Steam and Bat Caves

Useful Information

Open: no restrictions.
Fee: free.
Light: bring torch
Guided tours: D=60 min.
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
Address: Port Resolution Nipikamanu Yacht Club & Bungalows, Port Resolution, Tanna, Tel: +678-778-7259. E-mail:
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Steam and Bat Caves is actually - despite the name - a single cave, which is home to hundreds of local bats. But the main highlights of the caves are fumaroles coming from the ground. It is located on the western side of the bay, opposite the Port Resolution Nipikamanu Yacht Club & Bungalows. The resort offers one-hour tours to the cave. It's definitely a good idea to take such a tour, as it is safer, the local guide knows where the cave is, and you have transport. As far as we know there is no development at all, however, it is a small cave and there are no difficulties, except walking on uneven ground.