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We provide all the equipment and clothing you will need for your adventure. We supply you with: Thermal top Thermal pants Fleece top Shorts Gumboots Even socks! This way once the tour is over you can pop back into your clean clothes and leave us to deal with your dirty laundry! On the tour you will also be required to wear a helmet and head lamp which we provide.
Coffee and/or Tea
Entry/Admission - Glowing Adventures
You must have your own transport to get to 1199 Oparure Road. There is no public transport and we can not pick up or drop off.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
A maximum of 8 people per booking
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Minimum age is 12 years
Not recommended for anyone with physical difficulties.
A reasonable level of fitness is required.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
We visited them with our 9 year old . This is as authentic a cave exploration you can have in a guided tour . We landed up in the month of October when it had rained quite a bit and as our luck would have...More
Michelle B, Owner at Glowing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded today
Thank you for your review and the follow up email you sent of your son's diary log about his time in Waitomo! We really appreciate it, and so glad you all enjoyed yourselves. We do allow small cameras or phones on our tours but most...More
It was a really great tour and was very interesting.
The caves are really beautiful and interesting.
The glow worms are awesome.
Date of experience: June 2019
Michelle B, Owner at Glowing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019
We are so glad you had a fabulous time in Waitomo, but you have reviewed the wrong company. We are not the main large Waitomo tourist attraction. We are a small local family that run private tours on our family farm.
Top notch operation, prefer small groups and they put in a lot of effort to ensure high quality, safety and an incredible visual experience. This is not the usual run of the mill touristy experience that some of the other companies in Waitomo offer. The...More
Michelle B, Owner at Glowing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2019
Thank you so much for your kind words. It was such a shame your trip was disrupted with your broken down camper. Oh well, better at our place than on the side of the road somewhere! It was lovely to meet you and your beautiful...More
We really enjoyed the caving experience with Heath. He was fun and the route had just the right level of adventure. Our 10 year old loved it and wanted me to say that it’s a great place to learn about glow worms and chemistry. After...More
This was a fantastic experience! Such striking limestone formations within the cave. The glow worms that stick to the roof of the cave are amazing to view. It is cool, damp and very dark and very quiet inside the cave. A must see while in...More