Underworld Adventures Charleston, New Zealand
Underworld Rafting is a very special Caving Adventure. Travel through primeval Rainforest by train to explore a huge unmodified cave complete with spectacular stalactites and stalagmites & float beneath the worlds most prolific GlowWorm displays

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Underworld Rafting - A Cave Rafting Adventure in the Paparoa National Park. Take the Rainforest Train through primeval rain forest, explore a calcite 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 our base in Charleston @ 9.00am, 11:30 am & 2 pm during summer (NZ Daylight Saving) ( 10 am and 12:30 pm during winter). Allow 4 hours @ $185 adult and $150 child. Adventure Caving: Full on expedition style caving. Explore an amazing cave with abseils, climbs, squeezes, & cascading waterways. Suited to fit people only 16 and over- Trips depart daily from our base in Charleston @ 9.00am, 11:30 am & 2 pm during summer (NZ Daylight Saving) ( 10 am and 12:30 pm during winter) Allow 5 hours @ $350pp.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 our base in Charleston @ 9.00am, 11:30 am & 2 pm during summer (NZ Daylight Saving) ( 10 am and 12:30 pm during winter). Allow 3.5 hours @ $ 87.50 child, $120 adult and $400 family (2A+2C). 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 pm during summer (NZ Daylight Saving) (10 am and 12:30 pm during winter). Allow 1.5 hours @ $20 child and senior and 25 adult. Bookings preferred


Map & Directions

The Adventure Centre State, Highway 6, Charleston, Charleston, New Zealand 7865

Points of Interest
regroupUnderworld Rafting
7354 Camp St, Charleston 7892, New Zealand

Nearby Attractions and Services

Next DoorCharleston Motels
Same buildingCharleston Hotel
35 minutesThe Punakaiki Pancake Rocks
15 minutesThe Cape Foulwind Seal Colony
20minutesWestport Town

Age range, type of group

Underworld Rafting: Suits moderately active 10 years 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.

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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.

Other Information

All clothing and equipment is provided for all adventures.
Bring swimmers or underclothing for under the wetsuit along with a towel for after.
Digital images of your cave adventure (excl. Charleston Glowworm Tour) are provided FOC.


Mira Schwill

Listing # RA-1129639

Starting at:
USD $123.80 per trip pp
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