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Essential Collection

Kawiti Glow Worm Caves Tour

Access from: Bay of Islands


Key info

  • Tour ID: 52657
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Pick up point: Bay of Islands Port
  • Activity level: Gentle
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Glow Worms
  • Paihia Village
  • Waiomio Valley

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 52657
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Pick up point: Bay of Islands Port
  • Activity level: Gentle
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Glow Worms
  • Paihia Village
  • Waiomio Valley

Itinerary

- Depart from the Port - Make your way to Kawiti Glow Worm Cave - Full guided tour around the Cave (40 Minutes) - Head back towards the ship/or you can stay in Bay of Islands and explore at your own pace and make your way back to the ship Note: If you choose to stay in Bay of Islands centre, you require to organise your own transportation

Once you have been greeted by your professional tour guide we will make our way to the Waiomio Valley, home to the famous Kawiti Glow Worm Cave. Sit back and relax as you take in the magnificent scenery as we pass by the beautiful natish bush beaches and sheep and beef farms whilst enjoying the full commentary on the hsitory and lifestyle stories of New Zealand and the Bay of Islands. 

Be wowed as you arrive at the Kawiti family property and set your sights on the breath taking rock formations and the lush green rainforest. The caves are made up of incredible rock formations, which are spectacular. The cave is 200m long and 20m tall at its highest point. This hidden gem is non-commercial experience and family friendly. 

The staff are very knowledgeable and will give you a lentern lit, educational tour, explaining the myths and legends and all you need to know about glow worms. These glow worms create a galaxy like feel when all lit up and the small stream which flows through the cave, is home to a pet eel, which can be stroked!

Enjoy your 40 minute guided tour with on of the family members as you follow the wooden boardwalk through the limestone cave system. You will see thousands of Glow Worms and networks of stalactites and stalagmites as we share one of New Zealand's natural wonders. 

Your guide will explain the life cycle of the Glow Worms and stories of the family history. With you exploration now at an end, you will travel back to Paihia where you can explore further the beautiful Bay of Islands or take a shuttle back to the ship. 

 

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    Key info

    • Tour ID: 52657
    • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Pick up point: Bay of Islands Port
    • Activity level: Gentle

    Top highlights

    • Glow Worms
    • Paihia Village
    • Waiomio Valley

    Itinerary

    - Depart from the Port - Make your way to Kawiti Glow Worm Cave - Full guided tour around the Cave (40 Minutes) - Head back towards the ship/or you can stay in Bay of Islands and explore at your own pace and make your way back to the ship Note: If you choose to stay in Bay of Islands centre, you require to organise your own transportation

    Once you have been greeted by your professional tour guide we will make our way to the Waiomio Valley, home to the famous Kawiti Glow Worm Cave. Sit back and relax as you take in the magnificent scenery as we pass by the beautiful natish bush beaches and sheep and beef farms whilst enjoying the full commentary on the hsitory and lifestyle stories of New Zealand and the Bay of Islands. 

    Be wowed as you arrive at the Kawiti family property and set your sights on the breath taking rock formations and the lush green rainforest. The caves are made up of incredible rock formations, which are spectacular. The cave is 200m long and 20m tall at its highest point. This hidden gem is non-commercial experience and family friendly. 

    The staff are very knowledgeable and will give you a lentern lit, educational tour, explaining the myths and legends and all you need to know about glow worms. These glow worms create a galaxy like feel when all lit up and the small stream which flows through the cave, is home to a pet eel, which can be stroked!

    Enjoy your 40 minute guided tour with on of the family members as you follow the wooden boardwalk through the limestone cave system. You will see thousands of Glow Worms and networks of stalactites and stalagmites as we share one of New Zealand's natural wonders. 

    Your guide will explain the life cycle of the Glow Worms and stories of the family history. With you exploration now at an end, you will travel back to Paihia where you can explore further the beautiful Bay of Islands or take a shuttle back to the ship. 

     

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • English Speaking Guide
    • Air Conditioned Transportation
    ACTIVITY LEVEL: 2-3
    Activity Level Scale:
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
    5 - Hard Physical Activity
    Included: Air Conditioned Transportation, English Speaking Guide
    Not Included: Lunch/Beverages,Gratuities/Tips
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