World renowned for adventure and it’s magical glow worms, Waitomo is a magnet for both local and overseas visitors.
The Waitomo Glowworm Caves, The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co., Ruakuri Cave and Aranui Cave occupy a high placing in almost everyone’s New Zealand vacation wish-list. There are many cave activities to choose from in Waitomo, but the most popular is the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.
Undulating green fields, tumbling waterfalls, spectacular rural vistas and, of course, its world renowned limestone formations and caves systems make Waitomo a destination like no other. The glowworm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand. Thousands of these tiny creatures radiating their unmistakable luminescent light as our expert guides provide informative commentary on the Cave’s historical and geological significance.
Marvel at Mother Nature’s light display as you glide silently through the starry wonderland of the Glowworm Cave. 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 ambiance and be fascinated and intrigued by tiny glowworms that light your way.