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Glowworm Canyoning On Daylong Nature Exploration Of Auckland
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Climbing, Adventure Sports

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Language

    English

  • Activity Level

    Hard

Description

Embark on an exhilarating tour of New Zealand's countryside from Auckland. Designed for people of all ages, this tour gets your adrenaline pumping as you try to hike the challenging Raglan Rock the top of which affords a breathtaking view of the rugged west coast seascape and stunning native bushes. Explore natural underground formations and caves with a glowworm canyoning expedition in Raglan.

Highlights
  • Waikato
  • Raglan Rock
  • Mt Karioi
  • Waterfalls
  • Glowworm canyoning
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    Embark on this tour to challenge yourself in the company of an experienced and personable guide who is 100% safety audit certified. Throughout the trip hear the stories, and learn about the history of the landscape. 

    • First, we drive two hours south of Auckland towards Wakaito enjoying the scenic drive punctuated with stops for photography in the lush New Zealand countryside. 
    • We then hike the challenging Raglan Rock, an activity that makes you short of breath and pumps you with adrenaline as you reach the top and gaze across the wide views of the rugged west coast. 
    • Next, explore natural underground formations and caves with a canyoning expedition in Raglan. You will be surrounded by picturesque scenery throughout the trip which carries you across the Raglan farmland. This is a highly rated, truly magical canyoning experience.
    • As the sun goes down, we descend by the ancient freshwater boulder stream of Mt Karioi. Here, dressed in canyoning suits, jump into the freshwater pools, challenge yourself to climb the cascading waterfalls, and be mesmerized as the glowworms begin radiating their luminescent light. Surround yourself with the light of their fairytale galaxies before heading back to the base with an experience that is sure to stay with you forever.
What's Included
  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

  • Pick-up and drop-off from Auckland CBD

  • Refreshments and water on board

  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge

  • Admission to 2 hour glowworm canyoning guided experience

  • Photography services

  • All  the necessary safety equipment 

  • An English-speaking Auckland tour escort 

  • Luxurious, temperature controlled transportation in a minibus

What's Excluded
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
What to bring
  • Swimwear, a towel, and a thirst for adventure.
Know before you go
  • Participants must be older than 8 years of age.

  • Good fitness level required; one must have the ability to hike for at least 2 hours.

  • The glow-worm canyoning experience starting time will change throughout the season.

  • You must be dressed appropriately with closed-toe footwear.

  • Optional Add-Ons:

    • Hamilton Gardens: An award-winning public garden and Waikato’s most popular visitor attraction. It tells the Story of Gardens through themed gardens.
    • Hamilton Gardens & River Cruise: Experience a 60-minute floating Cafe Cruise run from Hamilton Gardens down through the centre of Hamilton City: a unique way to view New Zealand’s largest inland city. Prices are for the cruise only. Cafe meals can be purchased on board.
Meeting Point

Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From
449.00 NZD USD
USD 333 / Per Person