Ngarua Caves, Motueka

4.8
#1 of 11 in Nature in Nelson-Tasman Region
Marvel at the variety of stalagmites and stalactites in Ngarua Caves, a cave system with easy access and well-lit walkways. Learn about the extinct moa (an endemic flightless bird) and even spot some of their bones left behind. Guided tours are offered regularly in the summer, but during winter, advanced reservation is required. When you've finished exploring, relax at the onsite cafe and admire the views of Tasman Bay. Local crafts in the gift shop make great souvenirs. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Motueka fast, fun, and easy.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Great experience, never thought under the ground is this stalactite, out of our expectations, kids enjoy it so do we. Only $20 adults, $8 kids.  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    We stopped here to view the caves, with a very interesting and knowledgable guide. This cave was quite unique and majestic. Our guide sang Hallelujah to show us the acoustic sounds of the cave she was...  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    excellent guiding in the caves - not boring at all. Surprising for that there is not a lot of ads but I think this is a gem on the Takaka hill.  more »
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  • June 18, 2017
    Loved it, my partner and i went there on the way back to blenheim and we really enjoyed ourselves
  • July 25, 2017
    A must do visit. Family fun
  • April 30, 2017
    Most amazing place we have in own back yard
  • January 2, 2017
    Great cave tours that go every half hour in the tourist season!
  • December 5, 2016
    Original Fossil Moa bones, Nz' s largest bird the size of an ostrich!

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