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Discover the magic of Kawiti Glowworm Caves

Northland's Ultimate Glowworm Experience

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Experience our guided tours

Located right in the heart of the Waiomio Valley, Kawiti Glowworm Caves are home to thousands of luminous glow worms, breath-taking rock formations and lush green rainforest.

Daytime Tours

Our guided 45 minute Daytime Tours run from 9am until 4pm, seven days a week. Tour group sizes can range from a single person to a maximum of 40 people in one tour. Whether you are exploring with family, friends or part of an excursion, our knowledgeable and entertaining guides will provide you with an unforgettable experience.

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a wooden staircase leading to the Kawiti Caves entrance

Twilight Tours

Our bespoke Twilight Tours are also known as our Te Ara Ngahere tours. You will be picked up from your accommodation in Paihia. Experience Maori protocol, participate in discussions about rongoa (traditional Maori healing), and explore the caves as twilight sets in. End your evening with a shared meal in the lush cave surrounds. These tours are by appointment only and are available for groups of 12 or more.

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a wooden bridge going through Kawiti Caves

Educational Tours

Our Educational Tours are popular with local and national school groups. These tours focus on the types of formations within the caves system, the life and habits of glowworms, flora and fauna as well as sustainability and preserving our environment.

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Glowworm's in Kawiti Caves

What our visitors think

Explore the world famous milky way, a cavern filled with glow worms as far as the eye can see

Glowworm's in Kawiti Caves looking just like the night sky

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