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Muri Lagoon

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Address: Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 27 349
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One of the island's most beautiful locations, this lagoon and beach is a...

One of the island's most beautiful locations, this lagoon and beach is a popular destination for swimming and snorkeling.

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Half-Day Muri Lagoon BBQ Lunch Cruise including Snorkeling
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Rarotonga Glass Bottom Lagoon Cruise

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Best beach in all of Rarotonga!

If your going to Raro - this is the area to stay - it has the best beach and lots of things to do in this area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
theDayz
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Christchurch
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been noticing the pollution in the Muri lagoon increase over the many years I have been visiting. This is, in my opinion, due to overdevelopment, human and animal waste and agricultural run-off. But development has continued and I have seen no effective action taken to alleviate the effects of overflowing and non-complying septic tanks. But in 2015 things... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a regular visitor to Raro over the past 16 years, I have seen Muri Lagoon deteriorate into an unpleasant area, badly effected by years of overpopulation, inadequate septic systems & streams carrying animal excretion. On our most recent visit in September, we lunched at Muri Beach Club Hotel & walked the beach to the Nautilus Resort. It was a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If your going to Raro - this is the area to stay - it has the best beach and lots of things to do in this area.

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Fort Collins, CO
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Muri Beach has stunning views and some fun activity. Watching the kite surfers was entertaining and kayaking was a lot of fun. Walking down the beach was interesting but there are many narrow spots where property owners do not clean their section of the beach as they are probably absentee owners. Don't get me wrong, I know it is reality... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the day we went, it was nice and quiet. Lots of little fishes to see when snorkeling, heaps of trigger fish which people need to know about. The water was lovely and warm. Very calm on the day we went, too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part of the island by far. Crystal clear water, stunning scenery, and wildlife like no other. You simply must go here especially if you enjoy snorkelling, canoeing or paddle boarding.

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1 Thank DelS22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to relax and digest the view, swim and find some wildlife or explore the little islands. I thoroughly enjoyed being here, it's so quiet and beautiful.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lagoon is safe to swim in at all times, though better to have reef shoes as you could stand on something nasty that might ruin your holiday. Good for kids and if you haven't snorkelled before to get the hang of it. Sights to see and amount of fish though were disappointing and better depth of water and range... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most famous beach in rartonga, its beautiful. Many resorts and bars are here, also the night market. Its good if you want to rent a kayak or paddleboard and cross to the motus. But this is not the best place for snorkell, since its really shallow and i didnt see many fishes here. For swimming you could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best snorkelling is at Fruits of Rarotonga - wonderful bommies teeming with marine life. The lagoon is gorgeous, clean and warm.

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