The Waitomo Glowworm Caves attraction is a cave known for its population of glowworms, Arachnocampa luminosa. This species is found exclusively in New Zealand.
|At the Waitomo Glowworm Entrance|
|You enter the cave in batches with a tour guide|
|Entrance to the cave|
|We sat in a boat pulled along with ropes by the boat operator to view the glowworms in pitch darkness.|
|At the cave exit. No photography allowed in the cave.|
From Waitomo, we drove directly to Auckland, a distance of about 194 km or 2hrs 18 mins. Stopping along the way for lunch.
We reached early in the afternoon checking into the Auckland Harbour Oaks at $225 per night for a two bedroom apartment with harbour view.
|Apartment living room|
|View from the balcony|
|Enjoyng the view of Auckland city|
|You must ask the missus why she is laughing hysterically|
|The Fish Market but unfortunately already closed|