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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  • Great trip but quite expensive and we didn't expect to have to walk in the dark along narrow paths. We did see glowworms and found the information given interesting.  more »
  • I may have expected too much but I didnt see as many glow worms as I thought I would. We had to go to the 9.30 session as was booked out otherwise so the boat ride to the caves we didnt see much. If y...  more »
  • This was truly a once in a life-time experience experience. You start with taking a boat across the Lake Te Anau, which is a beauty of its own. Once on the island, the tour continues into underground ...  more »

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