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Address: Avatiu Harbour, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 682 55901
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easy way to see the reef

Nice morning to see the reef, however the swell can make your stomach feel a little sick so take some meds just in case. easy to see the reef and fish with the clear water and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2016
Tracey H
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Campbelltown, Australia
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this trip because we had a one year old daughter and the below water windows seemed a good idea. Indeed, it turned out to be a good idea! Our daughter really loved looking out of the windows at the fish, wrecks and reef and the ladder from the deck down was no problem to negotiate. The trip worked... More 

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Thank PDWFire
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to review our business. We appreciate all feedback. Kind regards Steph More 

Campbelltown, Australia
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Nice morning to see the reef, however the swell can make your stomach feel a little sick so take some meds just in case. easy to see the reef and fish with the clear water and good information onboard

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Thank Tracey H
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Tracey. I'm glad you enjoyed the trip. Depending on the conditions, we can encounter some water movement, so good advice for those without good "sea-legs". We are looking forward to some more settled sea throughout our winter months. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Great time out with capt'n Steph and Luke. My daughter is nearly two and going through a bit of a stroppy period and Steph was fantastic with her, and held her up at the front of the boat and popped some great tunes on to have a dance. Fish were spectacular, the reef was lovely and We especially enjoyed seeing... More 

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Thank 564ashleew
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Wow - great review guys, thanks so much. Little Sienna stole my heart - she is absolutely gorgeous (she's the only one that's boogied out with me lately :-)). Thanks for choosing to come out with us and we are stoked you had such a good time. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Steph and Luke took us out on Easter Monday. Steph collect us from our Resort and was very friendly . There was 2 of us on the trip. Feeding the fish and the sights we saw were wonderful. I would recommend this if you wish to see the coral and sealife however may not like snorkelling. Very enjoyable trip.

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Thank travelfuntimes2016
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our trip. It's wonderful to get your feedback and we're thrilled you had a good time. Hope to see you in Rarotonga again sometime soon! More 

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

The team on Reef Sub where great not over the top, but knowledgable and a different experience. Really enjoyed the trip seeing a ship wreck, and the fish feeding. Luke was really knowledgeable and added a lot to the trip and Step was a great guid making sure to spend the time and make the trip interesting and informative. Again... More 

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Thank nicklloydnz
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review. I will pass your kind comments to Luke also. Always love to hear this kind of feedback. What is it with kids and that ladder lol! More 

Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We enjoyed a fun ride with Steph & Luke on the sub viewing amazing fish, the shipwreck was awesome and the underwater views were just great. Highly recommend this trip, very exciting for all ages. Thank you both.

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Thank 05jojo
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review the Reef Sub. It was a great trip - you guys supplied a lot of fun energy yourselves! Would love to see you all here again one day. Thanks again for your review. More 

Kerikeri
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Absolutely loved and enjoyed this trip on your "Yellow submarine", well worth it and recommend to everyone. Just to finish it off nicely was the turtle. Thank you for a wonderful time.

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Thank cerita1
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. So happy that you enjoyed it and rated us so well. It really is a bonus when we have a turtle come to the party - we've been very fortunate lately. More 

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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

After driving into town a few times and the kids seeing the yellow reef sub i decided to book in for a tour. It was a Sunday afternoon and the boat had 4 others (plus skippper and Luke) on board. The kids (aged 4 & 8) thoroughly enjoyed it. The Giant Trevally were awesome and definitely a great sight. I... More 

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Thank Comija
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our trip. It certainly is a hit for the kids - usually have to get the Mr Muscle out after they get off to get the face prints off the windows. Really pleased you enjoyed yourselves. More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Loved this trip, my partner is a keen fisherman and loved seeing the Giant Trevally up close and personal... We made eye contact it was that close! Best money we spent was on this trip. Our daughter learnt so much and didn't want to leave at the end. Photos and videos of this are great. Clear as water and we... More 

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Thank renaya2015
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. Was a pleasure to have you aboard and so pleased you enjoyed it. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I loved going out on the sub, there's so much to see both above and below deck, the windows in the hull are great for seeing the sea bed and marine/reef life - like a dry dive LOL. And seeing the Giant Trivially come so close, jumping/diving for food - at one stage I wondering if a GT would jump... More 

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Thank tga_rach
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this great review. So happy you enjoyed your trip with us. Hope to see you again. More 

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