Caveworld, Waitomo Caves

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Explore the region's caves by taking a guided tour of Caveworld, featuring glow worm displays and gothic rock formations. Adventurous travelers can don a wet suit, grab an inner tube, and take a black-water rafting tour, which includes jumping off an underwater waterfall and zooming down a waterslide. Back at the bush hut, cap off the tour with a complimentary hot drink. Use our Waitomo Caves day trip tool to add Caveworld and other attractions to your Waitomo Caves vacation plans.
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  • We compared several companies, not easy to make a choice. But we choice one with a personal touch and where you can take your own pictures! Richmond was a great guide, had some fun facts along the way...  more »
  • Had the opportunity to do this adventure and was definately worth it got to see glowworms up close , the guide was very informative and the photo opportunities abound , overall it’s a good experience ...  more »
  • Awesome experience, not scary was a lot of fun, 13yr old and 19yr old loved it. Slide was great and the glowworms were fantastic as you are really close to ceiling.  more »
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  • The owner and one of the guides of Cave World is incredibly friendly and offers a variety of experiences to explore the caves! People typically think to visit the Waitomo caves alone, but this is a more tight-knit and personalized experience. They also offer an opportunity to try special local tea which is a great way to top off the experience! Highly recommend.
  • The operator of Cave World, Ross "the Boss", is such an incredibly kind and friendly man! Their caves are beautiful and you can tell they really care about your glowworm experience! They let you take your time and actually snap a few photos(unlike the Waitomo Caves) and afterward they serve you a calming and refreshing Maori Medicinal Tea(of their own recipe). I'd recommend this cave tour to anyone!
  • Awesome experience.. Delightful knowledgeable guide. We're GOING BACK SOON for the Black Water Rafting!
  • An excellent adventure. A guided tour around the underground caverns in a tube to see some incredible sightings of thousands and thousands of glow worms. One of the best things we've seen in New Zealand!
  • Easy to drive to. Friendly staff provided a great experience. The cave tubing was good for all our group members from 10yrs to 66yrs. Great views of the glow worms, plus a little excitement

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