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Twilight Paddle Board and Glow Worm Cave Tour

Experience a truly magical evening tour paddle-boarding your way as night falls to a secret destination on the lake home to an incredible array of Glow-Worms.

Your adventure begins with a complimentary Rotorua pick up where our shuttle will take you on a 15 minute scenic journey, passing Redwoods-Whakarewarewa, before descending to the Lake.

Upon arrival at the lake your guides will unload all the necessary equipment as you enjoy the beach before you take to the waters on an amazing stand-up paddle board twilight tour .

Choose your favourite colour glow stick to remain visible to your guide when night falls as you paddle-board your way to discover hidden caves home to amazing galaxy formations of glow-worms

Be in awe of the dazzling glow worms that surround you in these intriguing hidden caves.

A memorable and adventurous tour that will allow you to soak up the amazing natural surrounding as the sun goes down.

This is one of our hot selling tours with a limited capacity of 7 - Book now to ensure your place on this epic adventure!

Per Person $120.00

What's included

  • Pick-up and return
  • Gear hire
  • Informative travel to lake
  • Safety briefing
  • Paddle-board instruction
  • 1.5hr guided paddle-board lake tour


  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience


  • Minimum age: 10

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Departure Times: Every night, departing 7:30pm 1 December until 1 March 2019, Then departing 7pm until end of March, Departing 5pm 1 April to end of September, Departing 7pm 1 October to end of November.
  • No experience is required

    Minimum age is 10 with a guardian or 18 without a guardian

    A weight limit of 105kg applies

Available Bookings from November 30 to December 06

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Mon 30 Nov
Tue 1 Dec
Wed 2 Dec
Thu 3 Dec
Fri 4 Dec
Sat 5 Dec
Sun 6 Dec

3spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$84.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$95.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$120.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$84.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$96.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$84.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Kim Stanford from New Zealand wrote on 26 September 2020

Awesome experience- totally recommend!

Really enjoyed the glow worms and paddle boarding. I have never paddle boarded before and the patience and support was awesome - Nev taught me everything I needed to know and he was so fun guiding us around the beautiful caves. 10/10 recommend for beginners at paddle boarding (like me!) or those who are really good (like my partner).

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Bernadette Heaphy from New Zealand wrote on 26 November 2019

Lovely experience

This was a beautiful experience both the calmness of paddle boarding on the lake and lying back and looking at the glow worms.

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Sue Choi from New Zealand wrote on 14 November 2020

Amazing and unique experience

Amazing and unique experience especially on a clear night. Not only will you see glow worms up close but lay on your board and watch countless stars that you never knew existed. My partner really enjoyed the moment with me. Our guide, Hayley was so awesome and made the whole journey a very enjoyable one. Thanks Haley! Definitely recommend.

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Frida Jensen from New Zealand wrote on 08 October 2020

Frida and cole

Amazing through and through. Could not have wish for anything better. Thank you so much

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Kim Benson from United Kingdom wrote on 05 October 2020

Amazing experience, the best way to see glowworms

One of the best evenings we've ever had. Me and my brother really enjoyed, he had never paddleboarded before but picked it up straight away. The caves with the glowworms in are very personal, get to see them close up and have penalty of time to see them. This tour you get to see a the brilliant nature of new zealand .

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