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Big Kanu Glowworm Tour - Tauranga

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Join us for a fun tour admiring the beautiful scenery, birdlife and Glowworms from your seat in our Big Kanu.

Join us for a fun tour admiring the beautiful scenery, birdlife and Glowworms from your seat in our Big Kanu.

Highlights

  • Glowworm Canyon
  • Local History
  • Maori Myths and Legends
  • Nature and Wildlife Experience
  • Paddle a Canoe

Launch the Big Kanu at Lake McLaren and paddle through the tranquil waters toward the head of the lake.

While paddling, look up at the canyon walls to discover hundreds of Glowworms lit up like stars. Our guides will teach you about the life cycle and peculiarities of the Glowworms. Our tour is designed to leave at the perfect hour to experience the full luminescent glow from the Glowworms.

This will be a tour you won’t forget!

Available for all ages!

This tour departs from Lake McLaren in the Lower Kaimai ranges- directions to the meeting point will be given upon booking. We do not provide transport to the meeting site for this tour.

Adult $140.00
Child $80.00 (5-15 years)

What's included

  • High Quality Kanu Equipment
  • Buoyancy Aid
  • Cultural Guide and Safety Guide
  • Glowworm Canyon Experience

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • This kanu tour can operate in almost all weather conditions. Please read our tour Terms & Conditions & contact Waimarino if in doubt.

Available Bookings from 14 Apr to 27 Apr 2024

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  • Adult$101.00
  • Child$80.00

  • Adult$110.00 Less than 6 at this price!
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  • Adult$140.00
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  • Adult$100.00 Less than 6 at this price!
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  • Adult$140.00
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  • Adult$140.00
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  • Adult$140.00
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  • Adult$140.00
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  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$80.00

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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sihuanl from New Zealand wrote on 17 January 2023

Nice evening

Very good trip , very helpful, safe and fun experience

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Emma Ham from New Zealand wrote on 08 April 2024

What an amazing thing to do in Tauranga!

Our night was absolutely magical with Big Kanu glowworm experience! Not only to mention the beautiful scenary that we thoroughly enjoyed getting to the glowworms sight spot and the canyon itself but also fatastic guide from Kayley and David! They made the whole experience so much better with interesting stories and facts thoroughout the journey! Will come back to try other types of activities from this company for sure!

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Ida Matias from United States wrote on 27 March 2024

Amazing experience

We chose the Big Kanu option as we had an elderly person in the group, it was a perfect night on the lake. The guides were fun and informative and the glow worms were so bright. I don't like caves so haven't been to Waitomo so was very excited to see an option without a cave.

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Rajas Surendran from New Zealand wrote on 04 January 2024

Glow worm tour

Great experience

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Annie Feng from New Zealand wrote on 27 November 2023

Fantastic Activity

Great experience, highly recommended.

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