One Day in Waitomo with Glow Worms and a Hot Water Beach Experience

Updated: Apr 15

A guide to the natural attractions of the Waitomo District. As locals, we've followed this route many times. Our itinerary includes glow worm caves and a hot water beach.

Planning Guide: Discuss the budget and time frames ~ Check tides for access to the hot water springs on the beach ~ Pack a picnic lunch including drinking water ~ Covered walking shoes as the black sand on the dunes is burning hot on summer afternoons ~ Book paid tours online

Transport: Private motor car

Accommodation: We day tripped returning to our Airbnb in Ngaru