From Tauranga - Surreal Waitomo Glow Worm Caves – Private Tour 7.5 hrs
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From Tauranga, take this day tour to the world-famous underground Waitomo Glow-Worm Caves a series of unique caves that will take your breath away.
A once in a lifetime trip to the amazing Waitomo Glow-Worm Caves, descending into the world-famous caves you can only marvel at the thousands of tiny glow worms and the wondrous display, they radiate their luminescent lights as your boat glides quietly across the underground stream.
After an early start from Tauranga Port, we travel over the Kiamia Range into the Waikato region through arguably New Zealand’s best farmland, dairy farms, horse studs, and hydro dams – plenty to see on this trip!
On the way we stop at the rural township of Otorohonga to view our iconic national bird, the Kiwi at the Otorohanga Kiwi House, here you will see three of the five kiwi species, Brown Kiwi, Little Spotted Kiwi and Great Spotted Kiwi.
Arriving at the Waitomo Glow-Worm Caves 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.
Deep in the cavern, you will view ancient stalactites, stalagmites, eroded columns as your guide brings you up close to glowworms, elaborate cave formations, underground rivers, sacred Maori sites and history associated with the caves.
We return to Tauranga Port and your waiting ship on time on board well before sailing away
Private Tour 1- 8 people 7.5 hrs
$NZ860 (US$595) excludes entry fees and refreshments
Entry fee adult: NZ$53 US$39
Entry fee adult: Kiwi bird enclosure NZ$15 US$11