[30% off] Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour
- One of New Zealand's best natural attractions
- Marvel at thousands of magical glowworms
- Discover caves that are 30 million years old
- Take the magical boat ride through the caves as you glide silently through the starry wonderland of the Glowworm Grotto
- Explore two levels, the upper being dry and showcasing the amazing cave formations and the lower consiting of stream passages and the illuminating glowworms
- Visit the cathedral which is the tallest chamber in the caves
- Your guide will bring the caves to life as they explain the history, formations and the Maori legends of the cave
Having been extremely well protected, the Waitomo Caves are as awe-inspiring as they were when they were first formed. Head back over 100 years in time and experience the Waitomo Caves like Maori Chief Tane Tinorau and English surveyor Fred Mace did when they first discovered the magical light illuminated by the glowworms. Look up at the stalactites shining from dew, and the dots of light covering the roof of the cave and reflected in the grotto. Listen to your guide, some who are descendants of the original owners of the caves, as they share stories and legends of the caves passed down in Maori culture. Discover Waitomo in this tour and experience an exciting adventure like no other as you plunge into the darkness of caves and into a place of natural magic.
Q: Can I cancel the booking or request any amendment?
A: Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 48 hour(s) before the selected activity date.
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Q: Must I arrive on the specific time?
A: Yes, guests are required to arrive on time because the voucher is only valid on the specified date and time.
Q: What is Waitomo Caves?
A: Translated as water (Wai) and hole (tomo), the Waitomo Caves feature hundreds of caves, sinkholes, and underground rivers. ? Three (3) of the most popular ones include the Ruakuri Cave, Aranui Cave, and the famous Glow worm Caves
Q: Why discover Waitomo Caves?
A: It is one of the must-visit natural attractions in the North Island of New Zealand where you can spot the famous glow worms or bioluminescent larvae and experience black water rafting
Q: How were the Waitomo Caves formed?
A: It is made up of limestone formation that was formed 30 million years ago when Waitomo was still under the sea
Q: What to do in Waitomo Caves?
A: There are several Waitomo Caves activities you can enjoy. You can discover Waitomo's history by touring around the Glowworm caves, Aranui cave, and Ruakuri cave to know their history via a boat ride or walking trails or you can try the black water rafting in Black Labyrinth and Black Abyss
Q: Where are the Waitomo Glowworm Caves located?
A: It is located at 39 Waitomo Village Road in Otorohanga 3943, New Zealand
Q: What to wear when you visit the Waitomo Glowworm Caves?
A: You can simply wear comfortable shoes and a warm jacket
Q: When is the best time to visit the Waitomo Glowworm Caves?
A: The best time to visit the caves is during the summer (between November and April) when the weather is warm and humid
Q: Why do glowworms glow?
A: One interesting Waitomo Glowworm Caves fact is that the bioluminescent light is produced by the reaction of the secreted chemical from the glowworms and oxygen in the air. Glow worms emit the blue/green light toward the sticky thread of their snare to attract their prey
Q: How far is Waitomo Caves from Auckland?
A: Waitomo Caves is 160 km away from Auckland. It takes approximately 2 and a half hours of travel by car