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Glow Worm Dell, Hokitika
(4.3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Adventure into the secret nocturnal life of one of nature's brightest creatures at Glow Worm Dell. Bring a flashlight with you on the short walk, which yields excellent views of the worm colonies in a well-maintained, sustainable grotto. The insects can only be seen at night, but the grotto itself is an atmospheric, fern-covered natural structure when visited during the day. Use our Hokitika vacation builder to arrange your visit to Glow Worm Dell and other attractions in Hokitika.
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  • If you want a grand tour of glow worm, Waitomo Caves or Te Anau is the place for you.. But if you just want a simple and free experience, then this glow worm dell is more than good enough.. It is not ...  more »
  • What a treat! We stayed at 252 Beachside Motel and walked over the road to this glow worm dell. I wasnt sure how far the walk was, but it wasnt very far at all. There were a few people there at the sa...  more »
  • We have been to the Spellbound Tour in Waitomo, which is freaking phenomenal, but were unable to take pictures. This is an amazing opportunity to see glowworms for those who enjoy photography. You can...  more »
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  • One of the few free and accessible places to see glow worms. It's just a 2 mins walk in and there are no lights, so bring a light source but don't shine it on the walls. The glow worms will fade out if you do.
  • We loved the glow worms and all for free ,great little place to visit, note can only see glow worms at night in the little dell at the end of a show walk.
  • Nice ! =) Although it's just a 5mins walk...the Glow Worm are amazing. Torchlight is a must !
  • just a little green light. not so interest for me. u can park arround their and walk only 2 minute in the dark.
  • A wee little dell to see the glow worms in their natural habitat for free. Be sure to visit after dark otherwise you'll be a little disappointed!