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Key information

  • 15 minutes one-way from the Summit Track and 1 hour 45 minutes one way from Rangitoto wharf.  

  • Located 200 metres from Rangitoto Summit. 

  • Largest cave is approximately 50 metres deep.

  • Moderate difficulty level. 

  • Not accessible for pushchairs or wheelchairs.

Tour price

The Rangitoto lava caves are free to visit, pricing is for a return ferry ticket.

Adult return $53

Child return $25

Child is 5-15 years inclusive.

Infant return $0

Under 5s travel for free.

Family return $114

Family consists of two adults and two children.

As you near the top of Rangitoto Island don’t forget to take a short detour and explore the magical lava caves, which were formed by flowing lava hollowing out a tunnel around 600 years ago. Located only 15 minutes off the Summit Track, the lava caves are a unique experience not to be missed. Simply follow the signposts and make sure not to forget a torch!

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