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

This was our 4th visit to the Muri Lagoon. Now the weed has disappeared the lagoon is even better for snorkeling. There are lots of fish and huge coral bombs to see and explore. We will be back again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MrsSparkly1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent two very pleasant mornings here doing water sports. Sheltered and not to busy - tours go from here but once gone its a lovely spot to enjoy the islands.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KeeperSydneyNSW
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved the walk on the beach at Muri Beach. We came back a few time during our stay. We snorkeled one afternoon, however I was not impressed. We didn’t see many fish and my husband had a trigger fish attack. It actually bite his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scubababe10
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my third visit to the Rarotonga and my second time staying in Muri. We swam every morning around 8am (rain or shine) and again during the day, each day. We snorkelled, Paddle board, and kayaked. strolled along the lagoon in the evenings. A...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TePutu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Muri Lagoon. Has a few small islands nearby that you can kayak to or swim to on low tide. Lovely tropical feel and when the sun is out the water looks stunning. Saw lots of fish from the kayak round the small island to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheysreview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty to do here at Muri Beach water activities, cruise to Motu, Moorings Fish Cafe is a must as is the night markets.Ariki tours did an amazing aqua scooter tour to swim with turtles 🐢 a major highlight.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristen M
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Our first stop to Muri was on an overcast day. We went back two days later on a nice sunny day. All we can say is wow. There are many beautiful places in the Cooks, but Muri has to be close to the top. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Muri lagoon has the most beautiful water I have ever seen in my life. It is crystal clear and has a great range of sea life. The reef and ocean is in the distance, so there is plenty of room for you to paddle board,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank EliseH9
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Our Villa fronted the lagoon about a klm from the Muri beach area - unfortunately due to the rocks and shallow water we could not swim there but found a nice beach not far away with east entry and deeper water - snorkeling was good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GDay1044
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Really beautiful place! Theres a gear shop along the shore that rents out kayaks, snorkel gear, and paddle boards. The water there is really calm and clear, we even saw a turtle there once while paddling! To see fish you have to swim quite far...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from spotty2181 | Reviewed this property |
Refer to my latest post from 10 January 2017. This should answer any questions you may have.