Sanctuary Mountain (Mt Maungatautari) & Waitomo Luxury Day tour from Auckland

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From $394.21

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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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In this exclusive luxury tour you will visit one of the largest pest proof wildlife sanctuaries in the world as well as the Waitomo Caves, primarily famous for their limestone and glow worm caves, but for the more adrelalin charged, there is abseiling, blackwater rafting, and cave tubing. Not to mention an amazing variety of walks and trails. In the surrounding district the Otorohanga Kiwi House is the best place to see our native Kiwi bird and the Tuatara. The oldest living relative to the dinosaurs. There are also numerous private gardens open to the public.

What's Included

Bottled water


Picnic lunch

Sanctuary Mountain & guided tour

Waitomo - Footwhistle guided tour

What's Not Included

Excess luggage charges (where applicable)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 1 - 13
  • ADULT: Age: 14 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • 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.

What To Expect

Departing Auckland at 7am you will take a pleasant drive south over the Bombay Hills into the rich dairy farmland of the Waikato and beside the Waikato River before arriving in Cambridge, billed as our most English like town. With it’s stately oak trees, village green and historic St Andrew’s Anglican Church 1881. A morning tea/coffee break is taken here.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Otorohanga i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Our tour now takes us further south west into the King Country, named after the kingitanga (Maori King Movement) and it’s followers during the New Zealand Wars of the 1860’s and our “Kiwiana” (iconic NZ) town of Otorohanga, to Waitomo.

• Admission Ticket Free

Footwhistle Glowworm Cave
At Waitomo we take the Footwhistle guided tour comprising of an hour 15 mins duration (Note; This is a dry tour). A more personalized experience with no more than twelve in the group, where you are able to get right up close to the glow worms (Arachnocampa) and take photos!

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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