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Waitomo Caves Discovery CentreWaitomo Caves Discovery CentreWaitomo Caves Discovery Centre

  • Allow 1 hour
  • Exhibits of caves, cave life, limestone landscapes, history of the area
  • Exhibits on glowworms
  • Local culture
  • Interactive activities
  • Fossils and moa skeletons
  • Cave crystals, stalactites and stalagmites
  • Be challenged by the cave crawl
  • 20 minute multi-media show about the glowworm

Adult: $5
Child (0-14yrs): Free
Opening hours: 8.45am – 5pm
Photography permitted: Yes

Free admission with selected adventure caving trips.
½ price entry with Spellbound and Legendary Blackwater Rafting Company.
Discounted admission when you book Glowworm, Ruakuri and Aranui Cave tours. (Individually or combos)

Ticket holders may enter multiple times during their visit to Waitomo.

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Woodlyn Park

Kiwi Culture Show

  • Allow at least 1 hour
  • A live pioneer New Zealand history show
  • Wood chopping and log sawing
  • Sheep shearing, farm dogs working and a dancing pig!
  • Extremely humorous
  • Interaction with the audience
  • As quoted by Lonely Planet “One helluva show”

Adult: $27
Child: $16
Under 5 yrs: $6
Family (2adults + up to 4 children): $77
Senior (65+): $24
Show time: 1.30pm
Photos permitted: Yes
Minimum number of people for show: 4-6

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Waitomo Big Bird

Petting Farm

  • Allow 1 hour
  • Animal therapy for all ages. Kids colouring and info sheet. Lead horse rides
  • Interactive and educational experience with Ostriches and miniature animals (Alpaca, Kune Kune Pigs, Donkeys and Highlands)
  • Miniature horse rides – 10 years
  • Rooster Crow tour 8am – 10am with Ostrich omelette breakfast (additional cost). Bookings essential

$5 per person
Petting Farm available between 2 -5pm
Photography permitted: Yes

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Farm Show

  • Allow 2 hours
  • Hand milk a cow
  • Make and taste butter
  • Work a sheepdog
  • Hand spin wool
  • Shearing show – Optional extra on request ($5 per person)

Minimum charge of $50 to start the show (e.g. a 5 adult audience) after that it is $10 per Adult and $5 per Child
Photography permitted: Yes
The Farm Show is available on demand, but please give 4 hours advance notice (to get the animals ready).

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Altura Gardens and Wildlife Park

  • 5 acres of award winning gardens
  • 20 acre wildlife park
  • Walk through the gardens and wildlife park
  • Variety of different birds and friendly animals
  • Children can have a pony ride
  • Feed animals
  • Ice creams, cold drinks, snacks, crafts and pet food available in shop

Adult: $12
Youth (13-17yrs): $9
Child (2-12yrs): $5
Family (2ad + 3ch): $34
Led Pony Rides (when available): $5
You will need: Camera, comfortable walking shoes. Raincoat or umbrella if raining
Photography permitted: Yes
Opening hours: Weekdays: 10am – 4pm Weekends: 9.30am – 5pm
What is provided: Picnic tables, playground, and wheelchair accessible toilet. Shop with snacks and refreshments.

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Roselands

 

Roselands Farm Park

  • Walk along a small track stopping at different animals
  • Animals include many varieties commonly farmed in NZ
  • Hand-feed and pet the friendly animals
  • Spectacular country views

Adult: $7
Child: $3
Photography Permitted: Yes
Opening hours: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Also includes: Price includes rabbit shearing if viewed at 12.30pm or 2pm

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Roselands Golf Hole in One

  • Various hole in one options to win different prizes
  • $1000 hole in one prize
  • Free meal at Roselands Restaurant
  • No experience needed

Prices: $1 per ball
$10 bucket of 12
$20 bucket of 25
Opening Hours: 11am – 4pm

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Roselands Rabbit Shearing

  • One and only place in New Zealand with Angora Rabbit Shearing
  • See the rare breed up close
  • Hands on experience with the rabbits

Adult: $2
Children: $1
Photography permitted: Yes
Standard Times: 12.30pm and 2pm

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