Start at the Riverside Adventures base or Cambridge Accommodation where we take a scenic drive to the northern end of the Te Awa River Ride.
Ngaruawahia is the beginning of your journey! You’ll start opposite the significant Turangawaewae marae, home of the Maori King and wind your way along the mighty Waikato River for most of the way to Hamilton!
Highlights include Perry Bridge, Durham precinct (for coffee and snacks!), the fortified Mangaharakeke Paa site, St Andrews Gold Club, Hamilton Central to the world famous, Hamilton Gardens.
You’ll be met by your driver at the Hamilton Gardens who will take you back to your accommodation in Cambridge at either Hidden Lake Hotel or Cambridge Top 10.
That evening, drive to Riverside Adventure's base (approx. 20min drive) for the stunning Twilight Glowworm Kayak Tour.
Starting late afternoon or early evening, enjoy spectacular sights you can only experience by kayak. Paddle slowly through the Pokaiwhenua canyon and, when darkness falls, be guided by titiwai (NZ glow worms) on either side.
Overnight accommodation at either Hidden Lake Hotel or Cambridge Top 10 Holiday park.