Paia Dwarfs Cave, Manase

#4 of 6 in Parks in Savai'i
Take an adventurous underground tour at Paia Dwarfs Cave. Bring a flashlight with plenty of battery life, as the long cave system can take an entire day to fully explore. If you just want a peek, however, opt for a shorter tour. Wear sturdy shoes and hire a knowledgeable guide who can explain the cave and its inhabitants. With our online itinerary creator, Savai'i attractions like Paia Dwarfs Cave can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Paia Dwarfs Cave Reviews
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  • Make sure you've got a guide, otherwise you'll never find this amazing cave. We had a young guide. The decent is reasonable and would only recommend for moderate ability. We stopped before the drop...  more »
  • If you have never seen a cave before this could a nice start. I went here thinking they would be the typical caves, but i was surprised.  more »
  • Amazing cave! If you're prepared to wade through some waist deep water it stretches for hundreds of metres
  • It’s a really cool off the path cave. The positive is it’s unspoiled by tourism and a very unique cave. Ignore the other review, there is a pool you can swim in, but if your wadding in water for hundreds of meters, you’re not in this cave and probably don’t know what a meter is. The negative is that it’s 20 Tala, 4 times more than all the other attractions and you’ll need your own transport or be willing to hike a ways. I showed up in a scooter and gave my ‘tour guide’ a ride to the cave and he brought a broken flashlight. Luckily I packed my own. 4 stars for it being a really neat cave, but the price and totally dysfunctional ‘tour guide’. Much larger cave than the Peapea Cave.
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