NEW DATE: 5th of November 2022

It is a true New Zealand underground overground adventure. Explorers will run or walk over and under 6, 11, 21 or 35km of landscape that has to be seen to be believed. Walkers, runners and children – indeed explorers of all ages and abilities – are encouraged to come along and explore Waitomo’s caves, native bush, canyons and glowworms. With courses to suit every appetite for adventure, Waitomo Trail Run is guaranteed to have something for everyone.

Experience breath-taking scenery as you run through the landscape that Sir Peter Jackson has described as “… way too pretty for The Hobbit“.  



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CATEGORY Super Earlybird (limited to first 100 entries) Earlybird: entries to end August 2021

1 Sept 2021-
13 Oct 2021

Final Release:14 Oct 2021-Nov 2022

INDIVIDUAL ADULT Short 6KM (Ruakuri Spiral to Glowworm Cave Visitor Centre) $35 $40 $45 $60
INDIVIDUAL CHILD Short 6KM 14 YRS & Under (Ruakuri Spiral to Glowworm Cave Visitor Centre) $25 $30 $35 $50
FAMILY OPTIONS (max 6) Short 6KM (Ruakuri Spiral to Glowworm Cave Visitor Centre)* from $85 from $95 from $105 from $115
INDIVIDUAL ADULT Medium 11KM (Stubbs Farm) $50 $55 $60 $80
INDIVIDUAL CHILD 14 YRS & Under Medium 11KM (Stubbs Farm) $40 $45 $50 $70
FAMILY OPTIONS (max 6) Medium 11KM (Stubbs Farm)* from $100 from $110 from $120 from $130
INDIVIDUAL Long 21KM (Mangapohue to Stubbs Farm) $95 $100 $110 $130
INDIVIDUAL Super Long 35KM (Mangapohue to Glowworm Cave Visitor Centre) $120 $130 $140 $160


All visitors to the Discover Waitomo attractions and hospitality sites are advised to book their visit with us in advance, either via the website or by calling 0800 456 922. Thank you for your support and understanding.

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