrilling rock traverses and mind-blowing heights. Edge over crossings high above roaring streamways.

What's Included?

  • Expert guide
  • Safety equipment including overalls, helmet, light, boots and other technical equipment
  • Hot showers
  • Soup at the end of your tour

Put yourself to the test as you twist and turn through the main network and amongst hidden passageways in the Ruakuri Cave. Conquer thrilling rock traverses and mind-blowing heights as you edge over crossings above roaring stream ways. You’ll also spider-walk through ancient rift passages and take on technical rope work and flying foxes.

Activities will include: rope work, zip line, abseiling, ladder crossings, swings, climbs, caving all set amongst the stunning glow worm caves.

Session Length

  • Please allow five hours for this experience
  • Tours depart at 10am and 3pm
  • Additional tours may be available subject to demand


Participants must be 16 years of age or older, and under 120kgs. You will also need to pass a breathalyser and squeeze box test before starting the tour.


Water temperature will likely be 10-14 degrees celcius.


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

Numbers on the Day

There is a maximum of 6 people per tour.


This experience is subject to weather conditions.

Dress Code

Please wear an underlayer i.e. shorts, t-shirts and a pair of socks, and bring a towel.

This experience takes place at Waitomo, Waikato.