Specialising in fully guided small group or private tours, the Caveworld Footwhistle Waitomo Glow Worm experience is personal, intimate and unforgettable. A local family-run and owned business that has exclusive access to the Footwhistle Cave.

Cave World is based in the heart of the Waitomo Caves region. We offer a memorable glow worm experience.

A family-run, locally owned and operated we specialise in providing the personal and professional touch on our authentic Waitomo tour, with satisfied visitors experiencing our unique piece of New Zealand each year.

Our guides are local caving enthusiasts with unmatched knowledge and experience, and thanks to our unique location, we offer the chance for you to see magnificent, undisturbed glowworm displays - better, we believe, than anywhere else in the world.

Facilities and Services

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$64 (Adult)
(December 1 - May 1)
$39 (Child, 16 and under))


Business Hours
8:00am to 6:00pm
Months of Operation
All Year


Proximity To Airport
Approximately 2.5 hours driving from Auckland Airport and 1 hour from Hamilton Airport
Proximity To Coach Terminal
We are based next to Naked Bus, Intercity and Newmans Coach terminals
Proximity To Town
We are based in Waitomo Caves Village


Caving/Black Water Rafting Silver


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