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Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool

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Address: Halaliku Rd, Haveluliku, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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These are limestone caves with fresh water to swim in. Situated in the...

These are limestone caves with fresh water to swim in. Situated in the village of Haveluliku on the Eastern Side of Tonga and only about a 30 minute drive from Nuku'alofa it's a must see.A tour of the cave ( including a swim) plus drop off and pick up can be organized by email or contact Teta Office in Nuku'alofa, TongaAnahulu Beach is just infront of the entrance of the cave and is great for snorkeling and swimming.

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Half-Day Anahulu Cave and Cultural Tour
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3-Hour Tongatapu East Coast and Anahulu Cave Tour

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The cave visit was very interesting. Water peculates through the roof of the cave and looks like rain.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Peter C
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cave visit was very interesting. Water peculates through the roof of the cave and looks like rain.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Huge underground cave! Costs 10TOP to go in. Quite dark. Lots of nesting birds. I didn't swim in the hole because I couldn't see the bottom and I'm a sook! Parts are slipoery so wear good footwear. The beach outside is beautiful. Watch out for the guide... he will ask you for a cigarette if you smoke!

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with some friends while visiting the Kingdom. The caves were cool. The charge was 15TOP per person but we got it for 10 each. Caves were okay in lighting - make sure you have some lighting yourself though. Cool water but clean and enjoyable.

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Thank Gibbsy31
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Swimming in limestone caves was a cool experience. The railings along the path were run down and broken in a few places. The limestone formations were pretty but not as well preserved as some other caves I've visited.

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Thank Shannon R
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

This caving experience is mind blowing! It's so "oh naturale" it's ridiculous! Chrystal clear water, amazing crystals and little off the beaten track adventure!

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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

The problem is that local boys kept bombing into the water, which really ruined the calm and serene atmosphere of the ancient caves. The cave itself was reasonably well lit. The water was fresh and clean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

This was part of our Island tour and worth a dip because it was a very hot & humid day. The cave is quite big, well lighted and the paths are good. The water is cool but what do you expect! It is in a cave! Take a camera & your bathers. Excellent fun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

This is probably my favorite place to visit in the world. I might be biased as im Tongan, but i love coming here. Its a must visit every time i visit my motherland. I first discovered this place when I travelled to Tonga for my 18th birthday with 2 of my non-tongan friends. We had to bring our own lights... More 

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Golden Beach, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

The caves are limestone & have some nice stalagmites & stalactites. At the far end is a deep subterranean pool that you can jump into. As a tourist attraction, it is not very sophisticated. Local people are in attendance with a generator running lighting in the cave. Theee is a small entry fee. Down from the caves is a little... More 

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Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

These caves are beautiful and so exciting for the kids, I was really pleasantly surprised by them, as I have seen lots of caves before. There were little bats flying around the ceiling and a beautiful spring water swimming hole, my son said it was the best part of his trip visiting the caves!

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