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Hokitika Glow Worn Dell

This is a not to be missed experience. Plenty of parking at the entrance and a short walk up a... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Lynne H
Hokitika, New Zealand
A decent viewing!

The glow worms in the dell were great and it was especially good because the walk up to the area is... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Erin M
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State Highway 6, Hokitika, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a not to be missed experience. Plenty of parking at the entrance and a short walk up a track surrounded by what looks like millions of stars but they are in fact the lights from the little glow worms. If you take a...More

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The glow worms in the dell were great and it was especially good because the walk up to the area is extremely short. Although the glow worms are only in trees it's still worth a visit after dark. My little girl enjoyed because it was...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The glow worm dell was only a 400 metre walk from my motel and is well worth a visit. Of course, best seen at night so take a small torch to travel the 50 metres up the path from the road. Once the five other...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

An amazing opportunity to get up close and view these amazing little creatures all for free. Forget taking photos as flash and noisy people disturb the little critters and detract from the display. The dell is easily accessed by a short walk from a main...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Hard to believe that this little dell is literally a few steps from the main coastal road and across from a number of motels. Although quite small the number of glow worms is quite spell bounding. Magical

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Our Motel owner suggested a visit to the Glow Worm Dell. The Dell is off the Highway and is a "must see" and has easy access. We walked about 60m into the Dell to the end of the well fenced path and all along the...More

Thank Alys847
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had read the great reviews and were not disappointed. The only thing that could have spoilt it was other people with torches. Just go, take your time to walk slowly up the path to the dead end - all fenced off so you don't...More

Thank Thundercatgo
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was totally amazing. We took the tour into the cave. They have you get into a boat and take you to the back part of the cave. We saw millions of glow worms glowing in the dark. This is a must do if you...More

Thank Erwin G
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

當日,我們住Shinning Star Beachfront Accommodation. 晚上,走到酒店對面就能抵達Glow Worm Dell。走上若五分鐘,讓眼精適應漆黑,會看到螢火蟲在漆黒中發出藍色光芒。如繁星閃閃。如還未到Te Anua 看Glow worm cave 絕對建議可先看這景點。雖然規模不大,但仍不會叫人失望,重點是不用收費。

Thank Ho P
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This was the first time I saw the glow worms and they are truly magical. There are plenty to see here and it's easily accessible and completely free. I highly recommend it!

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