Waipu Caves Spelunking is a 0.3 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand that features a cave and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking and nature trips.

Distance: 0.3 km Elevation Gain: 4 m Route Type: Out & Back

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Just off Waipu Caves Road is a gravel lot with the entrance to the Waipu Caves about a hundred feet in. The cave itself is a muddy stream. Having a pair of tabis or water shoes would be ideal, plus headlamps. Towards the middle section, there are many glow worms, but if you traverse to the farthest back of the cave there are more. The area was a great example of karst and limestone.

6 months ago

My favorite firefly cave. Provide shoes to go in the water, two torches, shorts. Go back and walk in the water. Go 100m or more. Turn off. It's magic. Free and safe.

7 months ago

8 months ago

We went on track first and then did the caves great day

3 months ago

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