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Sawa-I-Lau Caves

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All reviews blue lagoon low tide boat ride main cave swimming underwater hold your breath a great experience local village few seconds worth the money beautiful cave sawa i lau large group waterproof camera a lot of fun nabua lodge guide takes
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

If this activity would’ve not been included in the package that we bought, it would have not been worth the money. I would rather been lying on the beach

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This was an unreal trip, much more than expected. Take off in SeaPlane, epic sites as you fly over different islands. Straight to cave swim, was adventurous and amazing sites, total darkness for a bit! but still low key overall. Then boat to village, villagers...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank britt_miller
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We did this trip from Blue Lagoon Resort which was great as we were the first group of the morning in the cave. The dive /swim to the second closed in cave sounds more intrepid than it is, most of our group managed it and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DiTaylor65
ansawailaucaves, Manager at Sawa-I-Lau Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Vinaka Vakalevu for the wonderful experience & comment about your trip to the World famous the Sawa-i-Lau Caves,such experiences will always help the keepers of the caves & the crew to provide long lasting fijian hospitality whilst holidaying in the Blue Lagoon region. Hope to...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018

We travelled from Nanuya Island resort up to the caves in 2015. It needs a little attention now as the railings up to the cave entrance are very dangerous. Once inside there are several secret under water cave entrances and a great diving platform up...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Fijilovers
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We visited from Naisisili Homestay. We found the steps and low rock no problem. The overview was stunning as the light from above lit up the walls. We were lucky to be able to tagalong with a small group. The guide was a professional and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank petegeary2018
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Went on the 'Caving Trip' from Nabua Lodge. It took 40 minutes to get there by boat and was well worth it. We walked down a path to get into the cave and there was a short jump to get into the water. There is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank travelkase4
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Our family of four (parents and 2 teenage sons) took a morning trip to Sawa-I-Lau Caves from our resort, Oarsman in the Yasawa Islands in Fiji. We all thought the half day trip was great and worthwhile doing. The boat rides from the resort to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank pcacossa
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This was a part of the Captain Cook Cruise stop. The cave is awesome. A climb up stairs and then down into the cave where the salt/fresh water meet you. The cave is very pretty and unfortunately, my photos did not do it any justice...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank grazza_5
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Our group of four friends (two couples) enjoyed this short trip from Blue Lagoon Beach Resort. We managed to end up going in the afternoon which was good because it was less crowded, I imagine it'd be much less enjoyable if the cave is crowded....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank TravelAddict027
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Just the boat trip to the Sawa-I-Lau caves was a great experience as you get to see villages, school and wonderful scenery on the way. I was glad that our resort went early as it can get busy. The money made from the cave swim...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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16 May 2018|
Response from owlesey | Reviewed this property |
You can either get sea plane or daily ferry out there. If going by ferry pay extra for the captain's lounge
Bret J
6 December 2016|
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Response from ansawailaucaves | Property representative |
Bula Vinaka,Yes there is a raft available in the 1st & 2nd caves to hang on to or if you need a break Akuila Navunisinu -M/Director.
29 October 2016|
Response from JoeMariya | Reviewed this property |
I climbed up, but I think you can access some of the jumping spots from outside as well. Climbing up is a bit slippery, but doable if you have any strength at all.