Bus tours to Waitomo from Auckland

AUCKLAND DEPARTING BUS TOURS

DAILY DEPARTING SIGHTSEEING TOURS TO WAITOMO AND ROTORUA

​​​​​​​ ​​​GreatSights New Zealand​​​ and Gray Line New Zealand both offer a range of full commentary sightseeing tours that depart daily from Auckland.

All tours include a complimentary pickup from inner city hotels and admission prices to listed Waitomo attractions are included.

Waitomo & Rotorua Experience: Auckland to Rotorua

This action-packed full day tour visits a number of leading attractions in the Waitomo and Rotorua regions.

Travel to Waitomo where you will enjoy a guided tour through the galleries of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Tour includes a boat ride through the glowworm grotto.

On arrival in Rotorua see New Zealand's agricultural industry in action with a sheep shearing display and sheep dog trials at the Agrodome, plus an organic farm tour. Then continue to Te Puia where you will see the mighty geysers and boiling mudpools for which this thermal area is famous. Following your guided tour of Te Puia, sit back and enjoy a Maori cultural performance. The tour concludes in Rotorua (hotel drop offs are available at no extra cost).

The tour includes morning snack and picnic lunch both served on board the coach.

Departs: 7:30 am, Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street
Returns: 4:59 pm, Tourism Rotorua, 1167 Fenton Street

 PRICES

​Waitomo & Rotorua Experience: Auckland to RotoruaPrice
Adults$289
Children (3-12 years) $144
 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Prices are subject to change without notice. Children less than 3 years are free of charge if not occupying a seat.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Day Tour: Auckland to Waitomo (return)

  • Full Day Tour
  • Auckland to Waitomo (return) - Ex Auckland
  • Operates Daily

Travel south from Auckland to Waitomo, through the rich farmland of the Waikato.

Enjoy a guided tour through the long galleries and lofty chambers of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Your tour continues with a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto, illuminated by thousands of tiny lights from the glowworms suspended from the cave ceiling.

Following your tour there is time for lunch (lunch available as a prebooked option). Return to Auckland by coach.

Departs: 7:30 am, Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street
Returns: 3:10 pm, Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street

PRICES

​Waitomo Glowworm Cave Day Tour: Auckland to AucklandPrice
Adults$236.00
Children (3-12 years) $118.00

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rangiriri - historic Maori Land Wars Battle Site
  • Ngaruawahia - home of the Maori King
  • Waikato River - New Zealand's longest river
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves

LUNCH OPTION

  • A Buffet Lunch option is available for $33
  • Tour includes a complimentary morning snack

Waitomo & Rotorua Experience: Auckland to Auckland

  • Full Day Tour
  • Ex Auckland
  • Operates Daily

This action-packed full day tour visits a number of leading attractions in the Waitomo and Rotorua regions.

Travel to Waitomo where you will enjoy a guided tour through the galleries of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Tour includes a boat ride through the glowworm grotto.

On arrival in Rotorua see New Zealand's agricultural industry in action with a sheep shearing display and sheep dog trials at the Agrodome, plus an organic farm tour. Then continue to Te Puia where you will see the mighty geysers and boiling mudpools for which this thermal area is famous. Following your guided tour of Te Puia, sit back and enjoy a Maori cultural performance. Return to Auckland in the late afternoon.

The tour includes morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack all served on board the coach.

Departs: 7:30 am, Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street
Returns: 8:10 pm, Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street

 

PRICE

​Waitomo Glowworm Cave Day Tour: Auckland to AucklandSpecial Price
Adults$315.00
Children (3-12 years)$157.00

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Prices are subject to change without notice. Children less than 3 years are free of charge if not occupying a seat.

Waitomo Glowworm Cave Day Tour: Auckland to Rotorua

  • Full Day Tour
  • Ex Auckland
  • Operates Daily

Travel south from Auckland through the rich farmland of the Waikato on to Waitomo.

Enjoy a guided tour through the long galleries and lofty chambers of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Your tour continues with a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto, illuminated by thousands of tiny lights from the glowworms suspended from the cave ceiling.

Continue to Rotorua by coach.

Departs: 7:30 am, Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street
Returns: 1:30 pm, Tourism Rotorua, 1167 Fenton Street

 

PRICES

Waitomo Glowworm Cave Day Tour: Auckland to RotoruaPrice
Adults$257.00
Children (3-12 years)$120.00

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rangiriri - historic Maori Land Wars Battle Site
  • Ngaruawahia - home of the Maori King 
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Fitzgerald Glade - a section of the highway where native bush grows right up to the roadside and the trees form a canopy over head

LUNCH OPTION

  • Please note there is no lunch stop on this tour
  • A Buffet Lunch option is available for $33
  • Tour includes a complimentary morning snack

 

Booking Conditions

  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Other Hotel pick-up and drop-off options are available on the booking page.
  • Children less than 3 years are free of charge if not occupying a seat.