Waitomo Glowworm Caves Discovery Tour from Rotorua

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Discovery Tour from Rotorua
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Explore the mystical Waitomo Glowworm Caves, discover the galleries and lofty chambers and take a boat ride through the Glowworm grotto – lit up by thousands of tiny living lights.
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In Brief

Location:
Rotorua, New Zealand
Country:
New Zealand
Duration:
6 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Lunch included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Popular choice with kids
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
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Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand

At the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, take a 45-minute guided tour through impressive underground caverns and learn how stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone structures were formed over millions of years. Your tour includes a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto - glide silently along an underground river as you gaze at the twinkling glowworms overhead.s.

Duration: 45 minutes

Inclusions

  • Lunch - Lunch-box with gourmet sandwich, fresh fruit, pastries and water (if option selected)
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Time

7:45 AM

Departure Point

1167 Fenton St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick ups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8pm - Toll free within NZ 0800744487

If your pick up location is not on the supplied list please contact our reservations team 24 hours prior

Returns To

102 Hobson St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 3.33 out of 5 based on the last 9 recent reviews

Interesting, unique and fun.
• Submitted 05 May 2016
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 02 Oct 2014
Very good tour overall, most time spent with drive to and from Rotorua. The cave tour very good,a little short and not allow any photography or video. Glowworns fantastic viewing.
• Submitted 18 Jan 2015
The caves are amazing and very peaceful. Once your eyes become accustomed to the darkness, the glowworms are revealed. Well worth a visit.
• Submitted 06 Mar 2012
Caves are fantastic! Gloworms are amazing! Your guides are knowledgable! If you like action and adventure, then this tour may be too soft for you, and you should consider other tours that involve climbing, abseiling etc. you cannot take pictures in the cave, which was disappointing.
• Submitted 19 Apr 2014
Interesting tour. Too big of a group on the tour making it difficult to hear the tour guide. The tour is only 45 minutes. The bus ride from Rotorua was 2 hours each way.
• Submitted 28 Feb 2011
It was ok but not sure if the trip truely does the price justice.
• Submitted 31 Jul 2010
The tour to the caves was very short.That day,the bus broke down,so since the company had to bring another bus,we lost 25 minutes and we reached the caves shortly before 10 a.m.The tour was only 45 minutes and then the drivers hurried us back to the bus to Rotorua in less than 10 minutes.We didn't have time to look around.In addition,the driver that was driving us back to Rotorua didn't stop talking over the mike for 2 hours all the way to Rotorua.It is OK to be informative and give details about the country,but his commentary was too much.So,we actually spent 4 hours on the bus back and forth and only 45 minutes in the caves.Not worth it!
• Submitted 20 Feb 2012
From hotel, 2 hr drive 50 min cave 50 NZ 2 hr drive back to hotel costs 220 NZ. It is too expensive! Price should be a half.
• Submitted 16 Mar 2018

In Brief

Location:
Rotorua, New Zealand
Country:
New Zealand
Duration:
6 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Lunch included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Popular choice with kids
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach

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