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Kansas City, Missouri

Black Waters of the Underground

Canoe through the subterranean waters of a flooded and forgotten mine.

Set forth for an adventure in the underground! This Obscura Day, Kansas City Area Grotto will give us an unforgettable tour of the old J.C Nichols mine, which now sits flooded and in total darkness, lost to time. We will canoe through subterranean waters to discuss this rare mine ecosystem and the creatures that call it home.

This tour is not for the faint of heart!


  • This event is only available to Kansas City Obscura Day Platinum Ticket holders!
  • All attendees must sign a waiver prior to attending event.
  • Be prepared for a wet and muddy environment. Boots, jeans, and gloves are recommended.
  • KCAG will provide helmets with headlamps and life jackets.
  • This event is 18+.


Advance Tickets Only. All Sales Final. No Refunds or Exchanges.

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