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Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo

Waitomo, New Zealand

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3 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

The top rated, most intimate, and most personalised glow worm cave tour in Waitomo.

Our awesome Waitomo adventure is tucked away “off the beaten track” on our family farm and we LOVE it that way and so do our guests.

Our “Glowing” Highlights
• Amazing glow worm displays!
• Just the right amount of adventure
• Away from the crowds
• Small group sizes
• Cameras welcome
• Authentic eco experience
• Family owned and operated
• Photos, tea, coffee and biscuits included
• #1 Trip Advisor rated tour in the Waitomo District

What's Included

  • See the caves just as nature intended. All caving equipment and warm clothing including: thermal top, thermal pants, fleece top, shorts, gumboots, socks, helmet and headlamp. A local guide with a deep connection to the caves and a wealth of information to share. Tea, coffee, and a snack. An email with awesome photos of your adventure. Proper Kiwi hospitality!
  • Entry/Admission - Glowing Adventures
  • We can not pick up or drop off. There is no public transport so you will need to have your own transport to 1199 Oparure Road.

What To Expect

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Stop At: Glowing Adventures, 1199 Oparure Road, Waitomo Caves 3985 New Zealand

1199 Oparure Road, Maungarongapu Cave

Duration: 3 hours

The Location

Where To Go

1199 Oparure Road, Te Kuiti 3985, New Zealand


Waitomo, New Zealand

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (14)

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Amazing, brilliant, exciting, personal attention....

julian | Mar 2020

Amazing, brilliant, exciting, personal attention. Not enough superlatives to describe this wonderful experience. Best day of the holiday by far. To see and understand all about glow worms in their natural habitat and to combine it with a true caving

Beautiful uncrowned cave tour and...

Michael C | Feb 2020

Beautiful uncrowned cave tour and knowledgeable guide. Out of this world glowworms and professional photo courtesy of the guide. Thanks!

The best experience ever! The...

The best experience ever! The climax of our trip to NZ! We’ve hiked quite a few places, but this was next level! I highly recommend and I would do it again when I come back to
Visit! You get up close to the glow worms and the guide takes phenomenal

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum of 2 people per tour.
  • Maximum of 8 people per tour.
  • Minimum age is 12 years.
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo

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