$Tour 105

7-7.15am    Pickup from any Auckland inner city accommodation and transfer to the Strand Railway Station.

7.45am      Depart aboard the "Northern Explorer" train for a relaxing scenic ride through suburban South Auckland, along the banks of the Waikato River and through fertile Waikato dairy country.

10.55am Arrive Otorohanga and you will be transferred to the Waitomo caves for a guided 45 minute tour through the main limestone cave and cruise in the Glowworm Grotto. 

You have free time to tour through the Aranui or Ruakuri Caves, take a nature walk through the beautiful natural forest. or enjoy Blackwater rafting. 

3.40pm    Please be at Waitomo village 5 minutes walk from the cave

3.55pm   Depart Waitomo by Intercity bus                         

7.30pm   Arrive Auckland Skycity coach depot.                           No hotel transfers provided.

On some days you will have the opportunity to return to Auckland with 2 hours free time at the Shires Rest or Matamata 


Tour 105 

Departs Auckland  7.45am every Monday, Thursday, Saturday

Returns about 7.30pm


**Transfer from Auckland inner city   accommodation to Railway station

** Train ride to Otorohanga

** Guided tour of Waitomo Glowworm cave

** Return to Auckland city or airport by scheduled bus

Tour cost per person 

Adults                             $250 

Children age 10-14        $170 

Children under 10 years     $120

Glowworm cave plus Aranui       $245 Glowworm Cave plus Ruakuri    $260 Glowworms/Aranui/Ruakuri        $266

Blackwater rafting instead of glowworm cave                           $271  


Please Note: The "Northern Explorer" is extremely popular and often booked out close to departure time. We recommend booking early. Coach options are available departing DAILY.      

WAITOMO SUPERDEAL   Just $179     Depart Auckland 8.45am by Intercity coach from Skycity terminal (no hotel pick ups/drop offs or commentary provided). Arrive Waitomo Village at 12.25pm and enjoy a 75 minute guided tour of the Footwhistle glowworm cave in a small group with a maximum of 11 participants. Get up close to the glowworms (photo's allowed), enjoy a gentlt forest eco walk, discover local Maori history with your local host, and try unique Kawakawa tea, used by the maori for its health benefits. You have time for lunch at the local cafes (not included) and visit the local geological museum. You are welcome to stayover at the Waitomo Hotel and relax in the peace and quiet of the country. Depart Waitomo Village at 3.55pm arriving Auckland Skycity at 7.20pm. 


WAITOMO EXPRESS:   Depart 7.30am - return 2.45pm 

WA: Waitomo Glowworm Cave      $263   


WAITOMO MULTI CAVE: Depart 6am - return 7.20pm                    

WB: Waitomo Glowworm Cave      $238

WC: Waitomo Glowworm cave and Ruakuri Cave    $271 

WD: Black Labyrinth Blackwater rafting      $315  


CAVES AND KIWI   Depart 7am - return 6.30pm      $315

Includes return driver guided travel from Auckland, 2 hour guided tour of Ruakuri Cave including glowworms (photography allowed in this cave) , and limestone formations, guided nature walk, Farm barbecue lunch, and the Otorohanga Kiwi House to see our native birds. 







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