Abbey Caves, Whangarei

(4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
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. Using our international travel planner, Whangarei attractions like Abbey Caves can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is an unusual opportunity to go into caves on your own. Can be a bit risky if you slip on the rocks at the entrance but once you are past the entrance it's much easier going. Must have some sort ...  more »
  • Three caves, mn on your own to be discovered. The entrances are pitched to the right and also in the caves, you should have good shoes and a head lamp with. It also fireflies can be seen in the caves.
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  • In the liitle living Earth Lodge that was an incredible experience. Goods in all caves. Be sure to take towels, flashlights. Shorts due to water level in the cave and shoes that keep out moisture. (Do you get in this hostel for a few NZD)
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