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#1 of 6 Nature & Parks in Karamea
We hired a car for $75 per day from Karamea Transport and drove ourselves (takes 45 mins each way), then met our guide from the Oparara Kahurangi National Park Guided Tours for the underground tour - highly recomm...
For a plant lover the eerie nature of the moist rainforest is quite magical in the rain.
#2 of 6 Nature & Parks in Karamea
You can walk as much of it as you want, but we went to its termination at the Charming Creek entrance and car park, and returned to Ngakawau the same way.
Its 10.5 ks either way from the car park and is only a 125m incline in total so nothing too strenuous .
#3 of 6 Nature & Parks in Karamea
There are spotless toilets, interesting information boards and picnic benches at the main car park.
#4 of 6 Nature & Parks in Karamea
Apon exiting the cave you walk to the 3rd cave to explore and then its about a 20 min walk back to the main track with an hour or so back to the car park.
Well if you went to the grand canyon and went, "seen it" then perhaps not, but if you have a natural bent for nature, then it's a definite yes.
#6 of 6 Nature & Parks in Karamea