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Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer

Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
+64 3-477 9083
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Waitomo Day Trip from Auckland
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Headfirst Travel's Waitomo Wanderer offers transport to Waitomo from Rotorua. Book your desired tour in Waitomo and let us get you there, or book your tour at Black Water Rafting with us and experience the world famous Glowworm Caves or Legendary Black Water Rafting on the Black Abyss. Operated by Headfirst Travel, who also manage the Geyser Link Shuttle, Larnach Castle Tours, Dunedin Combos, Bottom Bus and Penguins Crossing.
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Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
+64 3-477 9083
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing day with this tour! Friendly and helpful staff and drivers and such a great opportunity to see this much in one day. Reccomended for every age! Thank you

Thank Bo N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got picked up from the Cambridge i-SITE at 8am to head for Waitomo Caves. There was 3 of us ladies. Our bus driver was jolly, informative and entertaining. Once arrived everything went smoothly with our pre-organised tickets through Headfirst Travel. We did the two-cave...More

Thank karina f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much Headfirst my friend and I had an awesome day! Our driver was Amazing! Highly recommend any travel with you guys! Thanks again~^^

Thank Ye Ji K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much Headfirst my daughter and I had an awesome day exploring the 2 caves and Hobbiton we will never forget it our driver was fabulous highly recommend any travel with you guys thanks so much

Thank 536haylees
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a really good time, my driver Yang was a legend super friendly and he took care all of us got to the right bus and had a good time! Well organized and easy to get on the trip! The caves been super exciting,...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

So one Balmy morning in Rotorua (Which in the winter time means miserable and wet) I got picked up by one of the most interesting driver/guide I have ever encountered. If you have the chance of riding with the man named Blue, you'll be in...More

Thank Jaysoncvl
HeadfirstTravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Kia Ora! Thank you for your feedback we are very happy to hear that Blue provided an amazing experience for you! Especially seeing as he was your very first impression of New Zealand culture. We hope the rest of your journey through New Zealand was...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

I took a trip with Headfirst to the "Blackwater Rafting cave tour + Hobbiton" combo recently. From the moment I stepped on the shuttle, our driver, Blue, gave us such a warm welcome that I felt completely at ease. Not only did he provide us...More

Thank PatoneyNZ
botbusman, General Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Kia ora traveler, Thanks for your enthusiastic response - we always genuinely love hearing from our passengers on their experiences. Blue (Kahurangi is his actual name which means Blue in Maori!!) is definitely one of our Legend driver team that lives and breathes sharing his...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

When looking for a way to visit the Waitomo caves and Hobbiton in just 1 day, I initially thought that it was not possible. Until I came across Waitomo Wanderer and their awesome selection of tours starting in either Auckland or Rotorua and ending back...More

Thank Edward W
botbusman, General Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Edward W, We always love hearing from our travelers so thanks so much for your enthusiastic and complete review. It certainly sounds like you enjoyed two of the North Island's premier visitor attractions in the spectacular Waitomo Caves and the splendiforous (is that a...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The tour was just great, I got picked up at my hostel by busdriver Blue and he brought me to the Waitomo caves. During the drive he shared a lot of lovely, funny and educational stories which made the experience so much better! The Black...More

Thank Koenmak
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This tour was perfect as we only had a short stay in Auckland but wanted to see as much of North Island as we could! They are super informative and friendly and the whole tour itself is structured very well and things flow very smoothly...More

Thank fiachi2017
HeadfirstTravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Kia Ora! Thank you for leaving us your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Kakite, The Headfirst Travel Team

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