Waitomo Caves Discovery Centre
Adjoining the i-SITE, the Waitomo Caves Discovery Centre has excellent exhibits explaining how caves are formed, the flora and fauna...
CaveWorld runs the Tube It ($139, two hours) black-water rafting trip through glowworm-filled Te Anaroa. Also available are a...
At the Shearing Shed, big, fluffy, surprisingly sociable Angora rabbits are sheared for an audience (12.45pm daily). It’s SPCA-approved...
King Country Brewing Company
This craft brewery does four top drops – an IPA, a pale ale, a wheat beer and a cider – and features occasional guest beers from other...
In the Waitomo general store with a wide range of pre- and post-caving sustenance.
10 Waitomo Caves Rd · interesting places nearby
Spellbound is a good option if you don’t want to get wet, are more interested in glowworms than an 'action' experience, and want to avoid the big groups in the main caves. Small-group tours access parts of the heavily glowworm-dappled Mangawhitiakau cave system, 12km south of Waitomo (…and you still get to ride in a raft!).