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Waitomo Caves Experience

​​Waitomo Caves is one of the must-see natural attractions in the North Island of New Zealand. There’s so much to do! Above ground attractions combine with underground attractions to create Two Landscapes and Twice the Fun! Fresh air, rolling green fields and untouched native forest await, but the real attractions lie out of sight, in the huge cave system.

DURATION

Full Day

LOCATION

Auckland City &

Waitomo

TOUR TYPE

Scenic Tours

Unique Experience

PRICE FROM

NZ $239

Per Person

Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves
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Tour Summary

​​Waitomo Caves is one of the must-see natural attractions in the North Island of New Zealand. There’s so much to do! Above ground attractions combine with underground attractions to create Two Landscapes and Twice the Fun! Fresh air, rolling green fields and untouched native forest await, but the real attractions lie out of sight, in the huge cave system.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience top  best North Island destinations in one day on an all-encompassing tour

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

  • Be captivated by the thousands of magical glow-worms as you glide silently by boat in the world-famous Waitomo Glow-worm Caves

  • 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

  • Witness the history created over thousands of years. 

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

  • Discover Waitomo’s longest underground guided walking tour as you explore Ruakuri Cave

  • Leave you open-mouthed, awe-struck and humbled by the sheer majesty of nature

  • Marvel at unique rock formations, subterranean rivers, and thousands of glow-worms

  • Go deeper into the story as you descend the dramatic spiral entrance

  • Discover the stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones and decorative formations of Aranui Caves

  • Marvel at the softly folding shawl-like limestone formations

  • The delicate formations create a place for quiet contemplation and a time to reflect on the wonders of nature

  • Encounter the Cave Wetas insects that are unique to New Zealand

  • Be amazed by the spectacular scenery en route and listen to engaging commentary from your guide

Tour Inclusion

  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board

  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour

  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus

  • Admission to fully guided 45 minutes experience Waitomo Glow Worm Cave

  • Boat ride on an underground stream through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

  • Admission to fully guided 75 minutes experience Waitomo Ruakuri Cave

  • Admission to fully guided 75 minutes experience Waitomo Aranui Cave

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