This tour is for Cruise Ship customers and all members of the public staying in Paihia/Russell. The tour operates 7 days a week from January 7th to February 10th.
We visit the Kawiti Glow Worm Caves, the Hundertwasser Toilets and take a leisurely 30 minute walk through the Opua Forest . All tours are approximately 3 hours long and leave from Waitangi wharf at 9.30 am.
The price includes Cave entry and the Maori guides are members of the family who own the attraction.
What You'll Get
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Stop At: Kawiti Caves, 49 Waiomio Road, Kawakawa 0210 New Zealand
Our destination is the Kawiti Glowworm Caves where a local Maori guide will lead you through underground caverns to see the glow worms and tell you how the caves came to be found.
Your 30 minute guided tour will follow a wooden boardwalk (with handrails) through a 200 metre limestone cave system. Once inside, you will see thousands of glow worms spread across the ceiling surrounded by breath taking stalactites and stalagmites.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Opua Forest Lookout Track, 74 School Rd, Paihia 0200 New Zealand
This is a short but delightful stroll, partly on boardwalk through groves of kauri to an elevated lookout platform and bench seat. Once at the lookout you will be surrounded by kauri trees of different ages – from young rickers up to 25 years old to more mature trees of about 400 years in age.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Kawakawa Public Toilets by Hundertwasser, 60 Gillies St, Kawakawa 0210 New Zealand
Then, a short drive to Kawakawa, location of the world famous "Hundertwasser Toilets" one of the few public toilets seen as an international work of art, designed by the expatriate Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, features the use of recycled materials from the local community.
Duration: 15 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Entry/Admission - Kawiti Caves
- Food and drinks
Waitangi 0293, New Zealand
Returns to original departure point
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