Story: Caving

Going underground

Going underground

A pair of black-water rafters pose in an underground stream as they prepare themselves for floating through a subterranean stream in rubber inner tubes at Waitomo Caves. Black-water rafting began in Ruakuri Cave in Waitomo in 1987 and has proved popular with adventurous tourists.

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Carl Walrond, 'Caving - Caving tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Sep 2007