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Waitomo Glowworm, Ruakuri, Aranui Triple Caves Experience

Discover the magic of the Waitomo caves on this private luxury day tour known for their unique natural rock formations and glittering glowworms. With this combo tour, visit three caves in one day with a round trip sightseeing tour from Auckland included. Set sail along an underground river to admire the glowworms of Waitomo Cave, enjoy a guided walking tour of Ruakuri Cave, and marvel at stalactites and stalagmites during a guided visit to Aranui Caves. This epic delightful and awe-inspiring experience includes a delicious BBQ buffet lunch before we finish the trip.

Duration

Full Day

Location

Auckland & Waitomo

Tour Type

Scenic Tours

Private Tour

Price From

NZ $699

Per Person

Tour Summary

Discover the magic of the Waitomo caves on this private luxury day tour known for their unique natural rock formations and glittering glowworms. With this combo tour, visit three caves in one day with a round trip sightseeing tour from Auckland included. Set sail along an underground river to admire the glowworms of Waitomo Cave, enjoy a guided walking tour of Ruakuri Cave, and marvel at stalactites and stalagmites during a guided visit to Aranui Caves. This epic delightful and awe-inspiring experience includes a delicious BBQ buffet lunch before we finish the trip.

Tour Highlights

  • Marvel at awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites during the tour of the iconic Glowworm 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. 

  • Witness the history created over thousands of years.  

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

  • 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

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

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.

  • Admission to 90 minutes guided experience at Waitomo Ruakuri Cave.

  • Admission to 45 minutes guided experience Waitomo Aranui Cave.

  • BBQ buffet style lunch at Waitomo Homestead.