Kawiti Caves, Northland Region

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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. Put Kawiti Caves into our Kawakawa day trip planning app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kawakawa.
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  • October 3, 2017
    We had an hour or so to pass on a rainy day and a visit to these Kawiti caves seemed to be ideal in the time available. The visit was reasonable value and most informative. Glow worms aren’t found in ...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    There are no words to describe this magical place. The caves alone, millions of years old, are more than well worth a look. Then to see the glow worms on the roof of the cave, well thats another story...  more »
  • September 20, 2017
    We weren't planning to go to these caves, but saw the sign and only being 1km off the highway "why not". When we met Karina and she told me it was $20 each l wanted to continue to Paihia, but my wife ...  more »

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