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Waitomo Glowworm & Ruakuri Twin Caves Experience

Take a trip through the magical underground world of sparkling glowworms and fascinating caverns with a private day tour from Auckland to Waitomo Caves. Visiting the Waitomo Glowworm Caves is a must-do experience, with the Arachnocampa Luminosa species of glowworm only found in New Zealand. Get the most out of your visit with a package to explore more than just one unforgettable cave in Waitomo. The Most popular combo combines the famous Waitomo glowworm cave with a walking tour of the Ruakuri Cave for the ultimate Waitomo experience including 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 $599

Per Person

Tour Summary

Take a trip through the magical underground world of sparkling glowworms and fascinating caverns with a private day tour from Auckland to Waitomo Caves. Visiting the Waitomo Glowworm Caves is a must-do experience, with the Arachnocampa Luminosa species of glowworm only found in New Zealand. Get the most out of your visit with a package to explore more than just one unforgettable cave in Waitomo. The Most popular combo combines the famous Waitomo glowworm cave with a walking tour of the Ruakuri Cave for the ultimate Waitomo experience including 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 Glow-worm Caves.

  • Be captivated by 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.  

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

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

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.

  • BBQ buffet style lunch at 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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