Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Te Anau

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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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  • I went on the afternoon cruise and glowworm cave visit when I popped through the area and really enjoyed it. The caves are magnificent, you take a short 20 min or so tour around them and the walk in.....  more »
  • great boat ride out on a flat calm lake. great commentry and our guide into the cave was great too. very interesting to see the glow worms and sitting in the dinghy in the complete darkness was a...  more »

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