|Location:||10 minute walk from Ngatiarua|
|Light:||none, bring torch|
|As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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The easiest cave to reach, and one of the larger ones on the island for swimming, is Vai Tango. It is a short walk from the village of Ngatiarua (population 440). The crystal blue pool may look small, but scuba divers have found that it extends more than 100 m back and 50 m across under the surface.
Text from George Szentes (2004): Caves of the Cook Islands, The British Caver Vol. 127 Spring 2005, pp 1-12, 13 color pictures, 1 bw picture, 1 map. With kind permission of the author.