Underworld Rafting - A Cave Rafting Adventure in the Paparoa National Park. Take the rainforest train through primeval rain forest, explore a calcitic cave paradise of stalactites and stalagmites, float through' incredible Glow-worm lit grottoes and have fun bouncing down the Nile River rapids. Suitable for people with water confidence 10 and over- Trips depart daily from the Charleston Cavern @ 9.00am & 2.30pm. Allow 4 hours @ $165pp. Adventure caving
: Full on expedition style caving. Explore an amazing cave with abseils ladder climbs, squeezes, & cascading waterways. Suited to fit people only 16 and over- Trips depart daily from the Charleston Cavern @ 9.00am Allow 5 hours @ $330pp. . Bookings essential Charleston Gloworm Cave Tour: Take the rainforest train through' primeval rain forest, explore the amazing Nile River Caves, view an ancient "wonderland" of stalactites and stalagmites & "galaxies" of Glow-worms. Suited to everyone who can walk unassisted on an uneven surfaces- Trips depart daily from the Charleston Cavern @ 9.00am, 2.30pm. Allow3.5 hours @ $105pp. Bookings essential The Charleston Nile River Rainforest Train: A short interpretative train ride in open carriages through primeval rain forest in to the magnificent Nile River Canyon. Pass through the film sites for the “The Lost World” film production.Suited to everyone, old or young, fit or invalid- Trips depart daily.Last booking time at the Charleston Cavern @ 9.00 & 11.30am, 2.30 & 5.30pm Allow 1.5 hours @ $20pp. (Children/Aged $15pp) Bookings preferred
Age range, type of group
Underworld Rafting: Suits moderately active 10years old and over
The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour: Suitable for all ages, moderately active able to walk unacompanied for up to two hours
Adventure Caving: Suited to fit active people of sound body and mind only.
The Nile River Rainforest Train: Suitable to all- from Infant to wheel chair bound.
Policies & Restrictions
Underworld Rafting: Participants should be confident in water aged 10 an over for this soft eco cave rafting adventure.
Adventure Caving: Participants should be fit and active with a good mental attitude for this full-on participatory wild caving adventure.
The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour: I a soft eco-tour where participants should be able to walk unassisted on uneven surfaces in this pristine cave environment for up to two hours.
The Nile River Rainforest Train: is suitable for all, young or aged, fit or invalid.
Underworld Rafting : NZD$165pp
The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour: NZD$105pp
Adventure Caving: NZD$330pp
The Nile River Rainforest Train: NZD$20
All clothing and equipment is provided for all adventures.
Bring swimmers or underclothing for under the wetsuit along with a towel for after.
Group discounts are available on application.