Aranui Cave, Otorohanga

(4.4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Located in a natural forest reserve, Aranui Cave is filled with marvels and ancient formations. The dry cave represents the smallest of Waitomo's three caves, yet some visitors cite it as the most memorable. Just inside the entrance look for a large colony of cave wetas, a passive insect with long antennas. A short walk in rewards visitors with sights of stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and high chambers. Experienced tour guides lead visitors safely through the cave while offering plenty of information on the attraction. Use our Otorohanga tour planner to add Aranui Cave and other attractions to your Otorohanga vacation plans.
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  • Certainly, that is the one that has less prominence. I recommend buying the combo of the three because they are all unique and worth seeing them. All the guides are friendly and familiar with the area and what they have. It is worth.
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  • We purchased the 3 cave combo ticket and in hindsight probably would have just bought the 2 cave combo.  more »
  • We bought the twin cave combo deal, and did the Glow Worms and this cave in one day. This Cave is totally different to the experience in the Glow Worm cave. For example, you need to walk a bit of a di...  more »