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See Auckland's Secret Glow Worms

See Auckland's Secret Glow Worms

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm seriously mad about nature. I grew up on a farm on the east coast, miles from our next neighbors, so who do you think i ended up hanging out with? That's right the weird and wonderful animals and creatures that call New Zealand home! Thankfully, my fascination with the great New Zealand outdoors hasn't gone away in adulthood. I now try and fill my days with trips out into our big green…
Kate
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What we’ll do

This is a unique experience to go visit and hang out with and learn about real life glow worms without even leaving the city. We go in small groups, we are very careful where we tread and what we touch, it’s an intimate and special experience every time. We’ve been tracking and monitoring a thriving colony of bush glow worms and we are pleased to report they are thriving right now, lighting up…

What else you should know

This is a short night time bush walk, there is no rafting or boating. Cell phones are to be turned off. Your guide will carry a torch but we use only the red light. No locations are to be recorded. Please feel free to tip your guide. We will not be offended!

What to bring

Comfortable/sensible shoes
Rain Jacket
  • Responsible interactions

    All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

  • Caring expert hosts

    Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.

  • Diverse animals

    Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.

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Where you'll be

The reserve that we visit is a small yet beautiful section of native New Zealand bush. It's around a 25 minute drive from downtown Auckland. When we arrive it's just a short stroll along a solid gentle walkway before we reach the Glow Worm site. If we're lucky we may even hear the call of the Morepork (New Zealand Owl) and detect some other nocturnal species, this bit is up to the animals themselves if they want to front or not!

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 10 and up can attend. sensible shoes, check the weather forecast - Auckland is subject to 4 seasons in one day. Please let us know prior to booking if you are visually impaired or have trouble getting around so we can make sure this…

More tips

This is a short night time bush walk, there is no rafting or boating. Cell phones are to be turned off. Your guide will carry a torch but we use only the red light. No locations are to be recorded. Please feel free to tip your guide. We will not be offended!
Kate
See Auckland's Secret Glow Worms
132 reviews
From $115/person
132 reviews
From $115/person