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Gift Yourself a Treasurous Trip to Waitomo Glowworm Caves, NZ

Priyadarshini Bopardikar Aug 30, 2019
Welcome to the thrilling and exciting wonder- the Waitomo Glowworm Caves! As the saying goes, 'All beautiful pearls when strung together form a necklace'. Likewise, all amazing things in and around this cave, make it the necklace of New Zealand.

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Divine and Exciting Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Waitomo is surely an interesting name! It means, 'water passing through a sinkhole'.

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The reflection of glowworms on the water makes for a breathtaking view. This is a guided adventure tour and photography is prohibited here.

Gather Information at Waitomo Caves Discovery Center

The center has a significant collection of animal fossils found in the cave.
The collection keeps on increasing as visitors continue to donate the items found in the cave. It is an amazing experience to look at the variety of animal and bird fossils. Further, scientists research on these remains for more information on the animal kingdom.

Go Abseiling in Waitomo Glowworm Caves

An adventure enthusiast can use his creative mind to explore these miraculous caves in numerous ways.
You need right equipments for abseiling to discover the mind-blowing treasures in these caves.

Climb Your Way to the Marvelous Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Tourists need to have proper equipments for climbing and not to forget proper shoes and a guide. One needs to be extra cautious while climbing.

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Explore the Exotic Aranui Cave

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The sparkling glowworms lighting the way and amber-colored stalactite hanging over the cave - a fairyland as seen on the big screen. Aranui cave is small but stunning enough to tickle your fancy!

Gaze at the Amazing Ruakuri Cave

Enter into yet another beautiful and magical cave - Ruakuri Cave. The spiral entrance of this cave starts unfolding its beauty as you walk.
 Limestone formations, hanging stalactites and stalagmites and divine glowworms will simply take your paradise to another level.

Refreshing Ruakuri Bushwalk

Ruakuri Bushwalk can be reached from the Ruakuri Caves.

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As you walk through the Bushwalk with lush green trees around, you get to see tunnels, arches, limestone formations making for a refreshing walk. It is advisable to have a guide with you to give proper information.
Tourists can have dinner or lunch at picnic tables arranged in the lawn near car parking of Ruakuri Caves.

Not to Miss the Otorohanga Kiwi House

Kiwi House is home to different kind of birds, frogs and the national symbol of New Zealand - 'Kiwi'. Walking through the main gate with cool breeze flowing around and chirping of birds will simply elevate your spirits. Children love to play with birds as they respond promptly to them.
There are other birds as such as kingfisher, wood pigeon, etc. The staff over here is available at your service. This place is open on all days from 9.00 am to 5:00 pm.