Loved these caves the best. Tour guide was awesome and knowledgeable. Was patient with us when we stopped to take photos. Amazing history. Will definitely go back for another visit some day. Don't miss this cave when visiting Waitomo!
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This cave is completely different to the glow worm caves and the fact you can take pictures adds it to the "must see" list. it starts with a short walk through native bush and our guide Mark gave a talk about the plants and trees...More
We did the Triple Combo Cave Tour Package and each cave is very different from the other. This cave had especially beautiful tiny straw stalactite formations. We were able to fit in all three caves in one day by prebooking online and did the Ruakuri...More
If you're visiting Waitomo to see the glow worm caves, the Aranui cave is worth seeing too. It's particularly spectacular and has an incredibly high "ceiling". The tour takes around an hour. I'd recommend the 3 cave tour ticket if you have time. We did...More
Aranui is one of the popular caves to visit as part of the Waitomo complex, a short drive from the main visitors' centre. We visited with a small group and enjoyed what is a small but delicate and beautiful underground wonderland. Rare cave wet as...More
Aranui Cave is probably the best thing I saw in New Zealand. It isn't as unique as the glow worm caves, but it's more spectacular. Coming from a region with similar caves, I have to say the formations in Aranui are the most impressive I've...More
This is the last cave that we went into aside from Waitomo Glowworm Cave and Ruakuri Cave. I found this cave the most beautiful of them all. Even though you will not see any glowworm here because it is a dry cave, you will get...More