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Underworld Adventures Ltd

Open today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Great experience! fun for all :)

Was welcomed with all smiles from point of entering the business. We then were taken back to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly S
Vienna, Austria
Absolutely do this!

Really multiple adventures rolled into one-very cool rain forest train ride, hiking, caving, cave... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
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“cave system”(30 reviews)
“glow worms”(145 reviews)
“train ride”(74 reviews)
See our Underworld Adventures:For Underworld Rafting:Join us on a simply magical journey of discovery in the Nile River GlowWorm Caves. Float on an underground lake illuminated only by GlowWorms and admire a wonderland of Stactites & Stalagmites in...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Charleston 7865, New Zealand
+64 3-788 8168
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was welcomed with all smiles from point of entering the business. We then were taken back to get properly suited for the trip. Get provide you with all the necessary equipment. Then a short drive, where you will take a train ride to the caves..the...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Really multiple adventures rolled into one-very cool rain forest train ride, hiking, caving, cave rafting under a spectacular galaxy of glow worms and then rafting back through the rain forest. The fun and knowledgeable tour guide and whole team back at the start are great....More

1  Thank JanP3973
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We were not at all sure if this activity would be right for us (2 x 60+ year olds!) but we are so glad we signed up. We had a great guide who was knowledgeable and fun. All aspects of the trip were great but...More

2  Thank Jenga22
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Just did the cave tour and raft trip with teenage son. It was excellent. This must be one of the best caves in the world. Lots of formations and a massive glow worm colony. Being mid winter it was quiet so we had the guide...More

Thank htp58
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Nothing prepared my thirteen year old grandson and I for the sight of those huge limestone bluffs in the valley at the end of the drive past the remnants of old Charleston...and the emerging of a quirky Morrie 1000 powered train...and the ascent to the...More

Thank alankwebster7
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped by on the off chance on the way to Westport and had one of the best days we have had in our time in NZ. Fortunately it is the winter so not so many tourists visiting so there was a gap and just...More

Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This was an amazing experience and our guides are what made the experience for us. We had a very diverse group from me who spent several years in a wheelchair and my 70+ parents. Our group was 9 individuals from different countries and two guides....More

Thank sakasslers
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Booking was a breeze. When we arrived we were met by lovely staff. While we waited for our tour guide (Andrea) we bought ourselves coffee from the cafe which was lovely. We highly recommend booking the tour - glow worms and cave. Kids loved the...More

Thank Ashlynn28
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We just happened upon this place in passing. Popped in for a coffee and booked ourselves in on the spur of the moment for an underworld rafting adventure. Wow what a great experience and compared to other adventures was much cheaper. A quaint train ride,...More

Thank Clinton F
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We had been adviced to go on this tour by several locals and it fully lived up to their recommendations. We were the only two on the tour and our guide Peter gave us all the time we wanted to take in the beauty of...More

Thank Tejs N
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Bernice P
27 January 2018|
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Response from GreensinOz | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we had swimming stuff on underneath everything else.. so just need that, towels and toiletries and warm clothes.. it is wonderful!!!
14 November 2016|
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Response from Alys847 | Reviewed this property |
I have been to both Te Anau and Waitomo caves. I would recommend the Charleston Cave as the more enjoyable experience of the three. Smaller cave but a much more intimate experience and the stalactites absolutely amazing... More