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“Surprisingly fun!”

Te Anau Glowworm Caves
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US$59.49*
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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour
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US$230.37*
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Te Anau Super Saver: Doubtful Sound Cruise plus Te Anau Glowworm Cave Tour
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US$154.39*
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Te Anau Super Saver: Milford Sound Nature Cruise plus Te Anau Glowworm Cave Tour
Ranked #7 of 51 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 9 January 2014

The ferry to the caves was nice and smooth. The caves were interesting the guide was very good. And a pretty good value for a family.

Thank Chuck S
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

With a short 20 min boat ride with commentary from your crew your at your destination. Be careful the sand flies are out and about and like to bite. The worms are amazing and the boat ride is peaceful while you just sit back and look up.

Thank Jessica L
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

Upon arriving in Te Anau in the late afternoon we set out on a 7pm glow worm tour. The boat ride was peacefull and our guide was very friendly, but the tour itself seemed very commercial. Our boat was packed and while the caves (particularly the underground waterfalls) are impressive there was very little in way of commentary; I really wanted to learn more about the geology of the caves. The tour itself wax very relaxing however at $75pp it was overpriced.

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Reviewed 7 January 2014

A nice visit but expensive and only brief and for us it was an extra hours driving. Not worth the detour.

1  Thank Beninmarple
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

We were go smacked at how good this was. A Great Lake crossing and then an amazing tour of the caves by Rebecca. Excellent

Thank 99PeterN
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