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Paul from Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Our Spellbound Glow Worms Tour was FANTASTIC! I can't imagine the others can beat this friendly/professional bunch for value or quality - absolutely stunning caves, fantastic tour guide (Norm), highly informative, impressive boat experience, small group (10), over 3 hours and coffee/tea/hotchoc with bikkies thrown in, take your own pics AND they email professional pics, accommodation transfer provided. All that for just $75pp - how good is that!!!

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Brad, California

Ranking: 10/10

Spellbound Waitomo Glowworm Cave Tour
What a fascinating and well run tour with a great combination of history, activity and presentation. Our guide, Hop, was not only very knowledgeable and funny, but very personable and with obvious respect for the environment and Maori custom. I am very glad we chose Spellbound over the larger and busier companies. Limiting to 12 people in a group guaranteed a personal experience. Highly recommended!

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Sarah Killury

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Brilliant tour! Small group of 9, with an extremely knowledgeable guide Norm. He was passionate and explained everything simply. Very relaxed, we even stopped mid way for a cuppa. There was no rush - the antithesis of other touristy activities we did in NZ.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Kristin Svensson

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

An awesome experience! But we were so lucky to get the BEST guide ever, Ross ! Such a good humor and you definitely understood that he has 20 years experience as a guide.
The boat trip was the best part and a breathtaking moment to see all the glowe warms light up the dark cave.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Javier Mimbrera

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

Great half day activity in a smal group of 10. A must do in NZ but not masive and you are allowed to take pictures, not like in other caves in the area.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Judit Van lanen

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Small group, more intimate which is lovely in that area. Beautiful caves, kids loved it.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in December 2016

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Thomas Nolwenn

France

Ranking: 7/10

A small boat with few people, so we enjoyed very much our little trip in the glowworms world. A bit pricey, ($75), for just a boat tour but it was longer that with other companies. Not as impressive as you can see on the advertisement pictures, but it is still magic!

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in October 2016

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Dave Rollison

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

A great half-day tour. A small group of only 9 people (max of 12) made the trip much more interesting as the guide targeted his commentary to the composition of the group and responded to questions individually. Mid-morning coffee/tea and biscuits were an added benefit and allowed wider discussion about the location.

Reviewed over 1 year ago