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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves

Experience a mysterious underground world of rushing water before drifting in silent darkness beneath the luminous shimmer of hundreds of glowworms

This underground world is astonishingly beautiful. By geological standards the caves are very young (12,000 years) and are still being carved out by the force of the river that flows through them. The result is a twisting network of limestone passages filled with sculpted rock, whirlpools and a roaring underground waterfall.

Deep inside the caves, beyond the roar of the water, you will be taken by small boat into a silent hidden grotto inhabited by thousands of glowworms, unique to New Zealand. In the subterranean darkness, they produce a glittering display that is nothing short of extraordinary.

What's Included

  • Cruise across Lake Te Anau
  • Guided tour of the caves by path and by small boat
  • Unlimited hot drinks

Important Notes

  • Trips depart from the Real Journeys Visitor Centre in Te Anau.
  • Departure times: 10:15, 14:00, 15:15, 16:30, 17:45, 19:00, 20:15, 21:30

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PRICE: $79 NZD

Duration 2 hrs 15 mins

Departs From: Fiordland

Tour Type: Day Tour & Activities

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