Waitomo Glow Worm Caves & Te Puia - Rotorua's Geothermal Valley

Rotorua Waitomo Tour Combo Waitomo Glow Worm Caves Rotorua’s Geothermal Valley ” Te Puia “

The Best Day tour from Auckland exploring Rotorua's Geothermal Valley & Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Experience two destinations from Auckland in one day, and get a special deal when you book a full-day trip!

After we pick you up from Auckland central we start our journey south of Auckland through a breathtaking two and a half hours scenic drive into The Waikato region towards Waitomo Glow Worm Caves.

Once we arrive, you will have a chance to get a snack or warm drink at the cafe. Then you’ll be escorted by The Waitomo Caves tour guide to start your tour inside Waitomo Grotto.

Inside the cave you will be Walking through the marvelous natural light display created by the tiny living worms that are unique to New Zealand while listening to your tour guide explain the history and significance of the Grotto.

Hop on board a flat bottom boat that will take you through the Waitomo River where you will get really close to the fascinating glowing creatures.

After that; you’ll Jump back on our luxurious vehicle to start our two-hour drive to Rotorua.

Te Puia is the best spot to experience NZ Geothermal Wonders, Maori Culture, Native birds and plants. 

You will also watch Pohutu Geyser erupt, which is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere!
Watch boiling mud pools, National Carving and weaving institute plus a Maori village.

After a couple of hours at Te Puia, we head back to Auckland.

Tour Highlights

  • Pick up from Auckland CBD
  • Complementary water & Snacks
  • Professional tour guide/driver
  •  Admission to Waitomo Glowworm Caves including a boat ride on Waitomo River
  • Admission & guided tour in Te Puia Geothermal Valley
  • Kiwi Bird Watching
  • Puhuto Geyser, Mud Pools, Maori Village, Carving and Weaving Institute.
  • Drop Off at Auckland CBD

Frequently Asked Questions

Our tours from Auckland offer complimentary pick ups and drop offs from any Auckland Central Accommodation.

The drive from Waitomo Glowworm Caves to Rotorua is about 2hrs and it is depending on the traffic.

There is a Cafe at Waitomo Caves and also at Te Puia where you can purchase lunch.