About Waitomo Caves
Believed to be around two million years old, the Waitomo caves are a glimpse into the Maori legacy. The Waitomo caves are easily accessible and made of lime stones. The Waitomo caves system as such hold many different set of caves. The glowworm caves being the most famous. These underground limestone caves are known for their glow worm population that light up the caves at night. This species of glow worms, Arachnocampa luminosa, found exclusively in New Zealand are found in huge numbers in these caves.
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Waitomo Caves is from October to March
How To Reach
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