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Matapa Chasm, Alofi

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Take the easy hike to Matapa Chasm, where royalty traditionally used to bathe. A walk through the forest will lead you to this sheltered basin hemmed in by dramatic cliffs. Swim, cliff dive, or snorkel in the crystal clear waters. Wear sturdy shoes as you walk around the area, since the rocks can be quite sharp. Add Matapa Chasm to your Alofi travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Alofi travel route planner .
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  • We went here for a snorkel and swim after visiting Talava arch. It is scenic enough but I didn't think it was that spectacular. It was still enjoyable and I would still recommend a visit.  more »
  • The short walk is beautiful and the pathway is very safe. The chasm has amazingly clear water. A fantastic experience worthwhile!!  more »
  • Beautiful swimming spot with an easy walk down. We visited Matapa chasm 3 times, with a group including babies (1-3yo) and enjoyed it each time. At high tide it is a little choppy, so only reccomendat...  more »
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  • Totally wrong location and I cannot edit this. Suggest admin to remove this. I have added the correct location but it is not yet approved!
  • Wrong location. Is on the coast branching off TALAVA Arches track. Swimming & snorkelling
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