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Full-Day Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Highlights Tour with Lunch

by GreatSights
per adult Price is $224
Duration: {0} Duration: 12h Free Cancellation Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels Features animals

Highlights

Experience the best places to visit outside Auckland

Marvel at the Glowworm Grotto in Waitomo Caves

Enjoy a unique New Zealand farm experience

See geysers and mud pools at Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley

Tuck into a picnic lunch made locally in Waitomo

Highlights

Experience the best places to visit outside Auckland

Marvel at the Glowworm Grotto in Waitomo Caves

Enjoy a unique New Zealand farm experience

See geysers and mud pools at Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley

Tuck into a picnic lunch made locally in Waitomo

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7:30 AM, Waitomo and Rotorua Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 12h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is $223.76, taxes included

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Full-Day Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Highlights Tour with Lunch

Activity Location

Hobbiton

501 Buckland Road

Matamata 3472

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Sky City Coach Terminal

    102 Hobson Street

    Auckland 1010

  • Quest Auckland Serviced Apartments

    363 Queen Street

    Auckland 1010

  • 2. Amora Hotel Auckland,

    100 Greys Avenue

    Auckland 1010

  • 3. Auckland City Hotel-Hobson St,

    157 Hobson Street

    Auckland 1010

  • 4. Copthorne Hotel Auckland City,

    150 Anzac Avenue

    Auckland 1010

  • 5. Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group,

    83 Symonds Street

    Auckland 1010

  • 6. Crowne Plaza Auckland,

    128 Albert Street

    Auckland 1010

  • 7. Hilton Auckland,

    147 Quay Street

    Auckland 1010

  • 8. Grand Millennium Auckland,

    71 Mayoral Drive

    Auckland 1010

  • 9. M Social Auckland,

    196-200 Quay Street

    Auckland 1010

  • 10. Pullman Auckland,

    Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant,

    Auckland 1010


Description

Discover some of the best places to visit outside Auckland; enjoy a visit to the famous glowworm caves at Waitomo and see the best Rotorua attractions on offer on this full-day sightseeing tour. Departing Auckland in the morning, you'll be picked up from your centrally located Auckland hotel before winding through the rolling green fields and lush farmland of rural New Zealand en route to your first stop, Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Enjoy lively commentary aboard your luxury coach, keeping your eyes peeled for historical sites around Rangiriri and hearing tales about the Maori Land Wars in 1863. Upon arrival at Waitomo Glowworm Caves, embark on a guided tour which will take you deep into the subterranean wonderland; see stalactites and stalagmites and learn about how the caves were formed before hopping onto a boat to take a ride through the calm underground river to enter the breathtaking Glowworm Grotto, home to thousands to twinkling glowworms. Allow your eyes to adjust and board your coach for onward travel to Rotorua tucking into a locally-made picnic lunch en route. Spend the afternoon taking on a unique New Zealand farm experience as you watch live sheep shearing demonstrations and maybe even have a go on a tractor! Next, make your way to the Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley where you can experience the Rotorua geothermal activity of steaming geysers and bubbling mud pools. Conclude your tour at Te Puia where you can browse local handicrafts and learn about Maori culture in New Zealand before boarding your luxury coach once again for the return journey to Auckland. Discover some of the best places to visit outside Auckland; enjoy a visit to the famous glowworm caves at Waitomo and see the best Rotorua attractions on offer on this full-day sightseeing tour. Departing Auckland in the morning, you'll be picked up from your centrally located Auckland hotel before winding through the rolling green fields and lush farmland of rural New Zealand en route to your first stop, Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Enjoy lively commentary aboard your luxury coach, keeping your eyes peeled for historical sites around Rangiriri and hearing tales about the Maori Land Wars in 1863. Upon arrival at Waitomo Glowworm Caves, embark on a guided tour which will take you deep into the subterranean wonderland; see stalactites and stalagmites and learn about how the caves were formed before hopping onto a boat to take a ride through the calm underground river to enter the breathtaking Gl


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Waitomo Caves and Rotorua

  • Admission to Waitomo Glowworm Caves

  • Pick up and Drop off at selected inner-city hotels

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Audio-guide headsets available in Japanese, Spanish and Mandarin


Exclusions

  • Meals and beverages not listed as inclusions


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary provided they do not occupy their own seat.

  • Dietary requirement options are available if requested. Please contact GreatSights at least 24 hours before your travel date to notify them of your dietary needs.

  • Audio-guide headsets are available in Japanese, Spanish and Manadrin. Please contact GreatSights at least 24 hours before your travel date to confirm your headset.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Auckland hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • If you do not require hotel pick up, this tour will depart from Sky City Coach Terminal at 7:30 AM. Check in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Full-Day Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Highlights Tour with Lunch ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

Expedia Verified Reviews

4.8 out of 5

5/5 Aug 21, 2019

This tour was fantastic! Visit the highlights of the outer Auckland area scenic sites and see it all in a day! The bus trip is wonderful, Wifi equipped luxury bus which travels through such beautiful parts of the country. Each of the stops are awesome adventures and the food is an added pleasure! The driver is charming as well!

Victoria

United States

5/5 Aug 6, 2019

Great bus guide ie humorous, knowledgeable, candid and professional. The sights are superb. Great customer service too. Strongly recommended

5/5 Apr 7, 2019

Wonderful fun day. Great places and nice to visit ! Bus tour went smoothly; Ben is an amazing driver and educational / informative commentary along the way ! Caves are amazing. Maybe build in a few more minutes of leisure time at a few of the places. Highly recommend.