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“Very interesting caves”
Review of Glow Worm Caves

Glow Worm Caves
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Lismore, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very interesting caves”
Reviewed 28 August 2013

My husband and I took a short trip to the glow worm caves and where quite impressed as we were able to see the glow worms up close and personal. The glow worm tours goes for half an hour and cost us $22 together. The tour is probably a bit overpriced for what you get out of it but it was still quite nice to see.

Visited August 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“great value”
Reviewed 27 August 2013

made a trip to the caves on a recent weekend in tamborine, definately worth a visit. It was only short but it was a nice length gave lots of chance to look at the glow worms but not enough time to get bored. The cave is so real you wouldnt know it was man made.

Theres a lovely rainforest area to walk through on the way to the caves and we were lucky enough to see a red belly black snake and several water dragons on the walk through which made the trip even better.

Really good value and great for all age groups

Visited August 2013
Thank deana c
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“you would never know it was a man made cave - total value for money”
Reviewed 18 August 2013

just beautiful and such friendly informative staff .

Great for a family with mixed ages - my son is nearly 15 and my daughter is 5 it is hard to find something they both enjoy and this was very much enjoyed by both of them.

Visited August 2013
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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Short and sweet.”
Reviewed 18 August 2013

The glow worm caves are man made caves that house a population of glow worms which are protected and studied. The caves are within the grounds of a lovely winery, and you can also wine taste and dine on the premises. The restaurant overlooks a beautiful lake with a fountain, complete with pagoda, ducks and lots of lizards. A truly lovely spot.
The caves entrance price is very reasonable. You walk through a young rainforest and enter the caves to watch a short presentation on the insects. I learned a lot from this. I really thought glow worms were actually worms. Turns out they look more like large Mosquitos!
When you enter the blackout cave it is an instantly amazing sight. There are thousands of pinpricks of light all over the walls and ceiling. It looks artificial but isn't, as the guide shone an infra red light over some of the insects and we could see their dangly web. The guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable.
I enjoyed this trip. It didn't take long, however, but there are other things to do on site and plenty of other things to do on Mount Tambourine itself.

Visited August 2013
Thank sam c
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Sydney, Australia
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“i wish i was a glow worm, a glow worm's never glum!”
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Everyone in our group of 4 adults and 3 children (5, 8 & 10 years old) was absolutely mesmerised by the beautiful glow worms! The cave is man made, but very nicely done. It provides perfect conditions for the little creatures to thrive in and is set in a pretty little patch of rainforest being re-established by the owners. The short video presentation before seeing the glow worms was informative and our guide was excellent. Afterwards we had an inexpensive and tasty takeaway lunch in the gardens.

Visited August 2013
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