Nikau Cave

Nikau Cave


8 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

5 Caving

2 Tuakau

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North IslandWaikatoTuakau


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Jonas Gorb


Ranking: 9/10

Guided tour through Nikau Cave was exciting. We were a group of 4 plus 1 guide. We witnessed eels and glowworms in between stalagtites and stalagmites. Perfect!!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Flo and Frieda


Ranking: 10/10

The guide Phillip was great, he did just a tour for both of us, it isn't really touristic and the price was fair. Beautiful bushwalk next to the cave which was recommended to us by Phillip's wife.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Helen S

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

This is an awesome experience. Great guides, felt very safe with them. Its real caving, at its best, suitable for range of people, and now they have an awesome café, great food and in such a beautiful setting.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in January 2013

bobndi's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Yet again an awesome caving experience led by Phillip. This was probably the 6th time we've been to Nikau Caves and we see something amazing everytime we go. Definately a 'must-do' of the Waikato region, we love the fact it's not commercialised like some of the other caves it's a 'real' experience and a very cool day out for overseas visitors. Bob & Di Morris, Onewhero

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Thierry Meylan


Ranking: 10/10

Private and not commercial, nice people and place.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Rebecca Stones


Ranking: 9/10

Awesome family run business, interesting caving with friendly guide. Great value for money, small groups, not commercial and excellent cafe.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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erin jacques

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Go on a sunny day to make the most of the drive into the waikato farm country. Our guide Phillip was a great old bugger with a very dry humour. He was asleep when we arrived cos he'd been shearing sheep. So we had coffee at the cafe, lovely rustic place that has art as well. You can wander aroung the grounds. Four of us went , getting through the squeeze was challenging, you will get wet. awesome cave. Great "untouristy" adventure.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago and experienced in December 2009

Childers's avatar


United States

Ranking: 10/10

The caves, and especially the cafe for a clean up and a coffee, are a gem!

Reviewed almost 13 years ago