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Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Discover the ancient underground labyrinth and marvel at the limestone formations, then experience the wonder of our unique boat trip through the starry wonderland of the Glowworm Grotto.


The Waitomo region is home to unforgettable sightseeing attractions. Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history. Our expert guides will draw you into this awesome environment, sharing the Caves' historical and geological significance.

World renowned and a magnet for both local and overseas visitors, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves occupy a high placing in the New Zealand vacation wish-list.
More than 30 million years ago, the legend of Waitomo began with the creation of limestone at the bottom of the ocean. Now these limestone formations stand as one of New Zealand's most inspiring natural wonders and a must-see destination.

Price Range

$48.00 - $89.00

Special Deals

  • Waitomo Glowworm Cave
  • Combo Tours
  • 30%
  • Visit 2 or 3 Caves
  • and save up to 30%

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Contact Details

39 Waitomo Caves Road, Otorohanga
Waitomo Caves

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Ph: +64 7 878 8227
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Fax: +64 7 878 8858

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