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Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool

Halaliku Rd, Haveluliku, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 23-363
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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.
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Halaliku Rd, Haveluliku, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 23-363
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 30 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
Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 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

Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 8 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.

Thank Kirsty G
Reviewed 6 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
Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 8 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

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
Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 24 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

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
Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 24 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

Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a lovely cave which we enjoyed swimming in for 15TOP each. The water temp was fine for us. The only disappointing thing was that it was school holidays so owners son and friends were doing jumps in the cave with loud music blarring...More

Thank nzp0ppy
Teta T, Manager at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

We totally apologise for that we have banned any loud music and over excess of jumping into the water inside the cave . Appreciate your helpful review.

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Being kiwis it wasn't too cold like everyone said. Nothing scary in the water even though you can't see. Cool caves and the guy who owns it was lovely interesting and had his son take the boys back in deeper to find more exciting swimming...More

Thank danyell_8
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Lowie H
4 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
Jill H
17 September 2016|
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Response from Huluana |
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
16 January 2016|
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