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Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Aranui Cave Guided Combo Tour

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Discover the subterranean wonders of the Waitomo Glowworm and Aranui Caves. Marvel at intricate rock formations and be captivated by the sight of thousands of glowworms as they illuminate the cave.

  • waitomo aranui cave (7)
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
  • waitomo aranui cave (7)
  • waitomo aranui cave (7)
  • waitomo aranui cave (7)
  • waitomo aranui cave (7)
Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Aranui Cave

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

This world-famous cave is one of New Zealand's most sought after destinations. It offers a unique experience which attracts tourists from all over the world. Discover the rich history and the cave's cultural significance from the informative commentary of your guide.

Waitomo Grotto Boat Ride

Head deeper into the cave by boat as you make your way to its famed grotto. Upon reaching your destination you will be greeted by a surreal sight. Gaze upon thousands of glowworms as they shed light from the cave's ceiling, turning it into an underground version of a starry night sky.

Aranui Cave

Visit Aranui cave, the smallest among Waitomo's three main caves. Its impressive collection of stalactites, stalagmites and fascinating rock formations will keep your eyes glued to the cave walls. Keep an eye out for the prehistoric insects inhabiting the cave called wetas.
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 51.63
USD 51.63
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 23.10
USD 23.10
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
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Child (Age 4-14)
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fromUSD 23.10
Infant (Age 0-3)
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free
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: General admission (all attractions included) / English-speaking guide / Waitomo 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.
Location, direction and description
Alternative Meeting Point:
The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.

Please check in 30 minutes before the scheduled tour time.
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. (from Labour Weekend to Easter Monday)

Duration: Approximately 45 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 is prohibited inside the Waitomo Glowworm Caves but it is allowed in Aranui Cave.
    • Smoking, bringing of food, drinks or pets are not permitted inside the caves.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
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 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.
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Language English
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Availability Daily
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Aranui Cave Guided Combo Tour