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Adventure Caving

Half Day

Price from £174 per person

Join your guide at The Charleston Hotel to commence an Adventure Caving tour. This is an adventure truly not for the faint hearted. As the name states, Adventure Caving is full on expedition style caving. Following practise, you begin your mini expedition with a 130 foot abseil down Hi Hi Tomo. Down under, a scramble over boulders in dry rift passages takes you to the active waterways of Te Tahi Cave. Wire ladders are used to climb rifts and waterfalls. Stealth and commitment is required to climb, chimney, bridge gaps and crawl through amazing passages. Active waterways replace the dry sporty passages with cascades, waterfalls, and squeezes. It is great fun and a physical challenge negotiating these narrow water passages, but essential to return to the larger well decorated dry caverns. Along the way you will have a snack in the white room stacked with superb formation. You will come face to face with fossils and develop an understanding of what exploratory caving is all about. Adventure Caving is guaranteed to challenge your fears and phobias!

Please note that a good level of fitness, water confidence and full mental commitment is required for this trip.
Inclusions: Hotel pick up/drop off from Westport accommodation.

Months: 30 Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, 1-6 Apr  
Days: Daily  
Duration: Half Day (ex Charleston Base)
Starts: 11:30  
Ends: 16:30
Starts: 14:00  
Ends: 19:00
Months: 7-30 Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, 1-29 Sep  
Days: Daily  
Duration: Half Day (ex Charleston Base)
Starts: 10:00  
Ends: 15:00
Starts: 12:30
Ends: 17:30
Does not operate on Christmas Day.