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Waitomo Caves Excursion
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Forget headlamps as you venture into Waitomo Caves, and leave the lighting to the glowworms. Paddle through Glowworm Grotto and discover a limestone labyrinth where biology has a flare all its own.
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Travel south out of Auckland through the rich farmland of the Waikato and on to Waitomo. Stop for an included lunch at the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. After, begin your guided tour through the caves' long galleries and lofty chambers. Continue with a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto—the site of an incredible phenomena. All around you, like stars in the night sky, the cave is illuminated by thousands of tiny lights from the glowworms suspended from the ceiling. Learn all about these fascinating bioluminescent creatures from your guide before catching your return motor coach to Auckland.

Inclusions :
  • Discover the Waitomo Caves tour
  • Admission to caves
  • Lunch
  • Roundtrip motor coach transportation
  • Tax

Approx. 9 hours


Departure time and location:
8:15 AM; from The Sightseeing Centre, or pick-up service is available from select hotels

Return time and location:
Return times vary seasonally; same as departure location

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservations are required. Please call Great Sights at least 2 days prior to your departure to reserve your desired tour date and time; the customer service phone numbers appear on your printed voucher(s). Pick-up service from select hotels can be arranged, or you can meet the tour at The Sightseeing Centre; the address appears on your printed voucher(s). Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure. Upon pick-up at your hotel, please present your printed voucher to the driver. If your Great Sights coach has not picked you up within 10 minutes of the scheduled time, please contact Great Sights.