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Waitomo & Rotorua Full Day Tour With Skyline Gondola Ex Auckland Return

Join us for an incredible journey to discover New Zealand's stunning geothermal regions, traditional Māori culture and the world famous Waitomo Caves...

Highlights

  • Drift through the spectacular Waitomo Glowworm Caves on a guided boat tour
  • Visit Skyline Rotorua on an exciting Gondola ride
  • Learn about Māori culture in New Zealand with a welcoming haka at Te Puia
  • Discover local artists' work at the Te Puia Arts and Crafts institute
  • Enjoy the best Rotorua attractions, including geysers and mud pools
  • Experience luxury coach tour travel with informative commentary

Prepare for an awe-inspiring day discovering some of the best things to do in New Zealand; our deluxe coach tour offers the opportunity to explore Waitomo Glowworm Caves and the best Rotorua attractions on offer.

Enjoy views of rolling hills as we make our way through New Zealand’s largest farming region to our first stop, Waitomo Caves. These renowned limestone caves are home to thousands of glowworms; prepare to be dazzled as you drift in a boat through the underground cave system and in the famous Glowworm Grotto on a 45-minute guided boat tour.

After Waitomo Caves, your coach tour continues to Rotorua. Known as the cultural melting pot of New Zealand, Rotorua is the perfect destination to discover the cultural heritage and unique natural landscapes.

Soar into the sky on the Rotorua Skyline Gondola to soak up panoramic views over Lake Rotorua. Learn about Māori culture in New Zealand as you experience a traditional haka at Te Puia while being welcomed onto the marae (Māori meeting house) and discover the traditional artists at work creating wood carvings and woven textiles at the Te Puia Arts and Crafts Institute.

No trip to Rotorua would be complete without experiencing the Rotorua geothermal activity; to conclude your Waitomo and Rotorua day trip we head to Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley. Home to the most famous of Rotorua geysers - Pohutu geyser - as well as Rotorua mud pools.

Departures: 7.30am (be ready for boarding at 07.15am) from InterCity Terminal, 102 Hobson Street, Auckland, Ends 8.15pm (approx).

Please Note: A complimentary pick-up and drop-off service is provided from Auckland inner-city hotels. If required please provide hotel details upon check-out and confirm departure details with the tour operator directly after booking.

Adult $337.00
Child $168.00

What's included

  • Luxury return coach travel
  • Waitomo Caves entrance and guided tour
  • Skyline Gondola Ride
  • Te Puia entrance and guided tour
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon snacks
  • Entry to Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 days duration for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child Age is 5 - 14 years inclusive. Infants 4 years and under are free of charge. Please add infants details in the special requirements box upon check-out.
  • Extras persons can be booked upon check-out.

Available Bookings from December 11 to December 17

Change Dates

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10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$235.00
  • Child$119.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$235.00
  • Child$119.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$235.00
  • Child$119.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$235.00
  • Child$119.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$235.00
  • Child$119.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$235.00
  • Child$119.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Saidatul from Malaysia wrote on 06 September 2019

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A Journey to Roturoa

Worth of every dollar we spent on this trip and enjoy the view so much

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Megan Hunt from Canada wrote on 22 June 2019

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Great way to see multiple North Island sights

If you have limited time exploring the North Island and/or are without a car, this tour allows you to see a lot in a packed amount of time. The glow worm caves are truly outstanding, I would strongly suggest all tourists do it while they're here (you unfortunately cannot take photographs in the caves so you'll just have to remember it), and seeing the hot pools and geysers was great as well. Morning snacks, lunch and a small dinner are included. The original trip is pricey, but the price offered on BookMe was certainly worth it. The biggest downside was the fact that we had limited time in Te Puia, there was a lot we did not get to see, sadly.

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Irene Adyatmaka from Indonesia wrote on 12 May 2019

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Waitomo glow worm and Rotorua day visit

Excellent tour, amazing scenery in every places we visit. The cave is easy to walk through. In the skyline we have opportunity to play luge. The geyser was also extraordinary. It was a complete tour with decent time given in every spot.

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mayank gautam from Australia wrote on 24 January 2019

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Average

Pros : trip is well organised Cons: main coach driver was rude , picking up people from lot of places , dual purpose of bus, acting as regular bus service and reducing the time we could get spent at sites.

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RAMESH S from India wrote on 26 April 2019

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Awesome Tour

Thank you guys, this has been an Amazing and Awesome Trip - everything went smooth and in fact we were ahead of the scheduled time in many places - thanks mainly to the Coach Driver Rafel, who doubled up as Tour guide while driving and explained many interesting facts about the places and when we passed through. Waitomo Glow Worm Caves is one of its kind and definitely a place to visit. Skyline Gondola was fantastic and the panormic view from the top of the Ngogotaha mountain was really breathtaking. In Rotorua, the Maori Cultural song and dance was interesting to watch, and the Geothermal activity of hot geyser, mud pool was mind-blowing. I am seriously thinking about taking another trip with you guys (time permitting), maybe to Hobbiton Movie Set ! Cheers & Keep up the good work ! You deserve all 5 stars !

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