13 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Take in two of New Zealand’s top attractions in one day on this Rotorua and Waitomo Caves day trip from Auckland. Visit Rotorua with a guide and take in key sites including Te Puia and the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. After lunch, admire fine views over Lake Rotorua on route to the famous Waitomo Caves. During your boat ride, gain insight into the caves’ geological significance and marvel at the luminescent glow worms illuminating the dark caves. Upgrade to include the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland to your small-group tour.
- Rotorua and Waitomo Caves small-group tour from Auckland
- Discover top sites of interest in Rotorua such as Te Puia and the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute
- Enjoy sweeping views over Lake Rotorua
- Take a boat ride through the Waitomo Caves — widely considered New Zealand’s top attraction
- Gain insight into the caves’ geology and watch as the glowworms illuminate the cave walls
- Upgrade your tour to visit the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
- Tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Auckland hotel
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Live commentary on board
Cafe Lunch (vegetarian and gluten-free options available)
Luxury minibus , leather seating - extra legroom
Morning and afternoon tea (additional expense)
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
We pickup for free at all Central Auckland accomodation, hotels, apartments, etc. We only go to the hotels/accomodation which are booked for that day. We also offer a subsidised shuttle service for people staying our of the city centre to bring them to meet the tour coach. Please liaise with us re where you are to be picked up. It is essential you get in contact with this information as soon as possible. Guaranteed departure - We do not cancel on the rare occasions we have low numbers. We will travel for one person
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Small-group tour
- Infant meals not included
- Infant seats are required by law in NZ in private vehicles for children under 7 years. We recommend the same standard be applied for your child's safety and have them available in all vehicles.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- Tour is not suitable for children under 2 years to travel with group - private tours can be arranged on request
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- OPERATED BY DenbarNZ Ltd ( Trading as FlexiToursNZ )
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip from Auckland?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- "Our tour guide Matt was great and a very safe driver which is certainly helpful as your spending a long day on the road but worth every minute." See review
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