Rawhiti Cave, Takaka (A9)

Rawhiti Cave in Takaka, Golden Bay, New Zealand.

GoogEarth GPS: -40.884872° 172.866772°

Rawhiti Cave access overview 2

Rawhiti Cave access overview 2

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Rawhiti Cave access overview 1

Rawhiti Cave access overview 1

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Jungly entrance to Rawhiti Cave.

Jungly entrance to Rawhiti Cave.

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The sunlight/moss bent stalactites at the mouth of Rawhiti Cave.

The sunlight/moss bent stalactites at the mouth of Rawhiti Cave.

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Rawhiti stalactites

Rawhiti entrance stalactites

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Looking down into Rawhiti Cave and the new (2012) view platform.  Thanks Doc!

Looking down into Rawhiti Cave and the new (2012) view platform. Thanks Doc!

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Rawhiti Cave's new (2012) view platform

Rawhiti Cave’s new (2012) view platform

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Looking up out of Rawhiti Cave.

Looking up out of Rawhiti Cave.

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Rawhiti cave stalactites

Rawhiti cave stalactites

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Rawhiti's giant stalagmites, seen before DoC erected the newish view platform with new restrictions.

Rawhiti’s giant stalagmites, seen before DoC erected the newish view platform with new restrictions.

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Stalactites galore inside Rawhiti Cave.

Stalactites galore inside Rawhiti Cave.

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The million-stalactite wall of Rawhiti Cave.

The million-stalactite wall of Rawhiti Cave.

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Track along the oft-dry creek, heading to Rawhiti Cave.

Track along the oft-dry creek, heading to Rawhiti Cave.

 

 

The million-stalactite wall of Rawhiti Cave.

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