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Te Kuiti i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Te Kuiti i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Statue of shearer
Statue of shearer
Attraction type: Monuments & Statues
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Caveworld
Caveworld(Waitomo Caves)
Owner description: Cave World offer two fantastic tours with the aim to create memorable caving and glowworm experiences for all our customers. Either choose our fun-filled black water rafting... more Owner description: Cave World offer two fantastic tours with the aim to create memorable caving and glowworm experiences for all our customers. Either choose our fun-filled black water rafting adventure Tube It, or bring your family and friends along and join our Footwhistle Glowworm Cave Tour, a relaxed one hour guided walk down through glowworm displays and formations. We are A family-run, locally owned and operated business, Cave World specialises in providing the personal and professional touch on our authentic Waitomo tours, with over 10,000 satisfied visitors experiencing our unique piece of New Zealand each year. less
Attraction type: Caverns & Caves
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Marokopa Falls Walk
Marokopa Falls Walk(Waitomo Caves)
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Attraction type: Waterfalls
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves(Waitomo Caves)
Owner description: THE WAITOMO GLOWWORM CAVES World renowned and a magnet for both local and overseas visitors, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves occupy a high placing in the New Zealand vacation... more Owner description: THE WAITOMO GLOWWORM CAVES World renowned and a magnet for both local and overseas visitors, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves occupy a high placing in the New Zealand vacation wish-list. 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. RUAKURI CAVE 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. ARUANUI CAVE Aranui Cave is a magical, mystical place that is steeped in Maori myth and legend. Just inside the entrance is a colony of native New Zealand cave wetas and further into the cave is the most beautiful collection of stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones and decorative formations. less
Attraction type: Caverns & Caves
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Stoked Eatery
Stoked Eatery
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Te Kuiti
Cuisines: New Zealand, Grill
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bosco Cafe
Bosco Cafe
Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Te Kuiti
Price: $4 - $11
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Riverside Lodge
Riverside Lodge
Ranked #3 of 13 Restaurants in Te Kuiti
Price: $4 - $30
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wool Press Cafe
Wool Press Cafe
Ranked #4 of 13 Restaurants in Te Kuiti
Price: $4 - $11
Cuisines: Cafe, Pizza, New Zealand
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Te Kuiti Bakery
Te Kuiti Bakery
Ranked #5 of 13 Restaurants in Te Kuiti

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

YHA Waitomo Juno Hall Backpackers
YHA Waitomo Juno Hall Backpackers
$40 - $60 (NZ$55 - NZ$83)
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Owls Nest Motel
3.0 of 5
Owls Nest Motel
$60 - $142
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Piopio
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Simply the Best Bed & Breakfast
Simply the Best Bed & Breakfast
$72 (NZ$100)
Ranked #3 of 3 Te Kuiti B&B and Inns

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Glow Worm Motel
2.5 of 5
Glow Worm Motel
$73 - $85 (NZ$101 - NZ$117)
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Waitomo Caves
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Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels
2.5 of 5
Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels
$80 - $104 (NZ$110 - NZ$144)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Otorohanga
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Waitomo Boutique Lodge
5.0 of 5
Waitomo Boutique Lodge
$208 - $310
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Waitomo Lodge
4.0 of 5
Waitomo Lodge
$93 - $101
Ranked #1 of 3 Te Kuiti B&B and Inns
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.