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Let's Get Adventurous

Boosting tourism sales in Waitomo in the wake of COVID-19 is the aim of joint campaign between TLC and a group of Waitomo-based adventure tourism operators. Together, we've partnered to develop a unique campaign that will see TLC customers enjoy discounts of up to 86% on a wide range of locally owned and operated tourism activities.

A once in a lifetime opportunity for TLC customers for experience a range of local adventure activities at massively discounted rates.  Participating attractions include the Lost World, Tumutumu Caves, Haggas Honking Holes, Troll Cave, Kiwi Cave Raft, Spellbound, Footwhistle and Otorohanga’s Kiwi House.

The promotion is set to begin on Saturday 31st October and will allow locals to visit these world-famous attractions over the following two weekends or until tickets have sold out.


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TLC customers can also go into the draw to win a month’s free lines charges, they just need to take a copy of their bill with them when they head along to experience one of the attractions.

Prize draw terms and conditions



For all adventure activities the operators terms and conditions will apply. Offers are available for a limited time only, capacity restrictions and blackouts may apply.

Spellbound Glowworm Cave

Enjoy beautiful Waitomo landscapes as you travel to our Spellbound Glowworm Cave.  Get up close to the glowworms, and float on an inflatable raft gently down the underground stream to discover the true wonder of thousands of living lights.  The 120 minute approx. tour is limited to 12 people — so make sure you book your tickets early!

sold out

Visit Spellbound website



A Kiwihouse Nature Experience

Head along to Otorohonga’s famous Kiwi House and active kiwi throughout the day (New Zealand’s national bird). Brown Kiwi on display in a night-time setting.  Enjoy a personalised wildlife experience with keeper talks held throughout the day.  Get up close with the large collection of NZ birds and reptiles and learn about each individual animal and the work the team do to care for this species at the Otorohanga Kiwi House and in the wild.

$7.80 – save 70%

no bookings are required, just bring your tlc bill along on the day

Visit Kiwi House website



Escape from the Trollcave

An underground escape room for kids (parents/caregivers come too!).  On this adventure you help to look after Tom the Cave Troll — he doesn’t particularly like people… except perhaps for a snack!  You need all the stealth and daring you can muster for this challenge — or you could end up on the menu — are you up for it?

Adults $12 | Children $5 – save up to 86%
*** only 4 spots left ***

To book call 0800 924 8666 or email bookings@waitomo.co.nz
YOU CAN ALSO BOOK AT i-sites in TE KUITI or otorohanga

Visit Waitomo Adventures website



Blackwater rafting in Tumutumu Cave

A more comprehensive version of Blackwater Rafting through the amazing Tumutumu cave.  Lots of cave variety. See thousands of Glowworms. Relatively gentle. Walking wading swimming & tubing through this fascinating cave. (No abseiling). 4 hour tour.


Visit Waitomo Adventures website



Explore Haggas Honking Holes

Waitomo’s most concentrated action: A series of abseils — mostly in waterfalls; rock climbing and clambering through a very pretty and rewarding cave.  See stalactites stalagmites columns & helictites, not to mention good ol’ Kiwi glowworms.  Participants should be brave & fit but no prior abseil experience required. 4 hour tour.

Only $58.50 limited numbers – save up to 70%
*** ONLY 6 SPOTS LEFT ****

To book call 0800 924 8666 or email bookings@waitomo.co.nz
YOU CAN ALSO BOOK AT i-sites in TE KUITI or otorohanga

Visit Waitomo Adventures website



Experience the Lost World

Spectacular and surreal: Abseil 100m into this massive tomo (sinkhole) and explore huge caverns on your way back to the surface.  The descent takes about 20 minutes alongside your instructor who provides information; reassurance and an additional safety backup!  Jaw-dropping scenery in one on NZ’s most special places. As done by three different prime ministers and movie stars like Tom Cruise! 4 hour tour.


Visit Waitomo Adventures website



Footwhistle Cave Glowworm Tour

Experience Waitomo’s premium boutique Glowworm cave.  Locally owned and operated, we have focused & specialise in a low volume-high value customer offering.  In doing so we deliver a premium service to guests wishing to experience nature and Glowworms in a more natural environment.  Enjoy our Kawakawa tea tasting in our Ponga Hut at the end of your tour.

Only $19 – save $45

YOU CAN ALSO BOOK AT i-sites in TE KUITI or otorohanga

OR PHONE 0800 228 396



Kiwi Cave Rafting Action Adventure

The Kiwi Cave Rafting Tour is approximately 4 hours and includes a 27metre abseil into the cave, Blackwater Rafting underneath an amazing glowworm display. With some squeezes to explore (all challenge by choice) and the tour finishes with a 20 metre rockclimb back up to the surface. Tours run daily at 9am and 2pm.  Minimum of 2 clients Maximum of 6 (Larger groups can be arranged).

only $71.50 – save $168.50

TO BOOK CALL 0800 228 372
YOU CAN ALSO BOOK AT i-sites in TE KUITI or otorohanga

Visit Kiwi Cave Rafting website