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Address: 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3977, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-878 8227
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, White-water rafting
Description: The world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves amaze with thousands of magical...
The world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves amaze with thousands of magical glowworms that sparkle above, as you glide through the cave by boat. Enjoy the ornate cave decorations and sculptures that have developed over thousands of years.
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If you go to Te Anau you must go there. very interesting for everyone, families, couples, everyone sure

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

must see place .. My most thriling experience during my visit . If you are visiting north , dont miss it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

the photographs gives you a beautiful image. but the tour inside for a normal tourist is average. if you are a adventure seeker it is the best, you could do lot of activities

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Darwin, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I took a family of 3 adults, and 3 children (5, 9 and 13). The tour group was small and we were able to get onto the next tour going into the caves. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable and ensured that everyone had enough information. The tour was interesting and informative for all of the family but was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

If you go to Te Anau you must go there. very interesting for everyone, families, couples, everyone sure

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I found the tour to be overpriced and overhyped. Yo¨do see lots of little bugs glowing in the dark as advertised. Avoid the cafeteria at the caves...overpriced and under delivered.

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Gresham, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great experience. We only got to go on the Waitomo Cave tour, the other ones were filled up. The Waitomo tour of the caverns was impressive and informative. They provided enough time and ambiance to enjoy the glowworm cave. The nearby hikes were also very enjoyable,

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Gold Coast
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We paid NZ $49 for the tour of the glow worm caves and for the price its not worth it. The tour is short, a lot of geological information about the actual caves and then a very short view of the gloworms via a group boat. It must be silent on the boat no talking. (didn't stop a guy from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The cave itself leading up to the glow worms is pretty average, but the boat ride was like nothing I had ever experienced before! I was lucky enough to be part of a tour group containing only 5 people (I went in winter at the 4:30pm tour, right at the end of the day), so our guide allowed us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

You go there to see glow worms? GREAT! What's even better? Feeling the love from the staff and you can tell, they really love their jobs. Just hearing their stories and singing (if you get the old lady) warms up your heart. And to me, that's New Zealand and the people.

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The Waitomo Glowworm Caves are reasonably priced for the experience and guidance of the tours. The guides had the right balance of informative and comedy when talking about the caves. The boat ride was pretty cool, but far shorter than I had anticipated. It's definitely worth going, but don't go with the expectation the that the boat line runs down... More 

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Additional Information about Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Address: Address: 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3977, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-878 8227
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Waitomo Caves
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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