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Ngarua Caves

Address:
Main Road, Takaha Hills, SH 60, Motueka, New Zealand - View on map

The beautiful Ngarua Caves are 300 metres of an extensive variety of Stalactites and Stalagmites and an excellent display of the extinct Moa. Situated on the Marble Mountain 1/2 hour drive from Motueka. Experience the caves and take in the spectacular views of Tasman Bay and the surrounding Karst landscape. The user friendly access to view the caves is suitable for all ages. Open daily thoughout the summer. Guided tours hourly from 10am-4pm Espresso Bar and refreshment available.

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Phone:
+64 3 527 8204

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