Twilight KAYAK Glow Worm Tour

Perfect for beginners and families and those still a little unsure of paddle - boarding.

An amazing kayaking tour suitable for beginners that takes you in a kayak to an amazing cave home to a constellation of glow worms. This is a truly unique New Zealand kayak tour. The glow worm kayak tour is one of the best things to do in rotorua and a great way to see the lake scenery. Glow worms are found all over New Zealand including Waitomo caves and other areas, however the kayak glow worm tour is one of the more rare locations to see these amazing glowing worms. Paddle board rotorua provide this day time glow worm kayak tour to a glow worm cave in a boutique small group tour. A great activity to to in Rotorua and a New Zealand must do. This tour is only 15 minutes for Rotorua it is not Waitomo Cavces. Waitomo caves are a mass tourism operation and this is a boutique uniqu kayak glow worm tour only found in Rotorua New Zealand


Your glow worm kayaking adventure starts here


allow 3 hours (pick-up to return)

Skill Level


Group Size

2 – 4 persons

Minimum Age

5 (with guardian)

16 (no guardian)


199 NZ$

Activity Includes

  • pick-up and return
  • gear hire
  • informative travel to local lake
  • safety briefing
  • kayak instruction
  • 1.5hr guided kayak lake tour
  • amazing glow worms

Bring Along

  • swimwear
  • wetsuit / warm swimwear
  • towel
  • bottle of water
  • footwear
  • snacks

Activity Description

Explore Rotorua’s Lakes as the sun sets at twilight hour on an amazing scenic kayak tour as you are guided to an incredible cavern home to a galaxy formation of glow-worms. One of Rotorua’s premium experiences that you will never forget.

Appreciate the convenience of a complimentary pick-up and return transfer from your central Rotorua accommodation or the Rotorua I site at 1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua. Departing Rotorua a 15-20 minute drive begins during which time you will meet your small-group tour members as you descend to the lake which is home to hidden cave and rock formations perfect for exploration. 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 kayak twilight tour. Discover hidden caves home to amazing galaxy formations of glow-worms. With knowledgeable and expert local guides ensuring you master kayaking quickly and keeping you together and on-course in the dark, you are sure to have an unforgettable night. The return shuttle transfer back to Rotorua is a time to relive the highlights of the experience and form lasting memories of your tour. This tour is perfect for complete beginners and families as the kayaks are suitable for two persons and a child and are very easy to paddle and very stable.