Caveworld Ltd

Specialising in fully guided small group or private tours, the Caveworld Footwhistle Waitomo Glow Worm experience is personal, intimate and unforgettable. A local family-run and owned business that has exclusive access to the Footwhistle Cave.


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Cave World is based in the heart of the Waitomo Caves region. We offer a memorable glow worm experience.

A family-run, locally owned and operated we specialise in providing the personal and professional touch on our authentic Waitomo tour, with satisfied visitors experiencing our unique piece of New Zealand each year.

Our guides are local caving enthusiasts with unmatched knowledge and experience, and thanks to our unique location, we offer the chance for you to see magnificent, undisturbed glowworm displays - better, we believe, than anywhere else in the world.

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Physical address

23 Waitomo Village Rd, Waitomo Caves, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $64.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Footwhistle Glowworm Cave: not recommended for infants
Cancellation policy:
Full refunds will be given upon cancellation provided cancellations are made 24 hours in advance. If cancellations are made by customers without 24 hours of notice to Caveworld Ltd a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Approximately 2.5 hours driving from Auckland Airport and 1 hour from Hamilton Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
We are based next to Naked Bus, Intercity and Newmans Coach terminals
Proximity to town:
We are based in Waitomo Caves Village

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Opening times

Business hours:
8:00am to 6:00pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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