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Talava Arches, Hikutavake

4.9
#2 of 12 in Parks in Niue
Take a hike to Talava Arches and witness the ocean framed by three natural limestone formations. A relatively short walk (about 30 minutes) takes you through tropical rainforest to reach this attraction. With any luck, you'll spot humpbacks circling offshore. Wear shoes with good traction to navigate the rocky, steep slope. If you time your visit with low tide, you can snorkel in the rock pool. Arrange to visit Talava Arches and other attractions in Hikutavake using our Hikutavake online trip itinerary planner .
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  • About a 30min walk through uneven terrain - wear sturdy shoes and is suitable for able-bodied people. When you get to the cave at the end, need to use handholds and the ropes to manoeuvre around insid...  more »
  • Wow. We did this walk early in the morning, even though it wasn't low tide and we couldn't walk over the rock pools to the arch but the view was still stunningly majestic. The water is so clear, you d...  more »
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  • Lovely A rocky 20min walk (bring covered walking shoes) brings you to a small cave where you will need to climb down a rock face using guide ropes. Then the whole thing opens up to a great view of the arches and surrounding rock pools which sparkle cyan in the sun. Best to go at low tide as you won't see much other wise
  • Yet another fantastic spot. Sunsets from here are great but remember to bring a torch for the hike out.
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