Most Popular Combo

Glowworm Cave + Ruakuri Cave

​​​If you’re looking for a truly unforgettable glowworm experience, then our most popular combo is for you! Go with the glow and visit both the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, as well as enchanting Ruakuri Cave. Discover thousands of illuminating glowworms as you explore these glittering underground worlds on two walking tours. Glide silently by boat through the Glowworm Grotto in the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, then get up-close and personal for a photo opportunity with these magical creatures in Ruakuri Cave – New Zealand’s longest underground walking tour. ​

Waitomo Glowworm Caves: Allow 45 minutes
Ruakuri Cave: Allow 2 hours

Ruakuri Cave tour times must be pre-booked, however, tours run every half hour through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves during opening hours.

​Most Popular ComboRegular PriceCombo Price
Adults$122​$89
Children​$51​$33
Family Pass(2 adults/2 children*)$300$192​

Booking Conditions

  • Valid from 1st October 2016 - 30th September 2018.
  • *Family pass is 2 adults and 2 children, with extra child available to add to family pass
  • Child prices are for 4-14 years old inclusive (proof may be required). Children under 4 years of age are free.
  • Theatre is included with all cave tickets shown above.
  • Discount is not valid with any other promotion.
  • Saving is on individual cave prices versus combo prices.
  • Prices and tour times are subject to change without notice.
  • Tours are subject to availability and weather conditions.
  • A complementary shuttle bus runs, however due to limited capacity during peak season may require some customers to self-drive to the cave entrance, 5km from ou r visitor centre.
  • "3 of the Best" Triple Cave Combo includes guided tours of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Aranui Cave and Ruakuri Cave.
  • Child age is 4-14 years inclusive. Children under 4 are free.
  • No smoking, food, drink or litter are permitted inside the caves.
  • Photography and video are not permitted inside the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, but is allowed in the Ruakuri Cave and Aranui Cave.
  • Management reserve the right to refuse entry to the caves.

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Departure Times

Enquire at booking. 2 hours 45 minutes

Pricing Regular Price
Adult ticket$91
Child ticket$34
Family ticket$197
Extra Child ticket$20