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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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+676 23-363
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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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Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 21 November 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I mean the water temperature. This place is a great place for a soak. There is a crazy guide that jumps from tops of stalagmites into the pool. yikes! put your bathers on before you get in the cave.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was something quite different - a walk through limestone caves with little bats fluttering around - then a gorgeous fresh water pool to have a swim in - very awesome and well worth the TOP$10

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Entering into the caves with bats on the ceiling was very exciting. Jumping into the pool was challenging but very rewarding. There were a few of us which made it feel very safe and fun. Definitely a "Must Do" experience :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

An absolute must do when visiting Tonga. Totally unexpected to have access to this unique piece of paradise. Impressive and Breathtaking! Great value for our $10 TOP was a bonus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is so different from Australia's attitude to limestone caves of don't touch anything. Lights on, music blaring, people jumping off flowstone formations into the water. Loved it all. The starlings feeding their young in all the crevices, a few bats. Good path to main pool for swimming. Reasonable access into and out of pool for this 50+ lady. Lots... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went back twice to swim in the underground cave. The cave itself is impressive enough - but to be able to swim in it on a hot day was awesome. The first time was by torch light (the generator needed repairing) and was an experience in itself. The second with full lights and ability to appreciate its full beauty.... More 

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Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this review

Malo e lelei and Malo Aupito for your review we are humbled and grateful for your review ..Team Anahulu Cave will be encouraged and hopefully we can continue on making Anahulu a nice place for visitors to feel at home . Ofa atu and God Bless More 

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