Kavala Caves are situated on the face of one of the mountains in the heart of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
. The caves are very small in dimension and have a lot of stalagmite formations. There is a particular huge stalagmite, which is revered by the local people as a Shivling
. A temple stands in front of the caves.
Kavala Caves is located 25 km away from the base camp at Dandeli. Dandeli Railway Station serves this area.