Black Labyrinth Tour

The Black Labyrinth Tour is a popular option offered by The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. takes approximately three hours with one hour underground and involves a combination of walking and floating on an inner tube through a unique underground river system at Waitomo Caves. As you prepare for your adventure your professional guide will ensure you are properly equipped and teach you some fun techniques before you climb down into nature's underground network for an enjoyable cave tubing experience of a lifetime.

Work your way through tight squeezes, take leaps of faith over cascading underground waterfalls and float serenely down river as you enjoy the glowworm show on the vaulted limestone galleries above your head. Your journey concludes when you emerge into the sunlight of the Waitomo forest.

Black Labyrinth is Waitomo's original and amazing underground cave tubing experience that is known and talked about all around the world. Experience this incredible adventure on your next New Zealand holiday.


  • Caving and walking
  • Cave tubing (black water rafting)
  • Glow worms
  • A small waterfall jump


  • Black Water Rafting
  • Entry to Waitomo Caves Museum
  • Use of equipment such as tubes, wetsuits, boots, and helmets
  • Hot shower
  • Hot soup & bagel


Departs: 9.00am, 10.30am, 12noon, 1.30pm and 3.00pm, times subject to tour numbers and river conditions from Waitomo Caves
Departs from: Black Water Headquarters
Duration: 3 hours

Additional Info

Children: Aged 0-11 years are not permitted. Children aged 12 years and over are at adult rate
Requirements: Moderate level of fitness. You will need to bring swimwear, a towel and must be at least 45kg in weight.
Operated By: Legendary Black Water Rafting Co