Destination guide

The friendly city of Waitomo Caves awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Waitomo Caves. Travelers like the restaurants, spas and local tours in this welcoming and walkable city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waitomo Caves

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Waitomo Caves is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aranui Cave (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Woodlyn Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Mangapohue Natural Bridge (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Marokopa Falls (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Mount Pirongia (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Waitomo Caves

Fly into Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.), the closest airport, located 30.2 mi (48.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Waitomo?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 15 vacation rentals near Waitomo. From 7 Houses to 2 Farmhouses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Waitomo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Waitomo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Waitomo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves: 17 vacation rentals
  • Woodlyn Park: 17 vacation rentals
  • Aranui Cave: 17 vacation rentals
  • Altura Gardens & Wildlife Park: 18 vacation rentals
  • Alphra Lavenders: 113 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waitomo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waitomo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Houses in Waitomo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waitomo include:

  • Farmhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 2 rentals available
  • Boats: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Waitomo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 10 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Waitomo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.