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Glowing Adventures

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“glow worms”(138 reviews)
“small group”(65 reviews)
“biscuits”(28 reviews)
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For a unique caving experience off the beaten tourist track on our private farm. Small groups of 8 or less. Amazing glowworm displays and no tour buses! We offer a real caving experience with no footpaths or lights just beautiful untouched New...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1199 Oparure Road, 3985, New Zealand
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+64 508 445 694
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is every bit of amazing!! Absolutely beautiful and spectacular in every way! The guide was awesome, it was laid back, you weren’t rushed and could enjoy just the right amount thrill vs amazement. Absolutely one of my life highlights!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant day with Heath looking after us. They even provided our clothing so we literally did not need any kit at all ... and no washing for us! The 4 of us were taken into the ‘family’ cave squeezing through narrow gaps, wading through water...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an authentic caving experience without any of the tourist trappings. Lovely people, knowledgeable and kind. They give you all you need so you can get dirty. They take lots of photos and email them to you for FREE! This is excellent value and...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wondefull experience with a really profesional people who has a huge knowledge about glowings and caves. Highly recommended!! No te lo pierdas, merece la pena!!!!

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Thank koobita
GlowingAdventures, Owner at Glowing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, we really enjoyed meeting you guys! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your honeymoon in New Zealand :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an awesome experienced to celebrate the 19th birthday of my son Lio inside the cave. Our tour guide Ash and the Kiwi couple who are with us surprisingly sing happy birthday song to Lio and it was an overwhelming feeling of happiness. After...More

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Thank chalie888
GlowingAdventures, Owner at Glowing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Ash really enjoyed taking you guys on our tour and we are so pleased you enjoyed it. Take care and safe travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a born and bred kiwi and can say with 100% conviction that this was the best experience ever!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely small group personal tour of family owned caves with glowworms, back to nature & hands on. Wonderful guide, I was a bit nervous and he was very reassuring :)All clothing, photos, showers and tea and biscuits provided. Definitely recommend :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you expect a stunning experience you will not be disappointed.This ticks all the boxes for an off the beaten track adventure.Ash the tour guide was a legend and we will definitely recommend this to our airbnb guests.More

Thank GeoffG874
GlowingAdventures, Owner at Glowing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming Geoff, it was lovely to meet you both. I just had to share another review we have received today thanking you :-) "We would like to thank our tour guide Ash for making our first experience in a cave tour a very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic! Being able to get within millimeters to the glowworms and the caving experience was brilliant, definitely would recommend! 10/10

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Experience that gets you in touch with nature. This is a real experience that allows you to o caving and get up and close with the glow worms.

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MelsieFM
10 January 2017|
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Response from Michelle B | Property representative |
Hi there, we do have a range of sizes available for most people here at Glowing Adventures and have taken a whole range of sized people on our tour. They main thing is mind set and strength. So there are a few places you... More
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outofofficebrb
26 February 2016|
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Response from Michelle B | Property representative |
Hi there, we have 3x glow worm displays here at Glowing Adventures and they are all quite different. The first is in a large cavern and they are very high up like the night sky. The second is very up close and personal... More
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