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Waitomo Glowworm Cave Full Day Small Group Tour From Auckland

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Explore & Experience the majestic Waitomo Glowworm Caves on this epic small group day tour from Auckland and is a fantastic opportunity to travel in style on our luxurious and comfortable minibus.

Explore & Experience the majestic Waitomo Glowworm Caves on this epic small group day tour from Auckland and is a fantastic opportunity to travel in style on our luxurious and comfortable minibus.


  • Marvel at awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites during the iconic Glow-worm Caves
  • Be captivated by the thousands of magical glow-worms as you glide silently by boat in the world-famous Waitomo Glow-worm Caves
  • Walk through the Cathedral Cave and experience the amazing acoustics
  • See more glow-worms than you could ever imagine all lighting up above your head!
  • Witness the history created over thousands of years
  • Immerse yourself in geology and history of the Waitomo caves with the help of a tour guide

Nestled in New Zealand's natural beauty lies a hidden treasure: the mesmerizing Waitomo Caves.

Just a scenic drive from Auckland, this subterranean wonderland has captivated hearts for over a century. Explore ancient limestone formations and glide through dark waterways, where thousands of native glowworms create a celestial display. This rare natural phenomenon found almost exclusively in New Zealand, paints an enchanting portrait of Earth's beauty.

Visit Waitomo and let its magic leave an indelible mark on your soul.


  • We meet you in front of Movenpick Hotel, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD after we will confirm you a pick up time for your tour.
  • Travel south of Auckland via Bombay Hills.
  • Bombay Hills, a small and seemingly insignificant range of hills, they lie at the southern boundary of the Auckland region, and serve as a divide between Auckland and the Waikato region. directly named after the ship Bombay, The ship itself was named after the Indian city of Bombay (now Mumbai).
  • We stop to get some great coffee at your own expense and a comfort break before we continue our journey into the Waikato region.
  • Te Awamutu calls itself the ‘Rose Capital of New Zealand’. During the blooming season, November to April, the garden next to the visitor centre is a technicolour dream as 2000 rose bushes turn on the charm.
  • After an exhilarating fun-filled experience at Waitomo, it is now time to head back to Auckland to conclude your evening and drop-off at your hotel in Auckland.
Adult $325.00

What's included

  • Fully guided small group tour from Auckland
  • Pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD
  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board
  • Complimentary high-speed internet onboard the minibus
  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
  • Admission to fully guided 45 minutes experience at Waitomo Glow Worm Cave including boat ride


  • Allow approximately 8 hours for the whole experience


  • Mövenpick Hotel Auckland: 8 Customs Street East
  • Auckland CBD
  • Auckland
  • New Zealand


  • No photography is permitted inside the Waitomo caves, and cameras and Go Pros cannot be taken on the tour.

    No backpacks or large bags allowed in cave due to delicate formations.

    Please do not touch the formation in the cave as it discoloured easily, please help us protect our cave.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • After you make a booking via bookme, the operator will contact you by email to confirm your booking and pick-up time.

    Easy and good fitness level required.

  • This experience requires a minimum of four travellers to operate. If its cancelled because the minimum isn't met, you'll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

    * This is in addition to Bookme's T&C's

Available Bookings from 26 Jul to 8 Aug 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$200.00 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Adult$200.00 Less than 6 at this price!

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Jiaming Chen from New Zealand wrote on 05 February 2024

fireflies !!

This is the first time in my life that I saw so many fireflies ! There are countless stalactites! The road is far away and there are many farms. Why are there so many farms?

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