Meander through the world famous Waitomo Caves, gazing at the thousands of glowworms that light up the cave ceiling like a starry night sky. This half day tour includes convenient return transfers from Auckland and a 45 minute guided boat ride through the underground river and famous grotto.
This tour departs from Auckland for a pleasant two and a half-hour drive south to the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The caves are known for it's species of Arachnocampa luminosa, found exclusively in New Zealand, that emit a mesmerising blue-green glow. On arrival, take 30 minutes to stretch your legs, grab some food or enjoy a refreshment before boarding the boat for a guided tour. As you meander along the Waitomo River, prepare to gaze in amazement at the thousands of tiny glowworms that create a dazzling underground galaxy. After this unforgettable experience, enjoy a scenic drive back to Auckland where you can compare your extraordinary photos.
Bookings are essential. A minimum of 4 participants required for this experience to run.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
This tour runs with a maximum of 12 people. A minimum of four people are required for this tour to proceed.
This experience departs Auckland visiting the Waikato region.