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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  • We booked in a hurry at Info before going to the firefly tour. The staff were very friendly and helpful.
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  • Visited on the 13th Of Sept. 2019 Totally worth a visit, if you guys are curious to know what goes under the ground that we walk on. There you find a world of it's own. Not just the magical glowworms ...  more »
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