Blog Posts - Waitomo

Into the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

What kind of experience do you look for when you travel? For me, I prefer experiences that provide me with close encounters with nature, culture, and history. As much as I like big cities, I want to visit natural wonders, such as things and structure...
by First-time Travels on Jun 20, 2016

Caving in Waitomo, New Zealand

Welcome to Waitomo Caves, a lovely little village on New Zealand’s North Island. Waitomo Caves is around 3 hours away by car from Auckland if you take the straight road. There are of course scenic routes to get here (e.g. via Raglan) that will...
by Karate and Caviar on Apr 7, 2016

"Waitomo" worms luminous cave in New Zealand

Worms bright "Waitomo" cave in the town of Waitomo on the North Island of New Zealand. It is a popular tourist attraction because of the large number of bright worms that live inside the caves.  Glowworms and its scientific name (Arachnocampa lu...
by TravelAndLook on Mar 6, 2015

My Top 10 Favourite Places in New Zealand

Since moving to New Zealand, I’ve seen so many wonderful places. The country’s full of them; beauty spots beyond counting. But some of them have stayed with me more than others. Some places are just so wonderful, so beautiful… This is a persona...
by POMS AWAY! on Feb 24, 2015

Hobbiton and Waitomo Glowworm Caves: The Last Day in NZ

Press play and read on: My last full day in New Zealand (May 12, to be exact) ended up being a rightful trip to Hobbiton and the Waitomo Glowcaves. And to all who ask, “Why did you move to New … Continue reading →...

12 fairy tales places to visit on earth

        Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany       As a way to escape and withdraw from public life, Louis of Bavaria 2nd extravagant castle built in 1868. 7 weeks after his death, the structure was open to the public, an...
by We Know Travel on May 6, 2014

10 Most Unbelievable and Unusual Underground Places.

Thousands of unbelievable places to see with the best of all that is weird, amazing and bizarre in the world today. Open up a wonderland of curiosities you never knew existed and amaze your friends, your family, and yourself. Seeing is believing!The...
by Finding Neverland on Dec 17, 2013

Waitomo Caves

Growing up in Britain, I visited some pretty magical places – the Lake District, Tintagel, Lindisfarne – but there’s one place in New Zealand that out-magics them all: Waitomo Caves. Waitomo’s in the Waikato Region, south of Auckland. It didn...
by My New Zealand Campervan Trip on Sep 15, 2013

Serenity Now! – Four Places to Find Quiet

Sometimes, the din has to stop. You need to get away from TVs, traffic and the white noise of people-people-everywhere. But where? A slice of quiet seems harder than ever to find, but I have some ideas.

New Zealand Trip Part 2 - Waitomo, Agrodome and Rotorua Tour

This is NOT a sponsored post On the second day in New Zealand, I booked a day tour to Waitomo Glowworm Cave, Agrodome Organic Farm and Rotorua Te Puia for NZD$315pp via Greatsights. Some sites offer tours at $280ish but it's AUD so when converted...
by Sugars Sweet Blog on Jul 18, 2012

Walking Breaks on New Zealand’s North Island

Though nature lovers and thrill seekers heading down under to the Antipodean nation of New Zealand tend to stick to … Read more »...
by World Travel Guide on May 22, 2012

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Discover New Zealand's natural highlightsWorld renowned and a 'must do' for any traveller. Be mesmerised by the Waitomo Glowworm, which is unique to New Zealand. See thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their luminescent light throughout the cav...
by Simply me on Mar 14, 2012

Roselands Farm and Garden Restaurant

We had lunch at this beautiful farm and garden restaurant. A unique New Zealand experience so called Roselands.New Zealand's leading BBQ restaurant, nestled amongst native bush and lush farmland. Roselands Farm and Garden Restaurant is located just 5...
by Simply me on Mar 12, 2012

New Zealand Glowworm Caves

by Kiwi Travel and Tours on Mar 14, 2011

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