Sawa-I-Lau Caves, Yasawa Islands

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Also known as the heart of the Yasawas, Sawa-I-Lau Caves feature limestone formations carved out by the ocean. Legends say the caves once served as home to a chief and his bride after her family threatened to marry her off to another. They survived at the site until it was safe to escape to another island. Today you can venture into the caves with a local guide, where light from a hole in the ceiling illuminates the chamber. Adventurous visitors can enter a second cavern through an underwater tunnel. Make Sawa-I-Lau Caves a centerpiece of your Yasawa Islands vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Yasawa Islands online itinerary builder .
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  • If you are in Yasawa, Fiji a stop at the caves is worth the experience. The locals charge $35 fjd per person (cash only) to enter the cave. This money goes to the village that maintain the caves and p...  more »
  • Great local experience in the only limestone caves of the Yasawa islands. Famous from the movie Blue Lagoon with Brooke Shields, but the caves stand out themselves. We took a 25 min boat ride (this bo...  more »
  • We visited with excellent guide from Blue Lagoon resort us and two girls 10 and 11. The boat trip from Blue Lagoon is worth it alone for the scenery. The limestone island surrounded by basalt volcano ...  more »
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