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Rotorua Twilight Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour and Glow Worm Experience

  • Glow worm paddleboard tour is an adventurous way to see the natural show
  • No experience required: The evening starts with basic instruction
  • Group size limited to 7 to ensure personal service from the guide
Rotorua Twilight Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour and Glow Worm Experience
From USD 82.75
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Steer a stand-up paddleboard through a spectacular display of glow worms on a twilight tour of Lake Rotorua glow worm caves and rock formations. Paddling Lake Rotorua at dusk means the perfect light to see the glow worms at their sparkling, shining best, and you’ll watch the first stars appear over the lake as you return to shore.
What to Expect
Appreciate the convenience of a complimentary pick-up and return transfer from your central Rotorua accommodation or the Rotorua I site at 1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua. Departing Rotorua a 15-20 minute drive begins during which time you will meet your small-group tour members as you descend to the lake which is home to hidden cave and rock formations perfect for exploration. Upon arrival at the lake your guides will unload all the necessary equipment as you enjoy the beach before you take to the waters on an amazing stand-up paddle board twilight tour. Choose your favorite color glow stick to remain visible to your guide when night falls as you paddle-board your way to discover hidden caves home to amazing galaxy formations of glow-worms. With knowledgeable and expert local guides ensuring you master stand-up paddle boarding quickly and keeping you together and on-course in the dark, you are sure to have an unforgettable night. The return shuttle transfer back to Rotorua is a time to relive the highlights of the experience and form lasting memories of your tour.
Reviews (23)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Unique & Amazing Experience

Our family of five had an amazing experience yesterday evening with Matt. Most of us has never been on a stand up paddle board before and within no time we were paddling comfortably. Safety measures & instructions were top notch. We felt safe at all...More

Thank Alyong199
NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the two thumbs up! We work hard on safety at Paddle Board Rotorua so glad that it pays off and glad you thought this aspect of our tour was top notch.

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile
Amazing experience

We had a really great time paddle boarding! Matty is a great instructor - with his explanations it was very easy to learn how to paddle! Also we've had a great conversation, so it felt like we have an old friend in Rotorua! The tour...More

Thank Elad F
NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review . We work hard at giving the best tour experience possible so glad you enjoyed it .

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Personal and authentic tour

After sifting through many pages of big-scale tour operators while looking for a way to see the Glow Worms, I stumbled on Paddle Board Rotorua. My tour was only me and one other traveler with our tour guide and we got such a great value...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kortney L
NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thanks so much for reviewing us ! So glad you had a great experience

Reviewed 26 August 2018
This is a MUST DO!

Just got back from an amazing evening of paddle boarding and seeing the glow warm caves. The location was absolutely beautiful and the experience of getting to silently float into caves and stare up at a ceiling of glow worms is an experience I won't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cuttingcb
Nev W, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Hi thanks so much for reviewing us. Great to hear you enjoyed our tour !

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile
A Great Experience

I did the paddle boarding & glow-worm experience with Matty. I had never paddle boarded before, & Matty gave very helpful pointers before starting & also to help me overcome some initial difficulties. The glow-worms were very prominent, so I had a thoroughly enjoyable tour...More

1  Thank johnobrienDec1987
Nev W, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Hey thanks for reviewing us glad you had an enjoyable and fun tour !!

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