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Waitomo Caves Glow Worm Tour



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Fabulous bus tour to Waitomo Caves and Glowworm Grotto. See fascinating limestone formations and those wonderful glowworms that make a cave turn into a million stars.

Discover Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour from Auckland is an 8 hour round trip which gives great value for money. the Waitomo Caves limestone formations are as good as anywhere in the world with the Glow Worm grotto an extra added bonus. Book this tour online.

Cruise inside the Glowworm Grotto of Waitomo Caves. Enjoy the 3 hour bus trip from Auckland to Waitomo Caves through the lush New Zealand countryside.

On arrival at Waitomo Caves you have something extra special waiting for you in a guided tour through these magnificent caverns.

Formed over 30 million years ago, Waitomo Caves have become famous throughout the world for their beauty and unique limestone formations. Stalactites and stalagmites take many centuries to form from the slow dripping of water seeping into the caves from above.

Some of the formations are absolutely stinking and if you have never been inside caves before, you will be in for a real treat at Waitomo Caves.

You will also take the Glowworm Grotto Cruise, which is like a trip through the night skies. Tiny glowworms make traps and exude a glowing light source to attract insects to eat. A most fascinating sight which makes the ceiling of the cave look like a starry night.

Waitomo Cave cavern called the Cathedral. Starting from around AUD $230 per person without lunch (subject to change and currency fluctuations), the Auckland Waitomo bus tour departs daily from selected city hotels and SkyCity Travel Center, Auckland. Tour departs at 7:30am.

This is a fabulous tour but please be aware there is no photography allowed inside the caves.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Commentary given by the driver in English and pre-recorded commentaries in Japanese, Spanish, German and Mandarin
  • Round-trip coach travel from Auckland to Waitomo Caves
  • Buffet Lunch (if this option is selected)
  • Entry and guided tour of Waitomo Caves plus boat ride through grotto.