Kawiti Caves, Kawakawa

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Discover the magic of nature at Kawiti Caves, a set of limestone caves boasting enviable views of glowworm colonies and limestone rock formations. This mysterious set of caves and resident creatures began drawing visitors in the 1950s, when Te Tawai Kawiti (great grandson of the famous Maori chief Kawiti) started to offer tours built around a great deal of insight and respect for the natural world and its wonders. Stalactites and stalagmites add to the atmosphere of the caves, lit by the luminescence of the colony of worms. Take a look at our Kawakawa day trip planning app to schedule your visit to Kawiti Caves and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Great tour. The tour guides were knowledgable and engaging. Great atmosphere and family run business. Interesting history and cultural information. Who knew glow worms are only found in New...  more »
  • Great tour. Really well set up experience. Knowledgeable guide and great coffee available plus clean toilets. Caves were awesome. Good value for money tour. Glad we stopped in.  more »
  • An excellent experience for us and our 6 year old. Our guide was knowledgeable and funny. Even though the end part of the cave system was under renovation, the half hour tours was just right. We...  more »

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