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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  • On 6 January 2020 I visited the Kawiti Caves and had a guided tour. Among other stories the guide told us about a extreme deep abyss in this cave. He spoke of 20.000 meters, and neither an unmanned.....  more »
  • Great experience really enjoyed our tour guide and his commentary loved the cultural side of it as well highly reccomended  more »

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