Waitomo, Waikato New Zealand

21 May 2017
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Waitomo is one of my favourite tourist towns in New Zealand, it is located in the southern Waikato district and is home to the very famous Waitomo Glow worm caves which are fricken spectacular. The town is also close to Otorohanga, Pataruru, Tirau, Tokoroa and Taupo. Be sure to check them out as well!.

What to expect.

People

Waitomo is full of nice locals with a great community. You can expect to be treated nicely when passing through as this is a thriving tourist town.

Hiking, Mountain & Trail Biking, Cycling

There are several good hiking tracks or walking routes around the Waitomo township. Lots of the walking tracks around the Waitomo also double as mountain biking tracks.

Check out the following:

  • Waitomo Walkway
  • Ruakuri Scenic Reserve
  • Mangapohue Natural Bridge
  • Marokopa Falls

Food

There are a lot of food joints around the city. See a few below.

  • HUHU Cafe
  • Roselands Waitomo Caves
  • Waitomo Homestead
  • Abseil Inn
  • The Long Black Cafe

Accommodation

There are a lot of backpackers and motels located around the city. See a few below.

  • The Hobbit Motel
  • Waitomo Caves Hotel
  • Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge
  • Glow Worm Motel
  • Juno Hall - BBH
  • Waitomo Lodge
  • Hotel Kiwi Paka Waitomo

Getting There


Article by: Brett Follow my adventures on Instagram here!
Category : Towns & Cities