Waitomo Glow Worm Cave, Aranui Cave & Ruakuri Cave

The spiral entrance to Ruakuri Cave, Waitomo, Waikato.

The spiral entrance to Ruakuri Cave, Waitomo, Waikato.

From NZD $349.00

Duration: 10 Hours (approx.) 

Location: Waitomo, Waikato, North Island 

Product code: PYRN2G

Your visit to New Zealand isn't complete until you see the marvellous Waitomo Caves.

This unique cave system hosts the native glow worms (Arachnocampa luminosa). Take a relaxing boat tour through the caves to see this natural light show, as the tour guides tell you about the caves and their history. 

The Aranui Cave is sacred to the local Maori community, unlike the other Waitomo Caves it doesn't have water flowing though it. Being a dry cave it doesn't have much life inside but the entrance houses a colony of native Weta bugs. As you go through the cave system you are treated to an amazing high chambers formed over 100s of years. It's a must see when you visit the Waitomo Caves.

Ruakuri Cave is New Zealand longest guided underground walking cave tour you can get once through the spiral entrance you can get to see the glow worms up close and marvel at these amazing cave system. 

Pick up and drop off from Auckland central
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