Waitomo Caves are must visit attraction in Auckland. One of the best places in New Zealand to spot glowworms.Take a guided tour and know more about the interesting history of these caves. Glowworms make these caves extremely dreamy and beautiful.
When to visit:
january - april . november - december
09:00 - 17:00 Everyday
1. Book in advance and opt for early morning or late afternoon tour if you want to avoid crowds 2. Bring comfortable walking shoes and a warm jacket 3. You must all check in 30 minutes prior to departure on this tour.
Waitomo caves can only be visited through guided tours. Many of the current guides are descendants of the Maori chief who originally explored the cave. They can share the remarkable history of the area.
Visitors can also explore nearby Aranui Cave, Ruakari Cave, and Marokopa Falls. Adventurers can explore black water rafting, abseiling (rappelling), cave tubing (gliding along the river in a giant inner tube), or canyoning through the caves.