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Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves tour from Auckland
Boat trip through the  Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Rotorua Lakefront and Jetty
Once in Rotorua we will guide you past many of its famous and historical sites
Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Caves - One Way Tour

Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Caves - One Way Tour

One day tour from Auckland to the beautiful Waitomo Glowworm Caves and geothermal wonderland of Rotorua (One way trip).


NZ$ 299.00

Per Person


  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves

  • Beautiful Waikato farming region

  • Scenic Stops

  • Rotorua Highlights

Full Description


Auckland- Your tour starts with a pick up from your hotel in Auckland our comfortable minibus.

We'll then driven through the stunning Waikato countryside on a fully guided journey to Waitomo Caves. During the journey to Waitomo you will encounter New Zealand's longest river, beautiful mountains, and see several different farm animals along the way.  

Waitomo Caves- Once in Waitomo you will explore the ancient and amazing caves, with it's many different cave formations including Stalactites, Stalagmites and Lime Columns, before descending even further underground for your glowworm experience. Board your glowworm boat for a cruise on the grotto river with thousands of glowworms - which are unique to New Zealand - glittering above your head. Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a must see for any traveller. 

Scenic drive- We will continue our adventure with another fully guided journey south to Rotorua, with many more attractions to see along the way, including hydro dams, rivers and lots more animals.

Rotorua- Once in Rotorua we will guide you past many of its famous and historical sites, including Lake Rotorua, The Government Gardens, Blue Baths, Thermal Springs and Polynesian Spa, before dropping you at your accommodation or a central Rotorua location.


Small Group Tour at 16 or Less

Pickup from select hotels

Bottled water & snacks

Waitomo entry & ticket

Meeting Point

Our main central meeting point is the SkyCity Hotel, Auckland. Please wait at the front of the hotel lobby, at the bottom of the Sky Tower, the tall pointy thing :) 

The closest pickup location we offer to the airport is The Sebel Auckland Manukau. 

We also offer pickup from the below central locations. 

Adina Apartment Hotel Britomart / Copthorne Hotel / Cordis Auckland / Crowne Plaza / Four Points by Sheraton / Grand Millennium / Heritage Hotel / Hilton Auckland / Ibis Budget / Kiwi International Hotel / Mercure Queen Street / Movenpick Hotel / M Social Hotel / Nesuto Stadium Hotel & Apartments / Park Hyatt Auckland / Pullman Hotel / Rydges Auckland / The Grand by Sky City / SO/ Auckland / Sofitel Viaduct Harbour / JW Marriott / Swiss-Belsuites Victoria Park / VR Auckland City. 


Additional Information

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.

There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.


NZ$ 299.00

Per Person

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Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand, 1010

Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour (One Way)

The perfect way to visit Waitomo Caves if you are travelling one way from Auckland to Rotorua.
Duration: 13 Hours
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