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Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park

12 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves - Map
4.7 out of 5 (34 reviews)
Waitomo Caves Hotel - Waitomo Caves Hotels

Waitomo Caves Hotel

School Access Road, Waitomo Caves - Map
Bed was a bit too soft for my taste, but it was a nice quiet place to stay and very close to the caves.
A Traveller

Top Hotels Near Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Lodge Motel - Te Kuiti Hotels
Rating: 4.5 Stars

Waitomo Lodge Motel

62 Te Kumi Road, Te Kuiti - Map
Very clean. The traffic noise was louder than expected.
A Traveller
If you are looking for a vacation to clear your head and simply relax in the beauty of natural surroundings, you will want to …More
Earthstead Villas - Cambridge Hotels
Rating: 4.0 Stars

Earthstead Villas

3635 Cambridge Road, Cambridge - Map
"Excellent decor and style"
We absolutely loved our stay in the Read House. Details that made the stay so lovely were the stylish light fittings, coffee beans with grinder, bathroom gels and soaps (best quality, thank you), the furniture and linens were exceptional. Well done to the interior stylist who absolutely nailed it!! I can't wait to come back and try out the other rooms, I bet they're all amazing. Thank you
Traveller from Auckland
Glowworm Motel - Hangatiki Hotels
Rating: 2.5 Stars

Glowworm Motel

1 Waitomo Caves Road, Hangatiki - Map
Redwood Lodge - Otorohanga Hotels
Rating: 4.0 Stars

Redwood Lodge

222 Puketawai Road, Otorohanga - Map
4.7 out of 5 (6 reviews)
Panorama Motor Inn Te Kuiti - Te Kuiti Hotels
Rating: 3.5 Stars

Panorama Motor Inn Te Kuiti

59 Awakino Road, Te Kuiti - Map
Everything that i needed for my weekend racing. Cheap and easy
A Traveller
Somersal Bed & Breakfast - Pirongia Hotels
Rating: 4.0 Stars

Somersal Bed & Breakfast

1724 McClure Street, Pirongia - Map
4.6 out of 5 (26 reviews)
Otorohanga & Waitomo Motels - Otorohanga Hotels
Rating: 2.5 Stars

Otorohanga & Waitomo Motels

59 Main North Rd (SH 3), Otorohanga - Map
4.2 out of 5 (80 reviews)
Caves Motor Inn - Hangatiki Hotels
Rating: 3.5 Stars

Caves Motor Inn

728 SH 3, Hangatiki Junction, Hangatiki - Map
"Good rooms and facilities for families"
The motor inn has been around a long time, but has been renovated to a modern albeit basic standard. The family room we stayed in had two bedrooms, beds for six and a small kitchenette with cooking facilities, plates, cutlery, jug and toaster - perfectly adequate for our family's needs. Iwod recommend the Caves Motor Inn.
Traveller from Auckland

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    Pocket Guide: Waitomo Caves

    Waitomo is a small district of rolling green hills in the Hamilton-Waikato region, but it’s what’s underneath that draws keen travellers here. A labyrinth of caves, sink holes and underground rivers, Waitomo is a destination for discovery and adventure. Whether you’re looking to stay in one of our Waitomo hotels, or right around the corner in Waikato, Otorohanga or Te Kuiti, check out our great deals below.

    While the area is popular with tourists today, the beauty of the magnificent underground world here is no secret. The Maoris who traditionally lived on these lands long knew about the vast system of caves that was carved out by underground streams through the soft limestone landscape over hundreds of years. The name Waitomo comes from the Maori words ‘wai’ (water) and ‘tomo’ (hole).

    With three main caves in the area, you can explore one or all three, each offering its own unique experience. The Waitomo Cave is most famous for its glow worms. Here you can bob along the underground river through the dark caves and watch the limestone walls come to life with thousands of these luminescent creatures unique to New Zealand. Next up, check out Ruakuri Cave, home to New Zealand’s longest guided underground walking tour. Wander through the fascinating spiral entrance, past glow worms, hidden waterfalls, gorgeous limestone formations and crystal tapestries. Then, if you’re still keen for more, don’t miss Aranui Cave, just a five minute drive away. The smallest and most delicate of Waitomo’s three main caves, inside the natural cave entrance you’ll find a beautiful collection of stalagmites, stalactites, flowstones and decorative formations.

    The easiest way to explore the caves is to take a tour. Depending on which one takes your interest, you can walk through the caves and glide along on a boat, or for the more adventurous, some tours involve rafting, abseiling and climbing through these spectacular underground realms.

    When you’re looking for somewhere to stay, we have accommodation right near the caves’ entrances, as well as in nearby townships like Waikato, Otorohanga and Te Kuiti. Just one hour from Hamilton and three from Auckland, Waitomo is a spot to stop if you’re travelling all the way from Auckland to Wellington. Check out our range of Waitomo accommodation now and crack the surface of this fascinating destination.

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