Avaiki is a karst cave located on the island of Niue, which belongs to New Zealand. Niue is a very large coral island with an area of 262.6 square kilometers. The cave consists of two different parts: in one part you can see stalactites of unique beauty, and the other is filled with sea water and resembles a pool in appearance.
The cave is rich in amazing relief, as well as an unusual flora and fauna. It is known from history that the Avaiki cave basin was a bathing place for local kings. The pool is allowed to swim in any season, in addition to the spawning period and laying eggs of the fish that live in it. The water in the cave is striking in its purity and transparency. Avaiki is also famous for its variety of fish species. The cave is equipped with a backlight for more convenient and exciting immersion.
The water in the cave is fresh and warm. Depending on the strength of the current, it can mix with the water of the coastal zone of the island. Also, the cave is equipped with wooden bridges for easier movement of tourists.
Location: Makefu Bush Rd, Makefu, Niue
Coordinates: N -18.99626700, east -169.90973100
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