Abbey Caves, Whangarei

4.1
#7 of 12 in Parks in Whangarei
Journey underground at Abbey Caves, an adventurous caving experience with three undeveloped cave systems. Visitors should have at least a moderate fitness level for scrambling over slippery rocks and climbing through small holes. People brave enough to explore the cave are rewarded with amazing sights: dramatic rock formations, stalactites, eels, and glowworms. Be sure to wear closed footwear with good tread and bring a flashlight or headlamp and change of clothes. Arrange your visit to Abbey Caves and discover more family-friendly attractions in Whangarei using our Whangarei day trip planner.
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  • This was so amazing. We only went into the first cave 'Organ Cave' as that's all we had time for. We walked about 100m in with no end in sight. We had to walk through flowing cold water which at some ...  more »
  • It's a nice walk but not one that has the amazing water views compared with the rest of the area - it's a bush walk on an old homestead. The caves are quite amazing, we found that the third cave was e...  more »
  • We’ve been meaning to go here for years but I’m glad we waited until our youngest is 10. Beautiful caves, and lots of glow worms, eels and freshwater crayfish (koura). Wear good shoes and and head lam...  more »
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