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“Quick stop off to see the GlowWorms” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Te Anau Glowworm Caves

Te Anau Glowworm Caves
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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour
Ranked #6 of 42 things to do in Te Anau
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Visit the Te Anau Glowworm Caves - an underground network of limestone caves lit by hundreds of glowworms. In the darkness they produce a glittering display. Carved out by the force of the river, the underground world is surprisingly beautiful with whirlpools and roaring waterfalls. Begin with a scenic cruise across Lake Te Anau and then our nature guides will take you in groups through the caves and then in a small boat into the grotto. Departs Te Anau.
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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews
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“Quick stop off to see the GlowWorms”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

Fun little stop and break from the road. If you are traveling with kids, they will love it. Bring a hat if you are fussy about your hair.

Visited February 2012
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“Another must see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

It was not on the top of my list as I have been to caves before but I'm so glad I went. The tour guides are great and they keep the number small so you can look around. The cave tour is amazing and almost as good as seeing the glow worms. It's chilly so do dress warmly. I never experienced a darkness like sitting in the boat to see the worms, it was quite surreal and peaceful. Highly recommend and it's child friendly as well.

Visited December 2012
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Adelaide, Australia
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“Well worth seeing.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

We'd seen glowworms before, but this experience of being taken in a small boat through a cave in near darkness and silence provided a wonderful way of seeing this amazing creatures. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

Visited January 2013
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Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Don't miss this!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

We absolutely loved this attraction. Not to be missed. It is a bit expensive though. And it's a shame you can't take any photos. Also, it's probably not a great idea if you're travelling with an elderly relative or someone who isn't too mobile.

Visited January 2013
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Landsborough, Australia
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“Awesome experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2013

Real Journeys the only way to go. A must do experience in Te Anau. Excellent guides and presentation.

Visited January 2013
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