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Wellington Caving Group


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These an indicative costs to get to and from a caving area's accommodation. There may be additional transport costs to get to and from the caves, and for general transport during the trip, especially if this is off road.

Wellington toReturn kmVehicle $Time
Makuri (PT17)460 $1504:30
Pohangina390 $1304:00
Okupata700 $2405:00
Te Reinga970 $320
Picton to  
Takaka Hill420[7]$1403:15
Te Anau2,000[9]$65013:00
Nelson airport to  
Takaka hill140[10]$501:15
Add for local travel  
weekend60 $20 

Distance and costing are for return journey starting and ending at Wellington Railway Station. Costs are total costs regardless of the number of passengers.
For example a car with 4 people (including driver) going to Makuri might have each passenger contribute $37.50 to the driver towards fuel and running costs.

These were orginally based on suggested TTC's trip transport calculations for indicative costs that could be shared.
They are based on a calculation of 33¢ per kilometre, rounded up to the nearest $10. They do not include additional distances to collect and drop off passengers at the start and end of a trip, or travel from accommodation to caves and back.