Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Real Journeys

Cruise across beautiful Lake Te Anau and join a guided adventure underground by path and small punt through limestone caverns to the glowworm grotto.


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The fascinating caves system on the western shore of Lake Te Anau offers an underground adventure that charms visitors of all ages.

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Following a scenic cruise across beautiful Lake Te Anau, informative and friendly guides 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.

See our website www.realjourneys.co.nz for departure times, prices and other great Real Journeys excursions.


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Physical address

Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Real Journeys, Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Lakefront Drive, Te Anau. Open 7 days. Daily departures.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $79.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Prices are valid from 1 November 2015 – 31 October 2016 and per person based on a Te Anau Glowworm Caves trip departing Te Anau. Complimentary tea & coffee provided. Suitable for all ages with the exception of infants. Complimentary tea/coffee provided. Photography and video filming are not permitted in the caves. Some bending is required at caves entrance and steps are involved.

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES NO
German YES NO
Japanese YES NO

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