Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Te Anau

Step into a boat and glide into the magical world of Te Anau Glowworm Caves, a system of 12,000-year-old limestone caves carved into intricate curving shapes by the river running through them. The caves, also explorable on foot, are home to glowworms, bioluminescent fly larvae that fill the cave with a soft light. As the caves are fragile, certain areas are restricted from visitors. You will need to register online for one of a few daily tours by boat and foot, which are run in small groups of around 12 people. Make Te Anau Glowworm Caves a part of your Te Anau vacation plans using our Te Anau tour itinerary builder website .
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  • If you have been to a glow worm cave before, (or caves in general) this tour is not for you. I found it rather disappointing. It was a similar experience to a nice museum exhibit of a glow worm cave. ...  more »
  • As part of our trip to Milford Sound, we have 1 Night stay at Te Anau and we follow tour to Glowworm Caves. We went there with 7pm trip. I heard that one of The best part of visit The caves at Te Anau...  more »
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