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Tauranga: Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour

Product ID: 106477
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Enjoy a truly unique experience as you combine glow worms and kayaking! On this fully guided tour, paddle your kayak into the night to discover the magic of an enchanting glow worm canyon and enjoy some of the region's award-winning wine.
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Duration 3 hours
Starting time 7:30 PM
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  • Enjoy a scenic glow worm kayaking experience on Lake McLaren
  • See glow worms at night in a narrow, high-sided canyon at the top of the lake
  • Savor a tasting plate accompanied with wine and juice on the lakeside at sunset
  • Learn all about the fascinating and magical glow worm
Full description
Enjoy this amazingly fun glow worm kayak tour with delicious refreshments, beautiful scenery, fantastic birdlife and, of course, awesome glow worms! 

Enjoy wine from the award-winning Mills Reef winery, delicate New Zealand cheeses and other refreshments along the edge of Lake McLaren. Your experienced kayak guide will prepare and brief you on how to kayak effectively before launching you onto picturesque Lake McLaren at twilight.

See constellations of glow worms as your guide leads you into the canyon at the top of the lake and learn about the life cycles and peculiarities of this fascinating creature along the way.
  • Transportation to Lake McLaren launch site from the meeting point
  • Refreshments (wine, juice, crackers and cheese, chips and dip, seasonal fruit)
  • All kayaking equipment (kayaks, paddles, fleeces, life jackets and spray decks)
What’s Not Included
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation, which is available at an additional charge of $25

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Meeting point

36 Taniwha Place, Bethlehem, Tauranga

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Important information
Know before you go
• Wear comfortable, light, warm clothing and bring a fleece top or similar for additional warmth
• Participants are advised to avoid wearing denim jeans
• This tour can operate in almost all weather conditions
• Moderate fitness required
• The tour departs once a day before sunset

From US$ 106.39 per person

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Waimarino Ltd

Product ID: 106477