Events and Conferences in Waitomo


Set amongst native New Zealand bush in the heart of the North Island, the iconic Waitomo Glowworm Caves are the ideal location for all your business and event needs. Specialising in corporate meetings, events, team building exercises and incentive experiences – Waitomo is the perfect destination for a successful and memorable event​.​

Business Events at Waitomo Glow Worm Caves  
Conferences at Waitomo Glow Worm Caves


The Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Centre and our newest venue, the Waitomo Homestead, provide a range of unique spaces available for meetings and events.

​Mezzanine Conference Space

This open space under the iconic roof canopy can seat up to 80 people and is perfect for a break-out area. The space can be tailored for your meeting or event needs with its high ceiling and open space. This area can also be utilised for evening events and has a beautiful view looking out at the architecture of the Visitor Centre. Please note, that although we can provide outdoor heaters, this space is not enclosed and it may be cooler in winter. 

Aranui Room

The Aranui Room can cater to a variety of seating styles for up to 16 people within an enclosed, private space. Our all-inclusive Day Delegate Package (available when booking your event) includes: pens/pads, whiteboard, flip chart, data projector, room hire, morning tea, working lunch, afternoon tea, mints and a polycom phone. Perfect for a morning conference before venturing into the Waitomo Glowworm Caves for some team building activities in the afternoon. 

Evening Events 

We have two stunning locations in Waitomo available for evening events and functions. Both serve up delicious catering and offer a different unique experience, depending on your event. The Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Centre can cater for up to 80 seated guests in the evenings, under a canopy of forest and stars, with the restaurant serving up delicious seated meals or canapés depending on the style of the event. The Waitomo Homestead can hold up to 700 guests with onsite catering and conference facilities. There is room at both locations for a live band and entertainment. Exclusive tours through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves are available for bookings made in advance.​

Waitomo Cave Tours  
Waitomo Glow Worm Caves Visitor Centre  

Fully Tailored Packages For Events & Conferences​

With a wide range of unique venues, facilities and activities all in one picturesque location, we offer a range of fully tailored packages which can be suited to the size of your event.​

  • With over 125 years of hosting experience, Discover Waitomo delivers unbeatably unique events
  • Only a short drive from Auckland, Rotorua and Hamilton
  • Waitomo is the perfect blend of Maori culture and beauty, with exceptional cuisine and service
  • Be spoilt for choice with a wide range of once-in-a-lifetime activities​ and team building experiences
  • Take your event beyond the venue and experience the real New Zealand where adventure and relaxation awaits
  • Easily accessible to Auckland, Hamilton and Rotorua. Waitomo is a great location for stand-alone events or as an addition to an event held in a nearby town or city
  • Accommodation venues available in and around Waitomo for those wanting to spend more than a day in the area​​​

Waitomo Events & Conferences ​​

for more infomation, get in touch with our wai​tomo events team

Email: caveinf​​             

Telephone: +64 ​7 878​​ 82​28​​

NZ Freephone: 0800 456 922​         

39 Waitomo Village Road (formerly Waitomo Caves Road) Waitomo Caves Private Bag 501 Waitomo​

Looking for directions to Waitomo? Use this link​ to find the quickest route from your location.​