Adventure, action and activities! Waitomo Caves Village has a variety of activities for the whole family.
Exploring the Wonders of Waitomo
Nestled in the heart of New Zealand's North Island, Waitomo is a place of captivating beauty and natural marvels that beckon to adventurers and nature enthusiasts from across the globe. Renowned for its mesmerizing glow worm caves, lush landscapes, and vibrant Maori culture, Waitomo offers an unforgettable experience that seamlessly blends adventure, education, and relaxation.
Glow Worm Caves
The Waitomo Glow Worm Caves are the crown jewel of this region, drawing visitors into a world of enchantment that seems almost otherworldly. Embark on a guided tour that takes you through a labyrinth of limestone formations, illuminated by the soft, ethereal glow of thousands of tiny glow worms. There are many cave tours available – Ask our friendly team who can assist with booking the right one for you.
Adventure Beckons: Thrilling Activities
For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Waitomo doesn't disappoint. Take the plunge with Blackwater Rafting, a heart-pounding adventure where you navigate subterranean rivers on an inflatable inner tube, surrounded by the awe-inspiring cave formations. Alternatively, try Zip Lining through bush and across farm land.
Bushwalks and Nature Trails
For those seeking a more serene experience, Waitomo's above-ground beauty is equally captivating. Explore the Ruakuri Walkway, just 3.5 km from the holiday park. This is a well-constructed track which passes through rain forest and limestone landscape with exceptional views of the Ruakuri Natural Tunnel. You can also visit at night and enjoy a close up view of the famous Waitomo Glow worms.
The Mangapohue Natural Bridge (appropriately 26km from the holiday park) is a stunning limestone arch and offers a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely walk.
History and Culture
Waitomo Caves Discovery Centre, situated right across the road from Waitomo TOP10 Holiday Park. You’ll enjoy the many interactive displays and learn a lot about Waitomo Cave's glow worms, New Zealand Maori culture, plus the fascinating history of the caves and the rest of the Waitomo region. For the kids, there is an awesome cave crawl to enjoy.