Matapa Chasm
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Fresh cool water from a stream made this chasm a favorite swimming place for the kings of Niue.
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Inez_Jack
Sydney, Australia51 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Beautiful clear water and fish. The entry is best done without flippers but once you’re in the snorkelling is fantastic. There’s a lovely divergent current between the cool and warm water.
Written 19 December 2023
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DeeT43
Wellington, New Zealand35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023
Matapa Chasm is the northern end of the island and is just beautiful. The photo is what it looks like! Not a hard walk down and well worth it.
Written 27 July 2023
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brian
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Couples
Definately want to be a little bit more confident in the water if you are to snorkel. Bit of a walk down but stunning nevertheless.
Written 16 June 2023
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kenz56
Christchurch, New Zealand227 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Couples
Just a short, beautiful, and easy forest walk to this amazing Chasm. Easy access to the lovely refreshing water for a snorkel with great fish life and great views. I found this a very safe swim but did not venture through the entrance to the Chasm - it was rough out there!
Written 3 June 2023
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barbaraebner
Leonding, Austria981 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Since it is advertised everywhere that the best time is 12 expect a small crowd to arrive like 15-20 people - get there a bit earlier and it is just as nice and you can be alone. it is a bit choppy at the moment with the waves at this time of the year but still a wonderful experience.
Written 29 December 2022
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Tony Walker
Rangiora, New Zealand344 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Lovely clear water with safe swimming/snorkelling at any stage of the tide. Ample area to park and with easy track access .
Written 27 September 2022
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Daniel C
Hamilton, New Zealand104 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Couples
Easy walk from the road as all tracks here in Niue. Best to have reef shoes. Water so clear and right temperature
Written 9 March 2020
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olga kevin
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Great spot for swimming no matter what the tide nor the weather.
Thank you tot eh families that let us walk over their land to go to Matapa
Written 26 January 2020
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motown_philly
Auckland Central, New Zealand53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Friends
Gorgeous clear clean water, stunning setting...
We saw a small amount of fish, and small crabs on the rocks too
The shallows, and entering at the stairs can be quite rough with a strong current pull, but about 10 metres out you are fine.
Toilets and showers available near the carpark
Written 19 January 2020
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MeganR1979
Auckland, New Zealand13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Great snorkeling here. Relatively easy to get to compared to other places. You can go anytime regardless of the tide.
Written 11 January 2020
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