Abbey Caves, Whangarei

4.1
#7 of 14 in Parks in Whangarei
Journey underground at Abbey Caves, an adventurous caving experience with three undeveloped cave systems. Visitors should have at least a moderate fitness level for scrambling over slippery rocks and climbing through small holes. People brave enough to explore the cave are rewarded with amazing sights: dramatic rock formations, stalactites, eels, and glowworms. Be sure to wear closed footwear with good tread and bring a flashlight or headlamp and change of clothes. Arrange your visit to Abbey Caves and discover more family-friendly attractions in Whangarei using our Whangarei day trip planner.
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  • Was a great afternoon exploring, we found middle cave the easiest with younger kids 5,7 and 11 spent quite a while venturing in and seeing the glow worms a first for the kids, 1st and 2rd caves we dec...  more »
  • The Abbey Caves actually consist of 3 undeveloped limestone caves in that area. I only went to the entrance of the Organ Cave. I did not go in as I was not equipped. You would need a torch and be prep...  more »
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