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11/2016

Award-winning photographer Shaun Jeffers to showcase stunning shots of Waitomo at Waitomo Homestead this December - FREE EVENT!

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 30 Nov 2016

​Come help us clebrate the anniversary of "Waitomo Homestead" café and venue this December with a free pop up exhibition of award winning photographer, Shaun Jeffers’, work.

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06/2016

From the Mountains to the Caves

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 17 Jun 2016

​Here’s a few fun reasons why heading underground in Waitomo before heading up the ski lifts needs to be on your must-do list this winter. Season pass holders for Mt Ruapehu read on - now is the perfect time to visit!

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Tags: caves, mountain, ski, winter, deal, special
caves, mountain, ski, winter, deal, special
11/2016

FAMILY HOLIDAY FACEBOOK COMPETITION

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 06 Nov 2016

​Win a family trip in a Campervan to the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. A lucky family of four will win a 4 night holiday in a Britz Campervan​, Auckland return, and a family pass to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Ruakuri Cave and Aranui Cave in Waitomo.​

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Tags: competition, holiday, win, britz
competition, holiday, win, britz
10/2016

Experience the Wonder of Waitomo

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 06 Oct 2016

Waitomo is a spiritual place, with ancient limestone caves scattered throughout the area, magical underground rivers and enchanting native New Zealand forest. Take the opportunity to connect with nature, breath in the fresh Waikato air and expand your mind. There is no other place quite like Waitomo.

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Tags: Waitomo, Waitomo Caves, Activities, Walks, Food, Restaurants
Waitomo, Waitomo Caves, Activities, Walks, Food, Restaurants
12/2016

Meet Carl: Waitomo's Environmental Officer

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 05 Dec 2016

​Through hard work and dedication this man truly makes Waitomo the unforgettable destination that it is today. Without Carl Fischer, Waitomo's Environmental Officer our glowworms would not be as healthy, our rivers as clean and our environment so special.​​

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Tags: waitomo caves, environment, sustainability, carl, glowworms, health
waitomo caves, environment, sustainability, carl, glowworms, health
05/2016

COLOURING COMEPETITON WINNER IS ANNOUNCED!

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 05 May 2016

​​​​​We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our Gordon the Glowworm Colouring Competition and helped make it a success! We had some incredible entries and everyone who entered really worked hard to make their Gordon the Glowworm really stand out from the rest.​

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Tags: COLOURING, colouring competition, waitomo caves, winner
COLOURING, colouring competition, waitomo caves, winner
11/2016

School Holidays Colouring Competition!

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 04 Nov 2016

Enter Gordon the Glowworm's colouring competition and you could WIN a family campervan holiday to Waitomo – including a Britz campervans  for you & your family to explore for the weekend, along with a family pass to all of my caves!* 

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Tags: school holidays, colouring competition, win, competition, gordon the glowworm
school holidays, colouring competition, win, competition, gordon the glowworm
10/2015

Hiking in New Zealand: A list of long Waitomo walks

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 27 Oct 2015

Hiking in New Zealand is a must whilst you’re visiting. Aside from black water rafting the glowworm caves, Waitomo offers a huge number of walks, from short ones to long hikes​

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Tags: Waitomo, Hikes, Walking
Waitomo, Hikes, Walking
10/2015

From Marokopa Falls to Kawhia Hot Water Beach: seaside towns near Waitomo

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 14 Oct 2015

​If you're looking for a break from action-packed Waitomo, head to a nearby beach town and enjoy the activities on offer in Kiritehere, Kawhia and Marokopa​

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03/2015

Cookies in the cave?

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 23 Mar 2015

​Try out our world-famous Cave Cookie recipe, the perfect treat whether you're above or below ground

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Tags: Recipe, Black Water Rafting
Recipe, Black Water Rafting
02/2015

Middle Earth North Island Travel Guide

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 15 Feb 2015

​​​The travel guide about special sights on your trip through the Middle Earth on New Zealand's north island. p>

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Tags: middle earth trilogy, hobbiton, Te Puia, North Island, travel guide, waitomo
middle earth trilogy, hobbiton, Te Puia, North Island, travel guide, waitomo
06/2015

Top 3 Waitomo Short Walks

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 02 Jun 2015

​Heading to visit our caves and wondering what else to do while you’re in the area? While Waitomo is a relatively small settlement, it definitely doesn’t lack for beautiful walks and natural scenery.

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Tags: Walks; Waitomo; Ruakuri
Walks; Waitomo; Ruakuri
06/2012

Black Water Rafting Story

Posted by: Waitomo Crew on 18 Jun 2012Black Water Rafting story

​Waitomo's Black Labyrinth by Amelia Norman

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Tags: black water rafting; caving; adventure;
black water rafting; caving; adventure;

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