Cultural & Theme Tours

2-Day Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Tour from Auckland

Immerse yourself in the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island on a two-day escape from Auckland. From Rotorua’s famous geysers and the glowing Waitomo Caves to the re-creation of Middle-earth at Hobbiton, you’ll discover scenic beauty and natural wonders, ancient Maori traditions and movie-making magic on this fascinating two-day tour.
2 days
Day Trips & Excursions

Rotorua to Auckland via Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Travel from Rotorua to Auckland and discover one of New Zealand’s top attractions on this 7.5-hour tour of the Waitomo Caves from Rotorua. Travel through the beautiful Mamaku Ranges and discover the scenic countryside of Waikato. Admire local highlights such as Fitzgerald Glade’s leafy canopy. Explore the subterranean Waitomo Caves and marvel at the bright glow-worms living there. Take a boat ride through the cave system and learn of its history from your guide, then enjoy a little free time to explore the Waitomo visitors’ complex at your leisure.
7.5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Cave Tubing at Waitomo Caves

Want to up the ante when it comes to inner tubing? Now you can float along a subterranean river in the Waitomo Caves! Thousands of glowworms flicker on the walls as you cruise through the narrow passageways and eventually take a plunge down a waterslide. Friendly and experienced guides look after you every step of the way, soothing any jitters and ensuring a memorable adventure!
2 hours
Outdoor Activities

Waitomo Glowworm Tour at Footwhistle Cave

Experience a glowworm light show among the fantastical rock formations of Footwhistle cave, an extensive cave system in Waitomo. Glowworms create a starry glow around you as your expert guide leads you through a cavern dripping in stalactites and stalagmites. Softly lit by candles and solar-powered lights, the cave’s subterranean beauty is mesmerizing! This small-group tour limited to 13 people ensures personalized attention from your guide.
1 hour
Outdoor Activities

Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo

Get off the beaten tourist track on our private family farm for a tour through beautiful and untouched New Zealand scenery, including native forest, limestone caves, amazing natural rock formations, and sensational glowworm displays. Completely natural limestone cave system, including magnificent glowworm displays. Tour through the untouched Mangarongapu Cave. There are no concrete paths or electric lights, and you will be climbing over boulders, wading through a shallow stream, and walking through pristine New Zealand native bush. All equipment is provided. Unhurried, personalized cave eco-tours for small groups of 2 to 8 people in Waitomo.
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip from Auckland

An exciting full day tour from Auckland visiting two of the most popular, must-see destinations on the North Island of New Zealand – Rotorua and the Waitomo Caves!Rotorua is famous for its beauty, Maori culture experiences, and hospitable locals. It is known to some as the “birthplace of Tourism in New Zealand”! The Waitomo Caves are completely unique and breath-taking and will surely leave you awed.This tour allows you to experience these amazing destinations in a small, intimate group. You are also given the option to add on extra activities in the tour options.
1 day
Family Friendly

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

Be amazed by the thousands of magical glowworms above on this 45-minute, small group guided tour, as you glide silently by boat in the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Many of the current guides are descendants of the Maori chief who originally explored the cave and can share with you the remarkable history of the area. Guided since the late 1880s, this is the original, iconic New Zealand attraction.
45 minutes
Day Trips & Excursions

Private Tour: Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip from Auckland

Enjoy a day trip from Auckland to Rotorua with the opportunity to explore the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Your chauffeur will pick you up from your desired place in Auckland city, and then get ready to enjoy the amazing Rotorua! Rotorua is New Zealand's ultimate holiday destination for locals and overseas visitors. The Waitomo Caves, one of the North Island's most popular attractions. With beautiful caverns and brightly lit glowworms, this sightseeing experience will be one you won't ever forget!
12 hours
Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Tour from Auckland

Join this exciting 2-day tour for the chance to visit the Hobbiton Move Set, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves! Experience a wide range of unique activities, local culture and geothermal activity. Admission fees, accommodation, and most meals included.
2 days
Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House

A truly unique experience visiting the world-renowned Waitomo Caves. Experience a short boat trip to the Glow worm Grotto. Visit the Kiwi House in Otorohanga and try to spot the adorable flightless bird.
6 hours