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Sawa-I-Lau Caves, Yasawa Islands

#9 of 18 in Nature in Fiji
Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
Also known as the heart of the Yasawas, Sawa-I-Lau Caves feature limestone formations carved out by the ocean. Legends say the caves once served as home to a chief and his bride after her family threatened to marry her off to another. They survived at the site until it was safe to escape to another island. Today you can venture into the caves with a local guide, where light from a hole in the ceiling illuminates the chamber. Adventurous visitors can enter a second cavern through an underwater tunnel. Make Sawa-I-Lau Caves a centerpiece of your Yasawa Islands vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Yasawa Islands online itinerary builder.
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  • We had a visit to this cave as part of our 3 night cruise itinerary. The crew made us sign a waiver before entering the caves which made us even more afraid. It is a rocky way up the steps which are.....  more »
  • I have read reviews: many of people writhed that this cave is not interesting, it is difficult, or dangerous. I can't agree. The first grotto is similar to a high medieval Catholic Cathedral, but not....  more »
  • Great fun exploring the caves and swimming in and out of darkness. The water is cool and refreshing.
  • Great experience and support for the locals!

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