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$109.61 Day Trips & Excursions

Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Glowing Adventures, Waitomo Caves, Waitomo District, Waikato Region, North Island1199 Oparure Road, Maungarongapu CaveDuration: 3 hours

$165.45 Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House

This approximately 6-hour tour leaves the Port of Tauranga or local accommodation (within the Tauranga, Mt Maunganui/early Papamoa area) at 8:30am (or at a time suitable to ship arrival/departure times, or as arranged with clients staying locally), then travels over the Kaimai Ranges through the verdant Waikato District (New Zealand's top dairy-farming area) and the historic rocks of the Hinuera Valley. A stop is made at the Karapiro Look-out, above Karapiro Lake, before travelling on to the Waitomo Caves, where expert guides will give interesting and informative facts on the historical and geographical aspects of the caves.  You will view spectacular stalactites and stalagmites as you enter "The Cathedral" which has such excellent acoustics that the Vienna Boys' Choir have recorded there. This will be followed by a boat trip to the Glow Worm Grotto.On the return trip, you will enjoy a stop at the Kiwi House in Otorohanga. Travel back along the scenic route which will cross over the Arapuni Dam. You will be able to purchase lunch on the way if you want to.

$868.62 Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves & The Kiwi House Exclusive Tour

This approximately 6-hour tour leaves the Port of Tauranga or local accommodation (within the Tauranga, Mt Maunganui/early Papamoa area) at 8:30am (or at a time suitable to ship arrival/departure times, or as arranged with clients staying locally), then travels over the Kaimai Ranges through the verdant Waikato District (New Zealand's top dairy-farming area) and the historic rocks of the Hinuera Valley. A stop is made at the Karapiro Look-out, above Karapiro Lake, before travelling on to the Waitomo Caves, where expert guides will give interesting and informative facts on the historical and geographical aspects of the caves.   You will view spectacular stalactites and stalagmites as you enter "The Cathedral" which has such excellent acoustics that the Vienna Boys' Choir have recorded there. This will be followed by a boat trip to the Glow Worm Grotto. On the return trip, you will enjoy a stop at the Kiwi House in Otorohanga. Travel back along the scenic route which will cross over the Arapuni Dam. You will be able to purchase lunch on the way if you want to.

$2171.55 Shore Excursions

Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House Group Tour

This approximately 6-hour tour leaves the Port of Tauranga or local accommodation (within the Tauranga, Mt Maunganui/early Papamoa area) at 8:30am (or at a time suitable to ship arrival/departure times, or as arranged with clients staying locally), then travels over the Kaimai Ranges through the verdant Waikato District (New Zealand's top dairy-farming area) and the historic rocks of the Hinuera Valley. A stop is made at the Karapiro Look-out, above Karapiro Lake, before travelling on to the Waitomo Caves, where expert guides will give interesting and informative facts on the historical and geographical aspects of the caves.  You will view spectacular stalactites and stalagmites as you enter "The Cathedral" which has such excellent acoustics that the Vienna Boys' Choir have recorded there. This will be followed by a boat trip to the Glow Worm Grotto.On the return trip, you will enjoy a stop at the Kiwi House in Otorohanga. Travel back along the scenic route which will cross over the Arapuni Dam. You will be able to purchase lunch on the way if you want to.

$275.06 Day Trips & Excursions

Waitomo Caves and Kiwi House

Following an 8:30am pickup at your centrally located Auckland hotel, take a seat in your vehicle for the 2.5-hour drive south along the mighty Waikato River to the Waitomo Caves — widely considered among New Zealand’s most impressive natural attractions.On arrival, enter the dark caves with your guide and admire the deep limestone shafts, impressive stalactites, and open caverns you find. During your 45-minute visit, travel on foot and by boat, and marvel at the millions of bright green glow worms clinking to the dank walls. After lunch at a local cafe, continue onward to the Kiwi House in the small country town of Otorohanga. Here, gain insight into the life cycle and feeding habits of New Zealand’s famous national bird and see tuatara — prehistoric native New Zealand reptiles.When your time at the Kiwi House comes to an end, return in comfort to your Auckland hotel to bring your tour to an end.

$1034.07 Cultural & Theme Tours

Luxury Small Group Tour: Auckland-Waitomo, Rotorua - Return

Suggested Itinerary - times are approximate and can be amended even on the day.  Payment for food and beverages, admission fees are not included.Travel by Luxury Mercedes Benz Valente or Viano Van.0730 Pickup in Auckland - Harbour sights, Cornwall Park then on to Waitomo.1015 Arrive Waitomo1130 leave Waitomo for either lunch in Otorohanga then Kiwi House at 1300, then drive to Rotorua and short visit to Te Puia or 1130 drive straight to Rotorua and 1430 visit Te Puia for the NZ Maori experience and fantastic geothermal pools and geysers1530 leave for Auckland, arriving 1830Tickets are bought at the venue on arrival, unless you have bought them online in which case we will amend times to fit in with your schedule.