black water rafting


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black water rafting

An extreme sport in which participants float on inner tubes and traverse underground rivers in networks of caves and go over small falls. Most wear wetsuits to protect against the extremely cold water temperatures and head lamps to see.
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The excursion with the Legendary Black Water Rafting Company on day two of our whistle-stop tour of the country made famous by the Lord Of The Rings films was a perfect taster of things to come.
Tailor Made Travel, the tour operator specialising in holidays to Australia, New Zealand and Canada, is offering a number of unique tours to New Zealand including a 13-day adventure which gives you the opportunity to sample a number of adrenaline-pumping pursuits, such as bungee jumping and black water rafting, as well as seeing most of what the country has to offer.
In Waitomo we try our hand at black water rafting, which involves abseiling 35m into a cave, jumping into an underground river and climbing through waterfalls.