We had great fun and some of the cave systems and structures were stunning. The tour guide was funny and interactive my fiance and i enjoyed our trip.
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This was one of the caves in the Triple Caves Combo and the longest tour out of the three. We were able to tour all three in one day easily and glad we did so as they were all quite different from one another. We...More
Quite a massive change since the last time we visited. The whole entrance has been remodeled into a giant spiral. It has been moved away from the Maori burial area. Our guide was friendly and informative, giving us historical and geological insights.
We booked both the ruakuri and the gloworm cave and I have to say that they were both worth the pice that we payed (around 80 nzd). The entrance to this cave is amazing, a huge descend into the underground, surrounded only by feeble lights....More
We explored this cave as part of the 3 cave tour. This is the longest of the caves & it contains glow worms. It takes close to 2hrs from start to finish. Our whole family enjoyed the experience. Our guide was friendly & knowledgable.
I did this cave before doing the glow worm cave and glad I did. Get to the caves early if you want to do all three caves. The guide we had was very good and you can also take photos and see glow worms. There...More
I went for this walking tour after my Waitomo glowworm caves adventure. It is a lot of walking in this one (Glowworm is mostly a boat ride) so go with comfortable walking shoes and a jacket as it gets a little cold underground. I believe...More
This cave is definitely worth checking out as it allows you to see glow worms up close and photography is allowed. Our guide is very informative as well, explaining about the formation of the caves and the growth / life stages of a glow worm,...More
Photos do not do any justice for what you are about to experience. If you are like me and have no experience with caves, prepare to be wowed, to be inspired and view our wee planet in a completely different way. The two of us...More