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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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US$ 80.00*
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Half-Day Anahulu Cave and Cultural Tour
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US$ 60.00*
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3-Hour Tongatapu East Coast and Anahulu Cave Tour

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I loved the way the locals greet you in the carpark area. It obviously used to be a really touristy place a while ago with remains of buildings. We paid $TOP60 for the privilege... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved the way the locals greet you in the carpark area. It obviously used to be a really touristy place a while ago with remains of buildings. We paid $TOP60 for the privilege of swimming - (Children free and 4 adults paying). Loved the locals being in the cave diving in. Also loved the beach after to swim in.... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what an amazing experience! So glad I jumped in the water or I would of been kicking myself forever. Its like nothing Ive seen before. Pure perfection

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once arriving we were approached by a young group of workers (very casual and do not look like they work there, but they collect the toll I guess) after paying $15 pp we were pointed the way to the caves and slowly made our was hesitantly towards the darkness arguing over who walks through first as there is little to... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

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

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Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 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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Thank Meryl G
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 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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Reviewed 19 February 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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Reviewed 12 February 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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Thank ELISE_A1985
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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Reviewed 9 February 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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Thank newkololocal
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Reviewed 29 December 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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