PRIVATE & CUSTOM TOUR: MAX 8 PEOPLE: Want to do something different? … Deep underground in the heart of the Waikato is a series of unique caves that will take your breath away. Descending into the world-famous caves marvel at the thousands of tiny glow worms and the wondrous display as they radiate their luminescent lights.
Leaving Tauranga Port we travel through New Zealand’s best farmland, horse studs, and hydro dams – plenty to see on this trip!
Your cave guide will take you on a magical boat ride on the underground river through prehistoric caves that resemble a fairytale world as you silently glide through the starry wonderland. You will view ancient stalactites, stalagmites, and eroded columns. Your guide brings you up close to glowworms, elaborate cave formations, and underground rivers.
On the return journey, we stop at Otorohanga to view our iconic national bird, the Kiwi at the Otorohanga bird sanctuary:
PRIVATE TOUR: MAX 8 PEOPLE
ENTRY FEE: (adult $53 / child 5-15 $24)
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Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand
Want to do something different? … Deep underground in the heart of the Waikato is a series of unique caves that will take your breath away. Take this awesome day trip to see the amazing Waitomo Glow-Worm Caves, descending into the world-famous caves enjoy the world famous boat ride as you marvel at the thousands of tiny glow worms and the wondrous display as they radiate their luminescent lights. On the return journey, we stop at the rural township of Otorohonga to view our iconic national bird, the Kiwi at the Otorohanga Kiwi and Native bird sanctuary.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park, 25 Alex Telfer Drive, Otorohanga 3900 New Zealand
On the return trip, we visit Otorohanga, Kiwi House & Native Bird Park. The Park has been conserving kiwi and other endemic NZ native birds and reptiles since the 1970s. See 3 different breeds of active kiwi throughout the day. Walk through New Zealand's largest free-flight dome aviary. One of the highlights is the unique Tuatara - a native New Zealand reptile which pre-dates the dinosaurs.
Duration: 40 minutes
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Bottled water
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional local kiwi guide/driver
- Full audio commentary
- Entry fee to Waitomo: Adult NZ$55, Kiwi House NZ$16 | child NZ$24 | Kiwi house: child 5 -15 $10
- Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
- Entry/Admission - Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park
Returns to original departure point
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