Are you looking for Waitomo caves tours from either Rotorua or Auckland? We offer both at JTR Tours.
Our Waitomo caves adventure tours will ensure you get the most from this stunning New Zealand location. It is a place of natural wonder as well as being magical and spiritual.
The location itself is best described as a labyrinth that includes caves, underground rivers, and sinkholes. It is thought to have taken 30 million years to develop to what you can see and experience today.
Like other caves around the world, the caves in Waitomo are a natural phenomenon, but this location is so much more. Its connections with Maori culture and tradition are strong, it has a fascinating history, plus you will get caught up in the magic of what is one of the most unique cave experiences in the world. When you first see the glowworms, you will understand.
The name Waitomo is Maori and comes from wai, which means water, and tomo, which means hole.
At JTR Tours, our Waitomo caves day tours can be tailored according to your requirements. Your tour includes private transport to and from the Waitomo area from either Rotorua or Auckland, as well all excursions and tours.
We work with the best and most respected tour operators in the caves, with each one carefully selected by our knowledgeable team. This ensures we can offer high-quality Waitomo cave adventure tours.
For many people, the best experience of the tour is visiting the Glowworm Caves. The glowworm is unique to New Zealand, so this is a once in a lifetime experience. You will also see stalactites and stalagmites throughout your cave journey.
Another popular tour is the Ruakuri Cave. It is the largest cave in the Waitomo area. In Maori, the name means two dogs It got its name because the first Maori discoverers of the cave found wild dogs living at the cave’s entrance.
The Ruakuri Cave has unique and unusual limestone caverns and formations. Like the Glowworm Caves, it is a location that has strong Maori connections in addition to the natural wonder.
Our Waitomo Cave Tours are very popular, so please book early to avoid disappointment. The tours are full-day tours, they include all your transportation, and they are suitable for people of all ages. Book today.