Waitomo Glowworm Caves Review
When you land in New Zealand, your first tourist attractions should be a visit to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The tours begin early in the morning, usually around 7:30 am and last a full 13 hours.
To get the full experience, choose one of the New Zealand vacation packages that provides lodging and accommodations close to Auckland, because this is where the tour begins. You receive a free ride to downtown Auckland where a bus waits to transport you to your destination. Snacks and drinks are provided.
First on the tour is a trip to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves; it lasts approximately 45 minutes and you will view such spectacular sights like the limestone caverns. Included in the 45-minute tour is a 5-minute ride on the grotto where the glowworms sit in a perfectly black setting.
Visiting the Waitomo Caves brings you as close to nature as you can get. The guide explains the long history of the caves and provides you with an in-depth background of the glowworms and their origins.
After the tour through the Glow Worm Caves, you are escorted back to the bus. The next stop is Rotorua, during the ride your guide will provide you with lunch.
There are a host of things to do in Rotorua, including visiting its incredible geothermal wonders, bubbling mud holes and taking a soak at one of the famous poos. Here you can see the New Zealand’s world-famous sheep. The locals will give you a guided tour and show you how they shear the sheep and produce wool.
The tour ends with the ride back to Auckland. As you rest and reflect on your day, you can remember all of the sights from the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to the historical city of Rotorua.
As you can see, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves are just the beginning of an exceptional day spent in New Zealand. Remember to bring your camera to record this moment to remember this experience for a lifetime.