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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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  • One hour walk or less to reach this magical place where if one will go through the arch enters another dimension and time unknown or be it lost and never return. People are forewarned not to make atte...  more »
  • From the same carpark as Matapa Chasm head off to the track on your right up into the bush. You'll need good shoes as the ground is very uneven and the rocks sharp. The walk takes about twenty minutes...  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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