Pick up options are:
Tours run daily, departing:
- Meet at Lake Okareka - detailed directions given when booking
- Rotorua Information Centre 1167 Fenton Street Rotorua
- Central Rotorua Accommodation (needs to be confirmed with Paddle Board Rotorua)
- Trip lengths are usually 2-2.5 hours if you meet at the lake; 2.5-3hours if you pick-up in town. (Usually, around 1.5 hours on the water but varies due to conditions and group abilities)
- 7 pm Sep, Oct, March (Sunset Night Tour)
- 7:30 or 8 pm Nov to Feb (Sunset/Night Tour)
The Paddle Board Rotorua Glow Worm Tour is simply one of the best experiences to do in Rotorua in the evening. Only a 15-minute drive from Rotorua central city this paddleboard adventure allows you to see glow worms in Rotorua without needing to drive a long distance to Waitomo Caves.
Arrive at their base on the shorelines of Lake Okareka as the sun is setting where you will meet your friendly and expert paddleboard guide and the other adventures joining your tour. Following the introductions you will gear-up and prepare for an epic night out with all necessary equipment provided.
Your guide will then run through safety and detailed paddleboard instruction before you take the helm on the water. Explore the shoreline and embrace the weather conditions of the evening as you follow your guide around the lake edge as night sets in. Once its dark, discover your adventurous side as your guide leads you inside incredible hidden caves home to galaxies of glow worms.
Take ample time to enjoy the magical moments inside the caves before returning along your course in the dark. If it is a clear night the magic continues as the stars come out and the cloudy appearance of the milky-way fills the sky. Upon returning to the base you will feel like you have been in another world for the past few hours and will likely have made some new friends through the wonder of this experience.
This tour is one of the most unique and magical ways to see New Zealand's glow worms. Local to Rotorua this experience is a must-do and is a great way to see glow worms while enjoying the many other amazing sites within the Rotorua Lakes District. Book this amazing glow worm tour NOW.
About Paddle Board Rotorua:
Paddle Board Rotorua provide amazing glow worm evening tours only 15 minutes drive from Rotorua, New Zealand. One of the only places in the world where the stunning lakes allow Stand Up Paddle Boards and Kayaks to access caves home to thousands of magical glow worms.
Their base is located right on the water's edge, this helps us to maximize the time soaking in the sunsets and enjoying the evening paddle before being immersed in the wonder of glow worms and stars on a clear night.
With either Kayak or Stand-Up Paddle options, there is something to suit everyone. They are customer-focused, friendly and all-round awesome guides will help you master the activities ensuring you have a great time.
Valid from Oct 7, 2020
Expires Dec 31, 2020
Limit: 2 per user and 2 as gift for others
Online bookings essential. Black out dates: xmas eve, xmas day and new years eve Subject to availability and weather conditions. A weight limit of 105kg applies. There is an age limit for this tour. The minimum age is 13 years old. 13-17 year old persons must be supervised by a responsible adult (18 or over).
Clothing may get wet, wear suitable clothes and a towel. Participant responsibility applies to ensure you are sufficiently hydrated, nourished and sun safe. Not valid on public holidays. No refunds unless required by law. No cashback. Not to be used with any other offer.
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