Night-time Glowworm Canyoning Adventure Raglan

An authentic New Zealand canyoning experience for all year round! As night falls, be guided by the light of the glow worms and stars...

Highlights

  • Located on hidden Raglan farmland surrounded by pure natural beauty
  • Abseil down waterfalls and navigate the canyon stream at night!
  • Accompanied by an experienced and personable guide
  • Revel in the magical luminescent glowworms at the final waterfall
  • Award winning tour and 5 star reviewed on TripAdvisor
  • Perfect year round activity - super warm wetsuits in winter!

Descend into the old freshwater canyon stream flowing down from Mt Karioi as night falls.

You will be surrounded by picturesque scenery throughout the trip, all located on hidden Raglan farmland. This is a highly rated, truly magical canyoning experience.

No matter the season, we have you covered! In summer you have lighter wetsuits, in Winter you'll be just as warm in super thick insulated wetsuits.

We encounter many obstacles on our way down, from waterfalls and rock walls to large boulders and deep rock pools. Challenge yourself to climb and abseil the cascading waterfalls and jump into the deep pools below!

Although challenging, you will be accompanied by a very experienced, passionate and personable guide who is 100% safety audit certified, making sure all adventurers feel safe and get the most out of each and every trip.

As we navigate our way downstream, we will reach the final waterfall which is home to thousands of twinkling glowworms. Cast your eyes around the rock face and revel in the magical luminescent display, before heading back to base to finish off an adventure to be remembered for a lifetime.

Per Person $140.00

What's included

  • All equipment supplied - summer or winter wetsuits provided
  • Free photos
  • Transport to and from the canyon from our home base

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Meeting location: 33 Simon Road, Raglan 3225.

Restrictions

  • Minimum age is 8 years old.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

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.

Notes

  • PLEASE NOTE: For safety reasons, guests must be able to speak and understand English at a good level.
  • Good fitness level required - must have the ability to hike for at least 2hrs.

    A minimum of 2 people are required for the tour to depart. Single bookings may be waitlisted and double bookings may be moved. In either case, the tour operator will get in touch prior to departure.

    The glowworm tour start time will change throughout the season due to sunset.

Available Bookings from January 25 to January 31

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

4.9

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farzad from New Zealand wrote on 18 January 2021

Awesome operators and memorable experience!

We booked this adventure for our 16th anniversary and couldn't enjoy ourselves more than being with such great guides and in the beautiful Raglan region. Also Harry who I think runs the business is awesome as he very kindly accommodated our special need for booking date. Highly recommend this business and its good people.

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Thanks so much for your awesome review Farzad! Really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a kind review! It really means the world to us hearing you speak of our team the way you have! Thanks again for coming and hope to see you both again one day!

Carlijn Dieleman from New Zealand wrote on 07 November 2020

What an experience!

Great experience to do this in the dark. A challenging walk through a slippery stream, lots of glowworms, special tea and some pretty amazing abseils! The glowworms at the last waterfall make the end absolutely stunning!

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Thanks so much Carlijn for leaving a review. Really appreciate it, and stoked you had such a great time!

Conny from Hungary wrote on 15 July 2020

Nighttime Adventure

It was an awesome experience and so much fun! Thank you very much for both our guides who kept us safe and made this a night to remember!

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Thanks so much for your review Conny, glad you enjoyed the experience and felt very safe with our experienced guides! Really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review.

chrism2 from Netherlands wrote on 16 March 2020

Super!

Had a great night time glow worm tour! Great guide, magical scenery.

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Thanks for your awesome review Chris! Stoked you had such a great trip!

Tiffany Joh from United States wrote on 19 February 2020

Awesome experience!

Georgie is an absolute saint! I took the glow worm canyoning trip at nighttime with my buddy and my parents who are both 65+ years old. None of us had any type of rappelling experience and Georgie got us down steep drops and over rocky areas with the patience of Mother Theresa. Would 100 percent recommend this trip!

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Thanks so much for awesome review Tiffany! Stoked you and your family enjoyed yourselves! We pride our selves on having a trips flexible to fit everyone's wishes and abilities! Thanks for coming! Hope to see you all again one day!

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