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Avaiki Cave, Niue

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#3 of 6 in Nature in Niue
Explore the rocky walls of Avaiki Cave and swim in its natural pool. Sea water fills the karst cave's basin; according to a legend, the king of Niue was the only one allowed to bathe in it. Today visitors can take a dip in its cold but refreshing water, mingling with the small colorful fish. The uneven amount of sunlight in the cave creates different shades of blue and green. You might want to keep your shoes on as you swim due to the rocky floor. Use our Alofi day trip planning tool to visit Avaiki Cave on your trip to Alofi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We were luckily enough to be staying right above these caves, with our own back yard swimming pool. The pools are a low tide activity and reef shoes are a must, access via the cave system then around ...  more »
  • A definite to do. I do warn though as other reviewers have not that it is a bit of a walk in regard to the ropes and stairs. Steep and very slippery underfoot and so fitness and agility needed. To get...  more »
  • This place was amazing. Felt like a real gift from nature. Crystal clear waters, easy to swim and access. Just beautiful!  more »

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