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Address: 679, Fiji
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+679 844 0435
09:00 - 12:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 12:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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USD 538.24*
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Not for the Claustrophobic

Mixed emotions on this tour as I was excited about doing this until I actually did it. Im a claustrophobic person and the whole experience of diving underwater to a 2nd cave... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Surrey, Canada
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

C'mon everyone. The adventure of swimming in this area is so worth the effort to go. If you are in the area and have this chance, take it! It was so cool to be in there. The water temperature was just a couple of degrees cooler than the sea outside, which was a welcome change to us northern hemisphere folks.... More 

Thank Heardworldwide
Southport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the caves on our last morning in the Yasawa Islands. Whilst it gave us something to do on our last morning, it wasn't really worth it all. They really are just plain caves, not anything special, I have to say I am slightly claustrophobic so I didn't go into the second cave but my husband and daughter... More 

Thank jillybeanz3
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mixed emotions on this tour as I was excited about doing this until I actually did it. Im a claustrophobic person and the whole experience of diving underwater to a 2nd cave thinking it was for 3 seconds actually was abit longer because of the higher tide (7 seconds), thinking I was coming up to have a breath, I suddenly... More 

2 Thank kojak2406
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was probably one of the worst tourist experiences we have had. The water was dirty, the people trying to sell you things you don't need on beach were rude, the cave is pitch black - there is nothing to see. This is nothing short of a con job and the Fijian Tourism Industry should look into this. There have... More 

Thank Paula D
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It is just a fantastic place. You must swim in the cave the water is cool and inviting. A small village market is on the beach where you can buy from the local ladies.

Thank Raymond C
ansawailaucaves, Owner at Sawa-I-Lau Caves, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Raymond,thank you very much for sharing your experience at the caves as you clearly stated that the swim inside the cave is cool & very refreshing compared to the warm temperature outside. A big Vinaka & hope to see you return someday.. More 

Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Definitely go to the Sawa-I-Lau Caves and make sure you go into the second cave. It was a wonderful experience, the water a cold refreshing change from the water temperature outside. We went with Blue Lagoon Resort which was where we stayed, the guide showed us various islands we passed by on our way to the cave and I even... More 

3 Thank D3B5
Deloraine, Tasmania, Australia
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

If you have the chance to go to the Sawa-I-Lau Caves then you should definitely do it and make sure you go into the second cave, it may seem a scary thought but when we went it was only a matter of holding your breath for maybe 5 seconds and you were through to the next cave. It was a... More 

3 Thank Joanne B
Saratoga, California
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was well-worth to experience the water and ambience inside the cave. We visited the cave from the Blue Lagoon Resort. The water inside the cave is fresh (not salt water) and cool. The tide was high during our visit, and a visit to the second cave required swimming under water about half a meter (with a mask). I did... More 

Thank JoUET11
Gold Coast
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

An absolute must if you're visiting any of the outer islands of the Yasawa group of islands. It is exciting and filled with Fijian history. So much fun and a little scary, but what is adventure without a little adrenaline, right?

Thank sharronjb
ansawailaucaves, Owner at Sawa-I-Lau Caves, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka,Thank you very much for highlighting your cave experience .We hope to see you back in the Blue Lagoon Region in the future.God Bless.. More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We experienced the caves through our Blue Lagoon Cruises and enjoyed every minute of it. The guides were very helpful in explaining what we should expect and alleviated any fears for us also. The first cave has a fixed staircase that leads into it making the access very easy. If you bring flippers it's easy to sit on the last... More 

2 Thank drill-n-fill
Management response:

Bula Vinaka drill-n-fill,Thank you very much for your comments.Nice to note that you enjoyed your cave experience.Also thank you very much for choosing the Blue Lagoon Cruise as your mean to experience the famous blue lagoon region.Hope you also enjoyed the village dinner at Tamusua Village.Vinaka Vakalevu. More 

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