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Located in a natural forest reserve, Aranui Cave is filled with marvels and ancient formations. The dry cave represents the smallest of Waitomo's three caves, yet some visitors cite it as the most memorable. Just inside the entrance look for a large colony of cave wetas, a passive insect with long antennas. A short walk in rewards visitors with sights of stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and high chambers. Experienced tour guides lead visitors safely through the cave while offering plenty of information on the attraction. Our Otorohanga trip itinerary planner makes visiting Aranui Cave and other Otorohanga attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Tours to Aranui Cave
Private Shore Excursion: Waitomo Glow Worm Caves Experience from Tauranga BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $786
Duration: 8 hours
1-Hour Guided Tour of Aranui Cave Waitomo BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $36
Duration: 1 hour
Glowworm Caves + Aranui Cave - Combo Day Tour - Ex Auckland Return BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $361
Duration: 9 to 10 hours
Aranui Cave Reviews
Visitando la cuevas de waitomo salimos un poco decepcionados pero al llegar a las de Aranui nos quedamos encantadisimos. La visita es mucho más tranquila, los guías explican muchos más detalles de su ... more »Visiting the waitomo caves we left a little disappointed but when we arrived at the Aranui caves we were enchanted. The visit is much quieter, the guides explain many more details of their Maori culture, rock formations, etc... It's a bad thing to be able to see that cave. I recommend it!
We choose to go our own way instead of hiring a guide at the information centre. The walk includes a number of stairs and narrow natural tunnels. There are quite some birds in this "jungle". We enjoye... more »
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