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Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool

Halaliku Rd, Haveluliku, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 23-363
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3-Hour Tongatapu East Coast and Anahulu Cave Tour
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US$80.00*
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Half-Day Anahulu Cave and Cultural Tour
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“mind blowing” (4 reviews)
“clear water” (4 reviews)
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Halaliku Rd, Haveluliku, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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+676 23-363
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"mind blowing"
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"unique experience"
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"clear water"
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"island tour"
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"short walk"
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"great spot"
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"underground swimming"
in 7 reviews
"local boys"
in 7 reviews
"cool off"
in 5 reviews
"bats flying"
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"torch"
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"lighting"
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"stalactites"
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"generator"
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"dip"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a drive to see the sights inside the cave which were well worth seeing! The young men who operated the attraction used a generator to light up the inside of the cave but asked us if we brought our own torch as it is...More

Thank Kathryn C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lighting very poor for short walk to swimming area. Extremely slippery, not pleasant experience in the half-light. Maybe it was because it had been raining, but the swimming area looked VERY dirty and had bits of debris floating in it. I would not have swum...More

Thank Jayne H
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Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback the only excuse I can think of is that there was alot of rain lately and the run off from the main road ends up in Anahulu Cave . The swimming pool isn't the only reason why u would visit Anahulu...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

A nice place too cool off. It is a wee bit out of town, but really worth the drive. The local boys diving in was very entertaining!More

Thank Clare P
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Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Just before GITA was your feedback and we appreciate your warm feedback about Anahulu Cave . GITA smashed our island but what doesn't kill you makes us stronger so we are to rebuild our big Tongan Fale that collapsed .It was just the posts that...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Our family group really enjoyed this experience. You have to pay and I've forgotten how much. We went as part of a tour of the island which made it easy. I don't think the caves themselves are that great but we just enjoyed doing bombs...More

Thank Yvonne B
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Closed on a Sunday! But everything is on a Sunday! Well worth the drive up and around the top of the island then back down to the cave though! Nothing else like it on the main island!

Thank Elise L
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Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thanks for the last nice review of the year about Anahulu Cave we are happy that u had a great time All the best for the NYE and hope to see you again soon ..God Bless n Malo Aupito

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Freezing cold, hubby went in, said it was better once in but quickly got cold again, still worth the visit to see a cave with natural fresh water at the bottom..

Thank Waranga
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

this place is in the middle of nowhere, once you walk in you are entranced, it is so beautiful. the natural water swimming at the bottom is surreal and surprisingly not that cold for being in a cave.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

First of all, it's someone else's place and they need to make a living so yes it will cost you TOP$15pp to go into the cave and swim - about $10NZ - but it's well worth it. Only a 30minute drive from Nukualofa and pretty...More

Thank GandPHart
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Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks for your great review I appreciate it very much yes that is our biggest challenge is to preserve the Cave as more people visit Anahulu

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great cave with a cool (literally) freshwater pool. As soon as you arrive, someone will magically appear relieve you of $15 pp. That's where the service ends, unless he needs to restart the generator to illuminate the cave. It's not a tough...More

Thank NikkiMcConville
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Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Apologise for that we would have had other guests inside the cave that we couldn’t lead u inside . The staff member collecting the $15 TOP cannot go in as his job is to stay on top and Meet and Greet Visitors . We are...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

It’s a nice cafe and the owner takes care of you. Get into the dark, enjoy swimming in the pool and watch the bats flying around.More

Thank ucon86
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Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

We thank you for your positive feedback we had a helpful review after your review that we need to work hard to look after our guests . We appreciate your great review we are happy u had a great time at Anahulu Cave and thanks...More

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Lowie H
5 March 2017|
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Response from Teta T | Property representative |
maybe its not ok with the entrance u have to bend down sorry I dont want to coz any problems with your pregancy ...if u are travelling with other people u can take a look first but to be on the safe side u might just go to... More
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Jill H
18 September 2016|
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Pls wear sturdy shoes coz it could be slippery .. Local people walk in barefoot but the are used to it also with jumping off the rocks if you're doing bombs that's ok ..leave the diving in head first to the locals they're... More
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Donna F
17 January 2016|
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Response from agape2000 | Reviewed this property |
It was 10 Tongan pagaa a person to enter the cave, or you can book cheap tours through teta tours, contact them through Facebook for their great prices, such as 70 tp for a half day tour
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