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Waitomo Caves Triple Combo Tour- Waitomo Glowworm, Ruakuri and Aranui Caves

Waitomo Ruakuri Cave (7)

Ruakuri Cave

Visit 3 of Waitomo's most famous caves in a day. Explore Ruakuri's subterranean wonders, marvel at the dazzling lights of glowworms at Waitomo Caves and admire Aranui's distinct limestone formations.

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Triple Cave Tour Combo

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Follow your guide as you explore the wonders of this world famous attraction. Visit the Cathedral, an enclosed space within the cave where famous local singers have performed. Hop on a boat to the grotto and gaze upon thousands of glowworms as they illuminate the cave's pitch black interior.

Ruakuri Cave

The largest among Waitomo's 3 cave systems, Ruakuri boasts a healthy population of glowworms as well as a collection of cave formations. Head down its spiral entrance and be greeted by its impressive limestone deposits. See glowworms up close as you hear the subtle rush of water from the underground waterfall.

Aranui Cave

Despite being the smallest among the caves, Aranui offers some of the most eye-catching rock formations. Marvel at its impressive collection of beautiful stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones. Get the chance to see cave wetas, prehistoric insects which are endemic to certain parts of the country.
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 70.80
USD 70.80
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 32.57
USD 32.57
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 70.80
USD 70.80
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 32.57
USD 32.57
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: General admission (all attractions included) / English-speaking guide / Glowworm cave boat ride / 15-minute wilderness trek
Package detail / Schedule
Location, direction and description
Location, direction and description
Meeting Point:
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Center

Please check in 30 minutes before the scheduled tour time of each tour.
Location, direction and description
Alternative Meeting Point:
The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.

Please check in 30 minutes before the scheduled tour time of each tour.
Location, direction and description
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Departure Times:

Daily between 09:30 - 17:00 with departures every 30 minutes
Daily between 09:00 - 17:30 with departures every 30 minutes. (Labour Weekend to Easter Monday)

Duration: Approximately 45 minutes

Ruakuri Cave Departure Times:

Daily at 09:00, 10:00, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 and 15:30

Duration: Approximately 120 minutes

Aranui Cave Departure Times:

Daily between 09:30 to 16:30 with departures every 30 minutes from October to February

Daily between 10:00 to 14:00 and 15:30 with departures every hour from March to September

Duration: Approximately 45 minutes

Please select preferred departure times upon booking. Each cave tour must be scheduled at least 30 minutes apart from each other.
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Photography and video recording are not permitted inside the Waitomo Glowworm Caves but is allowed in Aranui and Ruakuri Caves. Management reserves the right to refuse entry to the caves.
    • Smoking, bringing of food, drinks or pets are not permitted inside the caves.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Proof of age for children between ages 4 and 14 years old.
    • Walking shoes
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please check in 30 minutes before the scheduled tour time of each tour.
Additional Note(s)
    • Preferred time for each cave tour must be booked and must be scheduled at least 30 minutes apart from each other.
    • A complimentary shuttle bus runs, however due to limited capacity during peak season may require some customers to self-drive to the cave entrance, 5 kilometers from the visitor center.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of NZD 20.00.
  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 70.80
USD 70.80

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Waitomo Caves Triple Combo Tour- Waitomo Glowworm, Ruakuri and Aranui Caves