What To Do

There is so much to do in and around Waitomo Caves. Not only is the area well known for its dramatic underground scenery and Glowworms but above ground there is a plenty to appreciate too. Why not use Waitomo as a centralised base to caves, beaches, mountains, waterfalls, forest walks and lakes. Life in Waitomo is easy going and quiet, an ideal retreat after the hustle and bustle of busier, noisier tourist areas.

In this section we have got a wide selection activities described to help you easily plan your time in this area and around. Each sub category has a variety of activities to suit most levels of fitness and budgets. You will find some must see popular choices as well as a few off the beaten track options to help you create a personalised holiday.