Guided cave tour and cafe, in a stunning limestone landscape only one and a half hours from Auckland. Great for a family day trip, group outings, business functions and meetings, serving fresh local food, great coffee roasted onsite and organic beer.

Nikau Cave is less than 90 minutes drive southwest of Auckland, has thousands of glowworms and amazing formations, but no crowds.

The 90 minute tour is personal and unhurried. Located on a working farm, the cave is 1km long with a stream running through it and is in its natural state. Most of the cave is open and spacious, except for a 12m length which must be crawled through.

We provide a helmet and flashlight. A moderate level of fitness is required and a change of clothes and shoes with good tread.

Surrounded by a river, the café is designed to showcase the stunning landscape. The seasonally inspired menu offers a range of fresh and locally produced dishes and drinks.

Bookings are essential for caving.

Facilities and Services

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$45-$50 (Adult)
(December 1 - May 1)
$22 (Child, 16 and under))

Availability

Business Hours
9 am - 5 pm, 7 days.
Months of Operation
All Year

Distances

Proximity To Airport
An hour and 15 minutes to Auckland Airport - a great option for your last day
Proximity To Town
Our nearest town is Tuakau, which is a 45 minute drive. There are no petrol stations nearby.

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