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Quite a walk on a rocky and uneven track so care is needed along with good shoes. The walk through the Bush area is lovely itself but once you reach the arches, yet again you are met with breathtaking views.
The sign at the beginning of the track says a 45 minute trek. We did it in 20 without rushing. Closed footwear is recommended as the trail is mainly volcanic coral type rock and can be sharp in places. Best to go at low tide...More
Didn't actually get to the Talava arches but wanted to write a review for a location that is not on the map nearby Talava area, that is simply a MUST-DO. As you are traveling north from the Limu pools towards Matapa/Talava area, just before you...More
The walk to the arches takes about 45 minutes each way so be sure to allow time for that and some exploring whilst there. The path is easy enough but recommend trainers or other similar footwear. Some of the paths require holding onto ropes so...More
The start of this track is to the right of the Matapa Chasm track, so toilets are nearby.. Bring good walking shoes, i wore sketches and they coped well. Not for people who are abit shakey on their feet as the ground you walk across...More
We timed our walk to co-incide with sunset and low tide so we could take some nice photo's. Wasn't a brilliant idea given it was dark on the way out and a good 20 minute walk. Worth it for the pictures - but ensure you...More
Not a walk for those that are unsteady on their feet to get out to the arch but its well worth it if you are fit. Managed to see several groups of whales while we were exploring the arches, with most only 100-200m off the...More
Don't leave Niue until you have checked out this place. It is stunning! Definitely wear good walking shoes as the last bit of the track is a bit slippery and tricky. It was wonderful watching and hearing the waves breaking over the reef.