Waipu Cave (C18)

Waipu Cave, Whangarei region, New Zealand.

GPS: -35.934642 174.347907

Waipu cave overview

Waipu cave overview

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The entrance area of Waipu Cave with the giant stagmite.  most tourists don't go any farther in than this...but not you, right?

The entrance area of Waipu Cave with the giant stagmite. most tourists don’t go any farther in than this…but not you, right?

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Stream flowing on the Waipu Cave floor, glow worms gracing the ceiling.  WOW!

Stream flowing on the Waipu Cave floor, glow worms gracing the ceiling. WOW!

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A glowworm Milky Way lighting up the stalagmits inside Waipu Cave

A glowworm Milky Way lighting up the stalagmits inside Waipu Cave

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A flash-photo inside the amazing glowworm room---with a flash you can't see the glowworms

A flash-photo inside the amazing glowworm room—with a flash you can’t see the glowworms

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Same picture, just with no flash...probably a 5-10 second exposure on a tripod.  This glowworm-lit room is just a 50-step walk inside the Waipu cave, but most folks miss it entirely

Same picture, just with no flash…probably a 5-10 second exposure on a tripod. This glowworm-lit room is just a 50-step walk inside the Waipu cave, but most folks miss it entirely

Same picture, just with no flash…probably a 5-10 second exposure on a tripod.  This glowworm-lit room is just a 50-step walk inside the Waipu cave, but most folks miss it entirely.

2 Responses to “Waipu Cave (C18)”

  1. day 1: waipu cave | chris and julia go to new zealand Says:

    […] nz frenzy recommendation. tons of glow worms and creepy echos/hallucinations. […]

  2. day 1: waipu cave | chris and julia go to new zealand Says:

    […] nz frenzy recommendation. tons of glow worms and creepy echoes/hallucinations. […]

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