Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour

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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Te Anau, New Zealand
  • Product code: 2264RJ400
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The fascinating Te Anau caves system on the western shore of Lake Te Anau offers an underground adventure that charms visitors of all ages. This tour takes you to a mysterious underground world of rushing water before drifting in silent darkness beneath the luminous shimmer of thousands of glowworms.

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  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Family friendly
  • Free drinks included
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day

Following a scenic cruise across Lake Te Anau to Cavern House. Upon arrival join an informative talk about the life cycle of the glow worms, the history of the caves, their development and operation.

Next your friendly guide will take you on an exploration of the caves by path and small punt. Observe how the rushing water sculpts the rock formations, before gliding through silent darkness to the glowworm grotto. The delicate incandescence of thousands of tiny glowworms is a magical sight. Return to Te Anau by boat across the lake, reflecting on this amazing experience of nature.

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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour

Te Anau Glowworm Caves Tour

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Departure Point:

Te Anau Visitor Centre

Departure Time:
    2pm, 7pm - All year
    5:45pm -1 Nov to 30 April
    8:15pm - 1 Nov to 15 April

Return Details:

Returns to original departure point

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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour

Te Anau Glowworm Caves Tour

  • Lake cruise on Lake Te Anau
  • Entry to the Caves of Rushing Water and Glow Worm Grotto
  • Light refreshments
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 5 years
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