Waitomo Glowworm Caves Discovery Tour from Auckland

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  • Location: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3910GS10
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and travel to the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Sit back, relax and enjoy the picturesque scenery as your coach travels through the rich farmland of the Waikato region


  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Recorded commentary by audio headphones
  • All entrance fees included

Wander through the long galleries and lofty chambers of the Glowworm Caves as your guide provides commentary and points out all the highlights and best photo opportunities. Then, board a boat for a short ride down the river and into the Glowworm Grotto, where you will marvel at the illumination emitted by the glow worms suspended from the ceiling. Each tiny strand is a living glowworm that gives off light.

After your tour enjoy a buffet lunch (if option selected) or spend some time in the visitor center before returning to Auckland in the afternoon.

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Tour departs from centrally located Auckland city hotels


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Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

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Concludes at Auckland, at approximately 3:10pm

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Tour including Lunch
Code: GS10AL

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Code: GS10AN

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Discovery Tour from Auckland

Waitomo Caves

  • Walking tour
  • Buffet lunch (if option selected)
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: elizabeth a, February 2012

We really enjoyed the caves and those busy glowworms were really glowing!

Reviewed by: Ryan M, February 2011

Two hour bus ride from Auckland CBD through beautiful country scenery. The drivers were quite informational and friendly. I enjoyed seeing the cave and was awed by the spectacle of the Glowworms! I would do it again one day
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Tour code: 3910GS10