Be amazed by the thousands of magical glowworms above as you glide gently by boat through the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves.
For spectacular limestone formations and an intimate, up close glowworm experience Ruakuri Cave is accessible through an innovative spiral entrance.
The world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a New Zealand must see and have been enthralling visitors since 1889.
In Aranui Cave you will see the most delicate limestone formations of pink, white and brown. Get off the beatentrack and up close to nature.
Glide silently under thousands of glowworms by boat in the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Enter Ruakuri Cave through the spectacular spiral staircase. Explore the corridors with crystal tapestries and hear the thunder of the subterranean waterfalls. Take a journey through the magnificent stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones in Aranui Cave.
Create your own everlasting memory of the Waitomo region with an itinerary that takes in an eclectic mix of everything this remarkable destination has to offer.
Combine two or three of these unique caves to really get the most out of your Waitomo adventure. The most popular combo combines the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Ruakuri Cave, or for those with more time, the Triple Cave Combo has three of the best caves in New Zealand.
Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a must see in New Zealand. Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history.
Experience the spectacular spiral entrance to Ruakuri Cave. Marvel at the incredible limestone formations and crystal tapestries in an intimate group. See the glow worms up close in this engaging experience.
Take a journey through the forest to magnificent Aranui Cave. Take pictures of the prehistoric limestone formations. These stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones come in pink, white and brown colours.
Why not "Make a booking" and use our itinerary planner to plan and book your own Waitomo holiday. You can select and pre-book your own activity and accommodation options to suit your travel plans.
More than 30 million years ago, the legend of Waitomo Caves began with the creation of limestone at the bottom of the ocean. Now these limestone formations stand as one of New Zealand's most inspiring natural wonders and a must-see destination.
The Waitomo region is home to unforgettable sightseeing attractions. Discover magical glowworms by boat in the world famous
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Combine your experience with
; see glowworms up close and descend a spectacular spiral entrance. In Aranui Cave
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