Waterfall in Auki & Around

Kwaibala Waterfall

If you need to refresh yourself, make a beeline for Kwaibala Waterfall, about 3km from Auki. This little waterfall drops into a few pools that beg swimming. It's a 30-minute walk from town, or you can take a taxi...

Cave in Auki & Around

Riba Cave

East of Auki is this haunting cave, with stalagmites, several large subterranean chambers and an underground river. Caveat: it's very slippery – wear sturdy walking shoes. From Auki, you can take a taxi (S$100...

Village in Auki & Around



With its traditional-style houses raised on stilts over the shore, the friendly fishing village of Lilisiana, about 1.5km from Auki, is photogenic to boot. Lilisiana’s peaceful beach is a narrow, long, golden...

Seafood in Auki & Around

Auki Seafood Restaurant

The decor is bland but the food is tasty at this modest joint near the police station. The owner has worked as a cook for the Australian High Commission and serves up a mean garlic lobster accompanied with sweet...

Fast Food in Auki & Around

Auki Favourite Fast Food Bar

A very friendly bolthole that's popular with locals any time of the day. Dig into budget savouries such as beef or chicken stews, omelettes or sweet-and-sour fish. In the morning, don't miss their freshly...

International in Auki & Around

Fountain Gateway Cafe

This well-run venture with a kitschy dining room is a good-value stomach filler for those in need of some honestly prepared stews, soups, sandwiches and fish and chips at puny prices. Good roasted chicken, too.

Lake in Auki & Around

Osi Lake

On the northern outskirts of Auki, this lake is a nature-lovers' paradise, home to colonies of seabirds. It can be explored in a dug-out. You might be asked to pay a kastom (cultural) fee of S$50.

Bakery in Auki & Around

Island Bakery Ltd

The only bakery in town has fresh bread and excellent coconut buns available from about 7am. It's pretty basic and super cheap.

Market in Auki & Around


The place to head to if you want to stock up on fruit and vegetables. You can also buy cakes.