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OUR WINTER evening GLOWWORM & DARK FOREST TOURS are selling out fast. Thank you!!
Today (28.6.) we only have availability on these dates:
August 4., 8., 11., 15. & 18.
Bookings & payment only through our website pls:
*INTRODUCING A WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE*
GLOWWORM TOURS: A SPECIAL AFTER DARK EXPERIENCE
We’re introducing night time tours – you’ll be delighted by the thousands of bioluminescence points of light generated by glowworms living in the sheltered banks along the pathways of the Sanctuary.
Small groups tours for a maximum of 12 people, every group will be escorted by two guides.
Tours will be offered, 6.30pm Sun, Wed and Fri evenings commencing Sunday, 6 June, book now!Click here to book your tour:
Our glowworm tour is a special experience which will astound and delight night time visitors, literally thousands of bioluminescence points of light generated by glowworms living in the sheltered banks along the pathways of the Sanctuary.
“It was phenomenal! Absolutely brilliant! It was absolutely breathtaking up there last night!!!”
Your glowworm experience starts outside the Visitor Centre at 6.30pm (please arrive 10 mins early); our knowledgeable and friendly guides will meet you. After introductions, and an overview of the Brook Waimārama Sanctuary you’ll soon be on your way.
During the next 90 minutes you’ll get to see and experience the Sanctuary in a way that is completely unlike our day time tours.
Tours are available for groups of 6-12 (min/max), each group is accompanied by two guides. Each child under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (1:1 ratio) – note, ‘family’ group bookings are permitted with two adults and three children.
Because of the darkness, this tour is not recommended for children in prams or for those in wheelchairs as safely navigating the pathways in the dark may be challenging.
Tours MUST be pre-booked and paid via the form below.
These tours are reliant on the availability of volunteer guides, and are weather dependent. The safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff is of paramount importance.
WE WILL PROVIDE:
- Two guides for every group
- Special ‘red light’ torches
WHAT TO BRING:
- Warm clothes
- Sturdy footwear (no jandals or crocs)
- A sense of adventure
WHAT NOT TO BRING:
- Cameras: flash photography is not permitted – (note: mobile phones are allowed, but flash function must be turned off)
- Bags or backpacks
- Torches (we’ll provide ‘red light’ torches)
The charges below are inclusive of the standard admission fees.
PRIVATE GROUP TOURS FOR DATES NOT MENTIONED: AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
To enquire about private group tours, email: email@example.com
Once you’ve done your tour – please leave us a review on TripAdvisor.