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Spellbound Glowworm and Cave Tours

Raft gently beneath Waitomo’s largest and most impressive glowworm display. In a small group of 12 or fewer you are guaranteed an unhurried and relaxed experience. Photography is welcome in these exceptional caves. Suitable for visitors of all ages.

Our first priority is to take you in a small group so we can personalize your experience, our next is to give you the best possible opportunity to see and appreciate everything these exceptional caves offer.

A close look at glowworms is a great way to start the tour, our guides can explain and show you everything. Giving you lots of time with the lights out, your eyes will fully adjust to the many thousands of small lights above, then an unhurried boat ride beneath them will simply amaze you.

Short walks and warm refreshments are a great way to appreciate the beautiful surrounding above the caves and lastly a visit to the Cave of the Spirit is a really wonderful way to picture Waitomo’s treasure trove of ancient mysteries and stories.

Facilities and Services

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$50-$75 (Adult)
(December 1 - May 1)
$20-$26 (Child, 14 and under))


Business Hours
Closed Christmas and Boxing Day and all of June. May close due to flooding for safety reasons.
Months of Operation
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


Proximity To Airport
80 km Hamilton Airport 200km to Auckland Airport.
Proximity To Coach Terminal
50 metres.
Proximity To Town
20 km to nearest town.


Caving/Black Water Rafting Silver


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