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Lovely cave, don’t hesitate to go deep inside

This cave is located on the centre of the island, accessible by car or by bicycle. The cave is... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Nice history

Impressive entrance to a small cave with huge stalactites hanging from the roof. What made this... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
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“short walk”(12 reviews)
“small fee”(3 reviews)
| Iles des Pins, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
+687 94.89.15
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a hidden gem this is. The easy short walk to the cave through beautiful forest glades makes you feel like you have been transported to a different world. The cave at the end is breathtaking I can see why Hortense liked it! A small...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This cave is located on the centre of the island, accessible by car or by bicycle. The cave is just 2 minutes walk from entrance, then you have the option to venture yourself in the dark to reach the end of the cave. Take a...More

Thank marellemahy
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Impressive entrance to a small cave with huge stalactites hanging from the roof. What made this cave four stars is the wonderful history of the cave as explained by are guide Silver. The very first Queen of the Isle of Pines hid here after she...More

Thank RandolphCarter1919
Reviewed April 19, 2018

I was really looking forward to visiting the cave after reading about it on the internet. Without a guide to show us the cave, we wouldn't have realised you can walk quite deeply into the back of the cave where it opens out through a...More

Thank kimcummins6
Reviewed February 23, 2018

This was part of a tour that I went on. Was very relaxing and beautiful, would've loved to walk more into it though. Only walked a few steps into the cave and then we had to get back on the bus. It was the best...More

Thank 709alisha
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We arrived at the Grotte whilst we were on a 3 hour Island tour and the Grotte was quite a surprise. The most surprising part is the walk into the area through the rainforest is the many plants stood out...ie large heliconias and gingers. The...More

1  Thank pandkgraham
Reviewed December 30, 2017

This was a very cool place to visit. Looks incredible and interesting history. We toured their with Serena on her private tour and this was the way to do it as she really showed us where it all happened.

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Ambling through this amazing path enjoying the magnificent flora when all of a sudden. there it is in front of you...Hard to comprehend how you walk along a meandering path and suddenly confronted by this most amazing enormous cavern. Well worth the visit.

2  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed September 14, 2017

It was a nice short walk in through the forest. The kids had fun looking around a were fantasised by all the coins in the water. You could take a torch and explore deeper if you wanted to. You will need to pay $4 Aust...More

1  Thank craig b
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Fabulous sight to visit. Largest caves we have seen to date with fascinating, beautiful natural formations. A short walk into the caves is through a beautiful rain forest. There is a small entry fee which is well worth paying. A must to visit

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March 20, 2017|
Response from Louella C | Reviewed this property |
In my case there were a number of tours running around the bend from the jetty. The tour I went on cost $25 Australian & went for about 2 hours. It went to a number of different places as well. You pay a small donation to go... More