Glowworm, Scenic and Adventure Kayak Tours


Big Kanu Starlight Tour

This Tour has limited availability: please call to enquire.

What finer way to see Glowworms than in a Big Kanu. Paddle together through the calm waters of Lake Rotoiti along the shore line, gliding past native New Zealand bush while you learn the myths and the legends of the area as the sun is setting over the lake. Adventure into the cave and be greeted by a constellation of Glowworms only to emerge and be greeted by the starlit waters underneath the Milky Way

The tour is suitable for all ages with no previous experience required.

$105 Per Adult ($115 Per Adult 26th Dec-28th Feb)
$79 Per Child (5-15yrs)
$20 Infant (under 5yrs)

2 Hour Tour Length, 1.25 hour Paddling Time, Fitness Level 1/5,
Glowworms, No age restrictions

Waimarino Glowworm Tours - Tauranga | New Zealand
amit night sky photos

Additional Information

This Kanu tour can operate in almost all weather conditions. Please read our terms and conditions and contact Waimarino if in doubt.

Our premium rate applies for all bookings between 26th December – 28th February.

Minimum 4 persons required.

What to Bring

Warm, comfortable clothing (No jeans please)

Casual Footwear

We Provide

High quality Kanu equipment

Buoyancy Aid

Insect Repellent

Big Kanu Glowworm Tour

Launch the Big Kanu from the lakes edge and paddle together through the calm waters towards the head of the lake. This tour is great fun allowing you to appreciate the beautiful scenery, birdlife and Glowworms from your seat in our Big Kanu.

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Starlight Kayak Tour

Experience an evening adventure kayaking out over one of New Zealand’s most stunning water ways, Lake Rotoiti. Take in the beautiful scenery, abundant birdlife, and learn the myths and legends linked to the area as you paddle towards the magical glow worm cave.

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