Kayaking Underground
YouTube: ActionAdventureTwins

Kayaking Underground in an Abandoned Mine Makes For an Eerie Experience

Kayaking in an abandoned mine looks terrifying, but we want to try it anyway.

When it comes to kayaking, most adventures are of the standard variety. Paddle your way across your favorite lake or stream. If you are feeling a little more adventurous, perhaps you might hit a little whitewater with your friends and end up soaked in the process. It is a fun way to paddle, especially on a hot day.

Then there are more extreme types of kayaking, like this unground kayaking experience uploaded to YouTuber by ActionAdventureTwins. These guys have found a massive, abandoned marble mine with super high ceilings. It is obvious no one has worked in this place for quite some time.

In fact, the mine is almost completely flooded with crystal clear water. These two bring their kayaks and start exploring. It is something of a surreal experience to see someone having to use flashlights to navigate their kayak.

This is one of those videos where we are both intrigued and completely creeped out by what we are watching. The way this mine was carved into the mountain and how the waters have filled it makes it both stunningly beautiful and like a scene out of a horror movie at the same time. It was fascinating to see that fish and crayfish are already starting to make homes in a place that humans have long abandoned.

Let us also preface this with a warning that we do not recommend trying this sort of thing. Especially the part where he climbed up the rock face using a rusty pipe, and the ladder. Those things look to have been abandoned for years and there is likely no way of knowing how sturdy they are.

Kayaking underground is not exactly something that is possible everywhere. If you are fortunate enough to find a location to try it, make sure to let people know where you are going and when you expect to be back. Take a few buddies too to watch your back in case anything goes wrong. This type of exploring may not be for everyone, but we were fascinated by everything these guys found in this mine.

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