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“car park”(20 reviews)
“great walk”(8 reviews)
“an adventure”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Old Coach Road, Lithgow, New South Wales 2790, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Glow Worm Tunnel has been on my wishlist ever since I learnt about it 6 months back. Fortunately, the opportunity presented itself and my wife and I visited this gorgeous tunnel this weekend. The walk from the Glow Worm Tunnel Road carpark to the...More

2  Thank VG1302
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't see many glowworms but the walk itself was really lovely. We did the longer walk from Wolgan Rd which meant we saw lots of roos and wombats on the way. Really great if you're into bird watching. Make sure you leave before dusk...More

1  Thank Laurel F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Drove from Wentworth Falls to Clarence (Zig Zag) and onto the aptly named Glow Worm Tunnel Rd, however it is not well signposted. The road surface is dirt, variable in condition and with shadows across the road, potholes are hard to see. Reduce your speed...More

Thank StephenW90C
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Great place to see the glow worms in there natural environment. Just remember to pack a torch as the tunnel is about 400 metres long, slightly curved and is uneven underfoot in places. When you walk in some distance, turn your torch off, keep noise...More

1  Thank Smiley_BH
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The road to the tunnel is along an old railway track, with some rotten old timber sleepers to be seen though no metal now. We turned off The Bells Line of Road at the old Zig-Zag attraction (Clarence area) and drove for about 35 kms...More

1  Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Few people here seem to have mentioned that access to the tunnel is via 34kms of bumpy dirt roads that whilst you could get there in a sedan it’d be very slow and uncomfortable and you’d probably damage the vehicle. There are no sign posts,...More

3  Thank cdubs2018
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We started from the Wolgan Valley end, so ended up walking 9.4km. Make sure you allow the time to enjoy the scenery along the way, take plenty of water and some snacks. The hike can be challenging in parts, so hiking poles or a sturdy...More

6  Thank free2beme132018
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The Glow Worm tunnel is fascinating. We approached from the Wolgan Road entrance and the hike to and from the tunnel took about 3.5 hours. We had to take off our shoes to cross a stream so we wouldn’t have wet feet on our hike....More

2  Thank Mom45
Reviewed 30 April 2018

If you do this, make sure when you get inside the tunnel you wait until you can't see the light from either side and turn off your flash light and be quiet! On our way to the tunnel we met some people who said there...More

3  Thank lora s
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. We visited over the Easter weekend and there were cars parked for nearly 1km from the tunnel - so many people. The tunnel can be accessed via the Glow Worm Tunnel Road that starts from Lithgow town or...More

5  Thank Cha R
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22 August 2018|
Response from Cha R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jo, You can go anytime. The tunnel is dark so daytime is better as there will be people around. You have to take powerful torches when going into the tunnel. A mobile phone torch is insufficient. The tunnel is dark and... More
Tegan G
21 January 2018|
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Response from Poida69 | Reviewed this property |
Good question. Dogs are banned in National Parks, but allowed in State Forests. And I think the Tunnel is actually in a national Park, even though you drive through a state forest to get to it. Honestly I'd leave the dog at... More
9 August 2017|
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Response from Anita T | Reviewed this property |
You can take your car and camper as far as the parking area. You are still about 1.5 km from the Glow Worm Tunnel . Enjoy! Remember to take a torch, we did but the batteries were flat.