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Real Journeys - Te Anau Glowworm Caves & Doubtful Sound Cruise Combo

Tick off two amazing experiences - discover the fascinating creatures that illuminate the Te Anau glow worm caves followed by a world-class cruise in Doubtful Sound...


  • Guided tour of the mysterious underworld Te Anau Caves
  • Cruise by small boat into hidden grotto with hundreds of glowworms
  • Stunning 3 hour small group cruise into Doubtful Sound
  • Possibility of sighting amazing wildlife including dolphins, fur seals and penguins
  • Two amazing must do activities at a great price!

Get two amazing experiences for one awesome price!

Your first experience takes you on a fascinating journey through the Te Anau Glowworm Caves, departing by a scenic cruise along the Te Anau shores before starting your guided tour with a knowledgable guide who will enthrall you with interesting commentary on the history of the caves.

You'll be in awe of the limestone formations, whirlpools, and underground waterfall before jumping on board a small boat which will transport you deep into the heart of the caves to be greeted by a magnificent glittering display of glowworms in a hidden grotto, truly unique to New Zealand.

The next day, you'll take a world-class cruise through the renowned Doubtful Cruise. Experience first hand the vastness of a stunning remote wilderness on this guided trip across Lake Manapouri, Wilmot Pass, through the Fiordland Rainforest and into Doubtful Sound.

You'll enjoy interesting on-board commentary on the 3-hour small-group cruise while getting a fully personalized experience, plus you many even spot some amazing wildlife including dolphins, fur seals and penguins! Nature lovers, wildlife lovers, and explorers alike will be captivated by this journey into paradise!

Adult $368.00
Child $110.00 (5 - 14 years)
Infant $0.00 (0 - 4 years)

What's included

  • Cruise across Lake Te Anau
  • Guided tour of the caves by path and by small boat
  • Unlimited hot drinks
  • A 3-hour cruise through the waterways of Doubtful Sound
  • Commentary by our knowledgeable onboard nature guide
  • Snacks and drinks available for purchase (cash only)


  • Both experiences take place over 2 days


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

    Doubtful Sound Cruise departs from the Real Journeys Visitor Centre, 64 Waiau Street, Pearl Harbour, Manapouri.


  • Photography and video filming are NOT permitted inside the cave.

    Not suitable for infants.


  • PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT: This experience takes place over 2 days. You are booking below for the Glow worms cave at 2pm. You will take the Doubtful Sound Cruise at 10am on the second day - you can change the date for this if you wish by contacting Real Journeys customer service team direct after booking.
  • Please Note: Some bending is required at the caves entrance and steps are involved.

    Self drive - Te Anau is about a 2.5 hour drive from Queenstown and around 5 hours from Dunedin.

    Te Anau Glowworm Caves Duration: 2 hrs 15 min approx.

    Doubtful Sound Day Trip Duration: 7 hours approx.

Available Bookings from September 19 to September 25

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 19 Sep
Sun 20 Sep
Mon 21 Sep
Tue 22 Sep
Wed 23 Sep
Thu 24 Sep
Fri 25 Sep

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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    Child 5 - 14 years

      Infant* 0 - 4 years

        *Option must be made together with another price type.

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