Glorious Valley Experience - Overnight [2 Day Tour]

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From $520.50

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Designed to showcase the range of experiences and landscapes on offer in the central north island, we bring to you, one of the country’s most unique natural wonders, the famous Waitomo glow-worm caves, magical walk and geothermal hot springs. Discover the fantastic local landmarks as well as a multitude of picturesque and gorgeous surrounding areas. You’ll be thrilled and amazed by each and every destination on your list. Experience a personal encounter with our people, culture and place at Te Puia geothermal valley and witness “One of the 20 Most Surreal Places in the World" Thousands of years in the making at Wai-O-Tapu wonderland.

What's Included

A captivating experience of the Whakarewarewa thermal wonderland

A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey

Admission to full day pass at Te Puia Geothermal Valley

Admission to fully guided 45 minutes experience Waitomo Glow Worm Cave

Admission to Lady Knox Geyser

Admission to self-guided walk at Wai-O–Tapu Thermal wonderland

Boat ride on an underground stream through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Carry on past the Champagne Pool, a bubbling hot spring famed for its brilliant orange rim

Chance to see the towering water jets of Pōhutu Geyser

Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

Complimentary refreshments and water on board

Explore the incredible Lady Knox geyser eruption with heights of 10 to 20 metres

Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

Insights into Māori heritage & historical uses of the land

Luxurious temperature controlled transportation

Marvel at awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites during the iconic Glow-worm Caves

Plenty of time in a landscape of steaming thermal waters

Rotorua city highlights – Government gardens, thermal springs & Polynesian spa

See more glow-worms than you could ever imagine all lighting up above your head!

Sightseeing historical government gardens, thermal springs and Polynesian spa

Visit the thermal wonderland of Wai-O-Tapu and witness its unique volcanic features

Walk through the Cathedral Cave and experience the amazing acoustics

Walk through the surreal lunar-like environment to witness the volcanic wonders

Witness the frightening display of geothermal chemistry, the Devil’s Bath

What's Not Included

Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge


Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Child safety car seat rental NZD $50.00 plus booking fees payable directly (with 24 hours’ notice).

Entry to Deluxe Lake Spa

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Boat tour capacity is up to 23 people.
  • Caves average at a temperature of 16-17 degrees year-round.
  • COVID-19 precautions -Safety measures in place. All areas that exposed to customers are frequently cleaned & sanitised.
  • Easy and good fitness level required.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • No backpacks or large bags allowed in cave due to delicate formations.
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer & essential personal items.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • The caves are accessible to those with reasonable mobility, as there are good handrails and paths. There is no wheelchair access.
  • This is a guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
  • Being an active geothermal area with uneven terrain, sturdy footwear is recommended. Jandals, sandals, flip-flops or high heeled shoes are not suitable.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as these locations are the perfect place to get some great travel photos.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Licensed bar available at Te Puia, drinks available for purchase at additional cost.
  • No photography is permitted inside the Waitomo caves, and cameras and Go Pros cannot be taken on the tour.
  • Please do not touch the formation in the cave as it discoloured easily, please help us protect our cave.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Souvenir photos are available for purchase after your tour.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Tours are suitable for people of all ages and average fitness. Our scenic walks are short and optional. Please let our guide know at check in if you have any fitness concerns.
  • We stay dry – the tour does not involve using a wet suit or abseiling or river rapids, it’s very easy.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.

  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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