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A fascinating scenic tour of the Waikato region including a visit to the spectacular Marokopa Waterfall and wonderful Maungapohue Natural Limestone Bridge, plus a visit to the Otorohanga Kiwi House to see our national bird.
Ruakuri Cave – Waitomo’s longest underground guided walking tour According to Maori legend, Ruakuri Cave (rua meaning den, and kuri meaning dog) was first discovered 400-500 years ago by a young Maori hunting for birds. He was attacked by wild dogs just outside the original cave entrance. Re-opened in 2005, this cave is now an amazing example of engineering and natural cave structure.
Ruakuri Cave offers a captivating blend of Waitomo’s most compelling subterranean experiences. Journey down through the spectacular spiral entrance, and marvel at the softly folding shawl-like limestone formations and crystal tapestries. Hear the distant thunder of the subterranean waterfalls and get up close to the glowworms. Ruakuri Cave is New Zealand’s longest guided underground walking tour and an experience that must be seen to be believed. It will leave you open-mouthed, awe-struck and humbled by the sheer majesty of nature. With clever and innovative design, Ruakuri Cave has full wheelchair and pushchair access.
Waitomo Glowworm Caves – The glow worm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand. Thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as our expert guides provide informative commentary on the Caves’ historical and geological significance. Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a must see for any traveller. Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history.
THE BOAT RIDE
Marvel at Mother Nature’s light display as you glide silently through the starry wonderland of the Glowworm Grotto. Meander underground along the Waitomo River and gaze in silence at the myriad of glow worm lights that make up the Glowworm Grotto. As you enter this galaxy of tiny living lights, you’ll immediately experience a serene ambience and be fascinated and intrigued by tiny glowworms that light your way.
Tour Prices (per person)(Minimum 2 Adults)
|2-11 persons Luxury Van||Adult: $255.00pp||Child (under 13): $215.00pp|
|2-4 Persons Luxury American Sedan||Adult: $285.00pp||Child (under 13): $245.00pp|
|4-9 Persons Luxury American Limousine||Adult: $325.00pp||Child (under 13): $285.00pp|
|1 Person Luxury American Sedan||Adult: $485.00pp|
All prices are in New Zealand Dollars ($NZ) Includes Transport, Guided Tours, Entry fees and Lunch.
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Optional extras Smith and McKenzie (Dinner)