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Waitomo Triple Cave Experience - Private Tour From Auckland

Location Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
$696.59
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Overview
Discover the magic of the Waitomo caves on this private luxury day tour known for their unique natural rock formations and glittering glowworms. With this combo tour, visit three caves in one day with a round trip sightseeing tour from Auckland included. Set sail along an underground river to admire the glowworms of Waitomo Cave, enjoy a guided walking tour of Ruakuri Cave, and marvel at stalactites and stalagmites during a guided visit to Aranui Caves. This epic delightful and awe-inspiring experience includes a delicious BBQ buffet lunch before we finish the trip.
Waitomo Triple Cave Experience - Private Tour From Auckland
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 13 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
  • Marvel at unique rock formations, subterranean rivers, and thousands of glow-worms
  • Discover Waitomo’s longest underground guided walking tour as you explore Ruakuri Cave
  • Go deeper into the story as you descend the dramatic spiral entrance
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland
  • Marvel at the softly folding shawl-like limestone formations
  • Marvel at awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites during the iconic Glow-worm Caves
  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board
  • BBQ buffet style lunch at Waitomo Homestead
  • Boat ride on an underground stream through the Waitomo Glow worm Caves
  • Immerse yourself in geology and history of the Waitomo caves with the help of a tour guide
  • See more glow-worms than you could ever imagine all lighting up above your head!
  • Be captivated by the thousands of magical glow-worms as you glide silently by boat
  • Encounter the Cave Wetas insects that are unique to New Zealand
  • Admission to fully guided 45 minutes experience Waitomo Aranui Cave
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Walk through the Cathedral Cave and experience the amazing acoustics
  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
  • Admission to fully guided 90 minutes experience Waitomo Ruakuri Cave
  • Discover the stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones and decorative formations of Aranui Caves
  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland
  • Admission to fully guided 45 minutes experience Waitomo Glow Worm Cave
  • Leave you open-mouthed, awe-struck and humbled by the sheer majesty of nature
  • Complimentary High-Speed Internet on-board the minibus
  • Private transportation
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Auckland Central
    We pickup travellers from most locations in the Auckland CBD location. If your pickup location is not available on the list, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our very best to accommodate your request.
  • The Bombay Hills are a range of hills to the south of Auckland, New Zealand. Though only 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). Bombay Means: a breed of black short-haired medium-sized cat. (pass by)
  • 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. (pass by)
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
    Be amazed by thousands of magical glowworms above as you glide silently by boat in the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The enchanting Waitomo Caves have been attracting visitors for more than 120 years, thanks to their incredible limestone formations and luminescent glowworms. The subterranean cave system is located beneath the rolling green countryside of the Waikato, one of New Zealand’s prime farming regions. Your guided Waitomo Caves tour will be an unforgettable sightseeing experience as you walk through majestic caverns, explore limestone shafts, marvel at the stalactites and stalagmites and enjoy a boat ride through a grotto lit by thousands of tiny native glowworms. ​ Glowworm caves in New Zealand offer visitors the chance to explore dark caves that are lit up by thousands of tiny glowworms (scientifically known as Arachnocampa Luminosa) who shine bright as a way to attract their prey.
  • Ruakuri Cave
    Offering a captivating blend of the most compelling subterranean experiences (including glowworms), it will leave you open-mouthed, awe-struck and humbled by the sheer majesty of nature. Begin the tour by journeying down through the spectacular, man-made spiral entrance, marvel at the softly folding shawl-like limestone formations and crystal tapestries while listening to the distant thunder of subterranean waterfalls. If you want to see glowworms up-close and personal and learn about their fascinating life, then this is the tour for you.
  • Aranui Cave
    Join the guided walking tour through an enchanted forest and learn about the native New Zealand landscape and flora. Enjoy this educational tour as you discover some of Waitomo’s largest public stalactites, stunning rock formations and the infamous cave-dwelling weta colony. Discover the exquisite interior decorations that have to be seen to be believed. The high chambers, magnificent limestone formations and the pale brown, pink and white shades of the huge stalactites in the Aranui Cave are truly spectacular. Almost every corner of the roof and walls are adorned with fragile, sparkling forms in pale brown, pink and white in our most intimate cave system.
  • Auckland Central
    After an exhilarating fun-filled adventure experience at Waitomo, it is now time to head back to Auckland to conclude your evening and drop-off at your hotel in Auckland. We can also drop you at your accommodation in Waitomo if you are staying locally in the region.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, Sun protection, jacket/warm layer, & any essential personal items.
  • Easy and good fitness level required.
  • This is a guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended.
  • No photography is permitted inside the Waitomo caves, and cameras and Go Pros cannot be taken on the tour.
  • Photography is permitted in Ruakuri Cave & Aranui Cave, so bring your camera to click the best shots.
  • 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.
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
  • Aranui Cave has a natural cave entrance and is the smallest and most delicate of Waitomo's three main caves. As a dry cave without a river running through it, it houses very little life past its entrance.
  • Boat tour capacity is up to 23 people.
  • Caves average at a temperature of 16-17 degrees Celsius year round.
  • There is no wheelchair access at the Waitomo Glowworm Cave.
  • The caves are accessible to those with reasonable mobility, as there are good handrails and paths.
  • Tours are suitable for people of all ages and average fitness. Our scenic walks are short and optional. Please let our guide know at check in if you have any fitness concerns.
  • All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.
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    Waitomo Triple Cave Experience - Private Tour From Auckland

    Location Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
    $696.59
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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