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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Experience

Experience the moment of magic on a luxurious private tour from Auckland to Waitomo and marvel at thousands of glow worms located beneath the rolling green countryside of the Waikato, one of New Zealand’s prime farming regions. The subterranean cave system is most unforgettable sightseeing experience as you walk through majestic caverns, exploring limestone shafts, marvelling at the stalactites and stalagmites and ride a boat beneath thousands of tiny glow-worms inhabit the cave and put on a mesmerising light display likened to the twinkling night sky. This delightful and awe-inspiring experience includes a café style lunch before returning to Auckland.

Duration

Full Day

Location

Auckland & Waitomo

Tour Type

Scenic Tours

Private Tour

Price From

NZ $399

Per Person

Tour Summary

Experience the moment of magic on a luxurious private tour from Auckland to Waitomo and marvel at thousands of glow worms located beneath the rolling green countryside of the Waikato, one of New Zealand’s prime farming regions. The subterranean cave system is most unforgettable sightseeing experience as you walk through majestic caverns, exploring limestone shafts, marvelling at the stalactites and stalagmites and ride a boat beneath thousands of tiny glow-worms inhabit the cave and put on a mesmerising light display likened to the twinkling night sky. This delightful and awe-inspiring experience includes a café style lunch before returning to Auckland.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience one of the best North Island destinations in one day on an all-encompassing tour.

  • Marvel at awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites during the tour of the iconic Glow-worm Caves.

  • Be captivated by the thousands of magical glow-worms as you glide silently by boat.

  • Stare up at thousands of glowing glow-worms above you.

  • Walk through the Cathedral Cave and experience the amazing acoustics. 

  • Immerse yourself in geology and history of the Waitomo caves with the help of a tour guide.

  • Unrivalled boat ride through the spectacular Glowworm Grotto, adjust to the dark, the walls and roof sparkle with the lights of glowworm larvae.

  • Witness the history created over thousands of years.  

  • See more glow-worms than you could ever imagine all lighting up above your head!

Journey Inclusions

  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland.

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland.

  • Complimentary refreshments and water onboard.

  • Complimentary high-speed internet onboard the minibus.

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey.

  • Luxurious temperature-controlled private transportation in a minibus.

  • Exclusive immersive activities and interaction with local communities.

  • Built-in leisure time, to explore destinations as you wish.

Tour Inclusions

  • Admission to 45 minutes guided experience at Waitomo Glow Worm Cave.

  • Boat ride on an underground stream through the Waitomo Glowworm Cave.

  • Café style lunch at the Waitomo Homestead.

Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Caves
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Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Caves

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Black Water Rafting

Black Water Rafting

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