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Te Anau Glowworm Caves

What’s included

  • Cruise across Lake Te Anau
  • Guided tour of the caves by path and by small boat
  • Unlimited hot drinks

Departure Location

Trips to the Glowworm Caves depart from the Real Journeys Visitor Centre, 85 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau.

Getting to Te Anau

  • Self drive - Te Anau is about a 2.5 hour drive from Queenstown and around 5 hours from Dunedin.
  • Coach connections - Alternatively you can choose our coach from Queenstown to Te Anau, visit the Te Anau Glowworm Caves and travel back promptly, so that you arrive in Queenstown late afternoon.  This allows you to make the most of your day and potentially fit in another activity.

What to bring

Non-slip shoes/boots, waterproof jacket, warm sweater/fleece jacket (It’s always cold in the cave 8 - 12ºC), sunscreen/ sunglasses, insect repellent and camera.

Note: photography and video filming are NOT permitted inside the cave.

Note: Some bending is required at the caves entrance and steps are involved.

Entering the Te Anau Glowworm Caves

Entering the Te Anau Glowworm Caves


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