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Kids Go Free at Waitomo Glowworm Caves


Kids Go Free at Waitomo Glowworm Caves


To celebrate Children’s Day on the first weekend of March, Waitomo Glowworm Caves is offering free entry for kids.

What better way to celebrate this internationally recognised day by visiting the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves that has been amazing children and adults for generations.

Kids will be wowed as they glide under a canopy of magical glowworms by boat and tour the magnificent geological wonder while expert guides share with you the rich natural and cultural history of the area.

This year marks the 125 year anniversary of guiding at the caves which have been attracting families since they were first opened to the public in 1889 by local Maori Chief Tane Tinorau.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves features stunning underground limestone formations which suspend from the ceiling and stand tall above the walkways making it one of the country’s oldest and most inspiring natural wonders.

Make it a family day out and visit this must see destination!

Key details
Dates: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd March 2014
Venue: Waitomo Glowworm Caves only
Tour times: Tours depart daily every half hour from 9am-5pm
Location: Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Centre - 39 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves

There’s still time to take advantage of the gift the keeps giving during 2014. To celebrate 125 years of guiding, Waitomo Glowworm Caves is gifting all Kiwis who visit the significant attraction between 1st January and 31st March 2014, the opportunity to return to the caves as many times as they like during 2014 for FREE.


Terms and Conditions

- Free entry only valid for Waitomo Glowworm Caves
- Can only be redeemed on Saturday 1st March and Sunday 2nd March 2014
- Children must be aged 14 years or under
- Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
- International Children’s Day is celebrated annually in New Zealand on the first weekend in March

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