The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour

State Highway 6 Charleston 7892 West Coast New Zealand

The Charleston Gloworm Cave Tour takes visitors by “Rainforest Train” in to the magnificent rain forest of the Nile River Canyon to explore the enormous Nile River Cave System.


In the cave visitors will experience an ancient wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites and galaxies of GlowWorms all in their natural unspoilt state the way the cavers first discovered them.

‘Underworld Rafting’ & ‘The GlowWorm Cave Tours’ are adventures in one of NZ’s largest Natural Wilderness Cave Systems amidst spectacular Stalactite and Stalagmite creations and galaxies of GlowWorms that are unequaled on our planet. 

‘Te Tahi Adventure Caving’ is a full-on exploration style activity in a superb sporty active water cave complete with abseils, climbs, crawls and squeezes.


$87.50 - $120


Trips depart: 9.00am, 11.30am & 2.00pm daily (Summer NZ Daylight Saving Time).
Trips depart: 10.00am & 12.30pm daily (Winter NZ Standard Time).
Office open 15 minutes prior to departure and 15 minutes following the trip completion.


Conference Facilities
Off Street Parking


Contact The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour

The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour
+64 3 788 8168
0800 116 686

How to find us

Underworld Adventures operate from The Charleston Hotel that is situated alongside State Highway 6 in the small township of Charleston 15minutes drive time south of Westport or 30minutes drive time north of Punakaiki.


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