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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Boat Tour

by Waitomo Glowworm Caves
per adult Price is $35
Duration: 45m Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Features animals

Highlights

  • Enchanting boat ride through an incredible glowworm cave

  • Magical sight of thousands of tiny, shimmering glowworms

  • A variety of limestone features formed 30 million years ago

  • Chance to experience amazing acoustics of the Cathedral

  • Local guide to share insight into ancient geological history

Highlights

  • Enchanting boat ride through an incredible glowworm cave

  • Magical sight of thousands of tiny, shimmering glowworms

  • A variety of limestone features formed 30 million years ago

  • Chance to experience amazing acoustics of the Cathedral

  • Local guide to share insight into ancient geological history

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10:30 AM, Tour in English

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1:30 PM, Tour in English

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3:30 PM, Tour in English

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4:30 PM, Tour in English

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5:00 PM, Tour in English

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9:00 AM, Tour in English

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9:30 AM, Tour in English

Duration 45m No booking or credit card fees

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Boat Tour

Activity Location

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

39 Waitomo Village Road

Otorohanga 3943

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves

    39 Waitomo Village Road

    Waitomo 3977

  • Make Your Own Way There (2.5 hours drive from Auckland)

    Auckland

  • Make Your Own Way There (2 hour drive from Rotorua)

    Rotorua


Description

Venture inside the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and enter a magical world shimmering with thousands of tiny glowworms. After discovering the incredible acoustic properties of the chamber known as the Cathedral, board a boat and glide beneath a dazzling ceiling illuminated by living lights.

Make your own way to Waitomo and meet your guide in the visitor center at the cave entrance. As you set foot inside the top level, learn how geological activity 30 million years ago created the remarkable limestone formations. Marvel at the various features of the cavern, such as the Tomo, a 52-foot (16-m) shaft carved by an ancient waterfall.

Next, you descend into the Cathedral, the largest chamber in the caves. Discover how its shape, height, and rough surface have resulted in its unparalleled acoustics, as well as how many famous singers and choirs have come here to perform over the years. Get the chance to test out your own vocals, and be amazed by the pure, resonant sound.

Your journey culminates with a boat ride along an underwater river, which takes you into a cavern twinkling with a constellation of glowworms. As you gaze up in wonder at the starry ceiling, learn how these tiny, luminous insects belong to a species only found in New Zealand. Relish the sensation of floating slowly through the magical cavern before returning to the world of daylight.


Inclusions

  • Guided boat tour of Waitomo Glowworm Caves

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult. Children 13 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • This activity begins in Waitomo, which is approximately 45 miles (72 km) away from Hamilton, 88 miles (142 km) away from Tauranga, 93 miles (150 km) away from Rotorua, and 119 miles (192 km) away from Auckland. You must make your own way to the meeting point.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Waitomo Glowworm Caves Boat Tour ratings based on 35 Verified Reviews

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4.2 out of 5

5/5 Sep 4, 2019

ガイドに導かれて20名くらいで行動します。最後のボートツアーは全身に震えが来るぐらい感動しました!ガイドの説明が全部理解できるように事前に英語をもっと勉強しておけばよかった。

5/5 Sep 1, 2019

It was amazing to see something so unique in their natural habitat. The team there did an excellent job making it so interesting.

3/5 Jul 7, 2019

Abit far from other similar type of visits. Maybe this is its local attractions. Can try for other attractions if time is limited.