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“Picture Perfect” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Muri Lagoon

Muri Lagoon
Cook Islands
27-349
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Ranked #4 of 57 things to do in Rarotonga
Activities: Snorkeling, Swimming
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Owner description: One of the island's most beautiful locations, this lagoon and beach is a popular destination for swimming and snorkeling.
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Picture Perfect”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Perfect place to take photos! Clear warm waters are great for swimming and snorkeling. I thought the wildlife was lacking a bit..

Visited September 2013
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Upper Hutt
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“awesome spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Stayed 6 days on muri. Excellent snorkelling. I'm nearly 50 and did paddle boarding, kayaking and swimming and just saying around. Great spot. Looked at other areas and not as pleasant

Visited September 2013
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Halkett, Canterbury
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11 attraction reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Idyllic spot to spend time chilling out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Nice white sandy beach, ideal for sun bathing or reading a book in gthe shade of a palm tree. Very shallow here, good for wallowing in the water rather than swimming. Snorkelling also better around the corner at Fruits of Raro. Where reef shoes if "swimming" at Muri, as there is a lot of rock/coral/sea slugs in the sandy bottom. Warm water. Very safe for children.
Always something to watch - glass bottom boats, yachts, kite-surfers, kayaks. Idyllic area to spend time. Love it.

Visited September 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Another must-visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Crystal blue waters, quite shallow, some interesting snorkelling spots. Picturesque spot for photography, or sailing & kite-surfing.

Visited August 2013
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New York City, New York
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Best place on the island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Make sure to take your kayak around the motu's. saw lots of fish crabs and a spotted stingray. Be careful because there is volcanic rock you could get stuck on with your kayak

Visited June 2013
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