Glow Worm Tunnel, Lithgow

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  • Make sure that you visit the Glow Worm Tunnel if you get the opportunity - it is a brilliant experience. DO not rush it in the tunnel - it takes at least 5 minutes of sitting still for the eyes to adj...  more »
  • The drive from Leura was about 2 hours. It is a bit of an adventure to reach the destination as most of the drive is on dirt road with the latest section being really rough full of potholes. We didn't...  more »
  • This is a great place to visit. The walk into the tunnel is about 2kms. When you get to the tunnel, you will need a torch (or mobile with light) as it's pitch black. Walk into the middle (about 150m) ...  more »
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  • beautiful piece of country. the road is not suited for 2wd cars. best to take a 4wd as there is a good 45~ km drive over unsealed pothole Rd. narrow at times and through a one way tunnel. the walk is about an 1hr return. easy walk with a section with steep stairs. take a torch and a jacket as it may be cold. you can contine hiking through the tunnel to the other side of Newnes Junction which is around 2hrs.
  • Long drive into the glow worm tunnels as the ~30km unsealed road has big potholes. In my 2wd wagon, we averaged under 30km/hr. There's little signage but towards the end, there's a national park sign saying glowworm tunnel carpark is 3km ahead but it's actually 6.5km. you'll have to drive through a tunnel in the road as well. The bushwalk is about 30 min mostly level but it does involve some steep stairs at some points. I liked the walk more than the glow worm tunnel but the whole experience is memorable. Bring a torch or phone with a torch for the tunnel. Would also be good to have waterproof walking shoes if you have it the tunnel is quite wet but still possible to navigate with sneakers.
  • Stunning reward to a long journey. Bring a torch. Nice a cool and wet inside.
  • A good family day out lots of fun bushwalking and for driving all because extreme or not
  • Bad dirt road makes the driving harder and longer. Strongly advice to drive a high suspension car there. The view is worth and stunning.

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