Waitomo Caves, Rotorua

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  • Address: 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand, Rotorua
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +64-78788227
  • Ticket Price: 49 NZD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Cave, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Adventure
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About Waitomo Caves, Rotorua

Watch as hundreds of little glowworms emit their bluish glow on the roof of these caves as your guide takes you through the fascinating history of the region. Resembling a night sky, these little creatures are not the only attraction here, as the stalactites and stalagmites here have their own spooky beauty. The adventurers can also go black water rafting, zip-lining or abseiling in the depths of the dark caves.

Waitomo Caves Ticket Prices

  • Children 4-14 years - $21.50; Children under 4 - Free.

Waitomo Caves Opening and Closing Hours

  • The caves are open till 5:30 PM in summer months.

How To reach Waitomo Caves by Public Transport

  • Most major tour operators have Waitomo Caves in their package tours. Alternately, you can hire a car or campervan and drive to Waitomo.

Restaurants Near Waitomo Caves

  • There is a cafe and a restaurant in the visitor center.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Waitomo Caves

  • 34.15% of people who visit Rotorua include Waitomo Caves in their plan

  • 53.66% of people plan their visit to Waitomo Caves between 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Waitomo Caves

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

91.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Waitomo Caves

People normally club together Bridal Veils Falls and Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park while planning their visit to Waitomo Caves.

People also prefer to start their day with Waitomo Caves.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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