New Zealand might be a tiny country barely noticeable on a map of the globe, but that’s exactly what has made it the sensationally lush and untamed country that it is. Situated a mere 900 miles from Australia, New Zealand was one of the last land areas to be populated by humans.
Deep within the caverns of Waitomo, New Zealand, a spectacular sparkling symphony lights up the jagged stalagmites and stalactites…
The glowworm Arachnocampa luminosa is unique to New Zealand. Thousands of these little creatures gather in Waitomo Caves to radiate their unmistakable and arresting luminescent light.
The legend of the Waitomo Caves began more than 30 million years ago, with the creation of limestone at the bottom of the ocean.