Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Ruakuri Cave Guided Tour Combo

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Ruakuri Cave Glowworm Strings
Ruakuri Cave Glowworm Strings
The Tomo. Waitomo comes from the Maori words wai (water) and tomo (hole).
The Tomo. Waitomo comes from the Maori words wai (water) and tomo (hole).
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Boat Ride
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Boat Ride
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves glowworm strings
Waitomo Glowworm Caves glowworm strings
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Ruakuri Cave Spiral Entrance
Ruakuri Cave Spiral Entrance
Ruakuri Cave tunnel
Ruakuri Cave tunnel
Ruakuri Cave
Ruakuri Cave
Ruakuri Cave
Ruakuri Cave
Ruakuri Cave Glowworms
Ruakuri Cave Glowworms
Ruakuri Cave
Ruakuri Cave
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What To Expect

Discover the subterranean worlds of both the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Ruakuri Cave in only 2 hours, 45 minutes on a Two Cave combo package.

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Waitomo
Departs From:
Waitomo
Meeting Point:
 
Duration:
2 hours and 45 minutes
Availability:
daily at 9:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 11:30 AM; 12:30 PM; 1:30 PM; 2:30 PM; 3:30 PM
Product Code:
5958
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Description

Deep underground in the heart of the Waikato are a series of unique caves that will take your breath away. Ruakuri Cave is home to swirling rivers, echoing waterfalls, and rocks that flow into delicate shawl-like formations.

Nearby, at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, thousands of tiny glowworms cling to the cave ceiling, creating a starry sky within the underground night. Youll also see a deep limestone shaft and a soaring subterranean cathedral that will leave you speechless.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

Take a guided tour through the world-renowned Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Your guide will deliver a highly informative commentary about the formations and the history of the area with the highlight of your tour an unrivaled boat trip through the spectacular Glowworm Grotto.

Availability:

Daily from 09:00 to 17:00 (year round)

Daily from 09:00 to 17:30 (from Labor Weekend to Easter Monday)

Ruakuri Cave Guided Tour

Newly reopened after 18 years, Ruakuri Cave offers a captivating blend of all the best that the region has to offer. Whilst weaving your way through the vast caverns of this dynamic natural environment, this is enhanced by walkways constructed to respect the spirit of the cave as well as protecting the environment.

Availability: Daily at 09:00; 10:00; 11:30; 12:30; 13:30; 14:30; 15:30

Tour duration

Waitomo Glowworm Caves: Approx. 45 minutes

Ruakuri Cave: Approx. 2 hours

Includes

  • Experienced tour guide

  • Boat ride with guide

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expense

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please note

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge.

  • Family Pass is for 2 adults and 2 children.

  • The Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour operates with a maximum group size of 50 persons.

  • The Ruakuri Cave Tour operates with a maximum group size of 18 persons.

  • No smoking, photography (including video), food or pets are permitted inside the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.

  • Ruakuri Cave tour times must be pre-booked, however you can choose to visit the Waitomo Glowworm Caves at your own leisure.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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