Auckland City Sights and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Combo

from Auckland
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  • Two-day tour combo
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off offered
  • Offered in: English and 4 more

Overview

See the best of Auckland and explore the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves with this great value two-tour combo.

Day 1 – Auckland City Sights Morning Tour

Discover first-hand why Auckland is regarded as one of the best places in the world to live, with a half-day tour experiencing its scenic highlights. Travel through the city centre to the Auckland Harbour Bridge, enjoying views of the Hauraki Gulf and city skyline. Visit the Viaduct Harbour and Auckland’s famous Queen Street before continuing to the Auckland Domain. The city’s oldest park, the Domain sits on an extinct volcano and features tropical gardens, duck ponds and public art, as well as the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

After a morning tea stop (own expense) in Parnell Village or Mission Bay, ride along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, where you can enjoy a panoramic outlook over the picturesque Eastern Bays, Auckland city and the Waitemata Harbour before returning to downtown Auckland.

Day 2 – Waitomo Caves Day Tour

Take a full-day tour to the fascinating Waitomo Glowworm Caves in the Central North Island. After driving through the lush farmland of the Waikato and King Country regions, you’ll be taken on a 45-minute guided tour through the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Wander through subterranean caverns formed over 30 million years ago and learn about stalagmites, stalactites, helictites and other spectacular rock formations. Take a boat ride through the enchanting Glowworm Grotto, where thousands of glowworms light up the darkness like tiny stars.

After your tour of the caves you’ll have leisure time at the Waitomo visitor complex, where you can enjoy the stunning views and learn more about the region. Restaurant and cafe-style meals are available (own expense). As your Waitomo experience draws to a close, board the coach for the return trip to Auckland, arriving in the afternoon.

What's Included

  • Operates daily
  • Auckland scenic highlights including Harbour Bridge, Viaduct Harbour, Domain, Parnell Village and Tamaki Drive
  • Waitomo Glowworm Cave guided tour including Glowworm Grotto boat ride
  • Entertaining driver commentary
  • Premium coach with onboard toilet and leather reclining seats
  • Free WiFi and onboard USB charging docks

Itinerary

  • 9:45 am
    Day 1: Tour departs Sky City Coach Terminal, Auckland
  • 12:45 pm
    Tour returns Sky City Coach Terminal, Auckland
  • 7:30 am
    Day 2: Tour departs Sky City Coach Terminal, Auckland
  • 10:15 am
    Waitomo Caves guided tour
  • 11:35 am
    Coach departs Waitomo Caves
  • 2:15 pm
    Tour returns Sky City Coach Terminal, Auckland

Hotel Pickup/Drop-off

Available from selected inner-city hotels.

Additional Info

  • This tour combo must be taken over two consecutive days in the order shown above
  • Please note accommodation is not included with this tour combo
  • We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and taking a warm jacket for the Waitomo Glowworm Caves guided tour
  • If the Waitomo Glowworm Caves tour cannot operate, a free upgrade to Ruakuri Cave will be provided subject to availability. If the Ruakuri upgrade is provided, the Waitomo Caves portion is non refundable
  • On the Auckland city sights tour, commentary is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese. On the Waitomo Caves tour, commentary is available in English, Spanish, Japanese and Mandarin.

Cancellation Policy

Change or cancel your booking FREE up to 2 hours before departure.

Questions?

0800 744 487

International Calls: +64 9 583 5790Our contact centre is open 6.30am-8pm daily (NZDT).

Reference tour code: GSAW

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