From Auckland : Waitomo Caves and Rotorua with Te Puia

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Experience the underground magic of Waitomo Caves and the wonders of Te Puia in one day on a tour from Auckland. Explore the geothermal landscape of Rotorua and see historical sites along the way.


  • Explore Waitomo Glowworm Caves and see the glowworms the caves are known for
  • Visit Te Puia Geothermal Park to see the geothermal features like Pohutu Geyser
  • Learn about Maori art and culture at the Cultural Village and Arts School
  • Experience highlights of the Rotorua area and learn from an experienced guide
  • See some of the North Island's top attractions in a single full-day tour


Embark on a fully-guided day trip to Waitomo Caves and around Rotorua, combining Nature, Maori culture, and two of the top attractions in the North Island to form the ultimate day trip from Auckland. Learn along the way with stories and rich background knowledge from your experienced guide, and enjoy a tour run in modern, comfortable minibusses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety. Visit the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, famous for their population of glow worms, a species found only in New Zealand. See the glowworms, their cave habitat, and the rivers that run through the caves. Make a stop at Te Puia Geothermal Park and Pohutu Geyser, known for its bubbling mud pools, exploding geysers, and other geothermal features. Experience the Maori Cultural Village and Arts School, and learn more about traditional Maori art and culture, including weaving, wood carving, and stone carving.


Entry Tickets to Waitomo Caves and Te Puia Geothermal Park Bottled Water Snacks Stops for food along the way Hotel pickup and drop-off Roundtrip transportation by minibus with Wi-Fi and charging ports

Important Information

  • Please advise the ages of any children on the booking. Child seats are needed for children under 7. Rental fee is $20 per seat or you can supply your own.
  • We will send you an email 2 days before departure with pick up information - please read this email.

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