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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 1 week ago via mobile

One of the many excellent aquatic locations on the island - but a “must do”. Lagoon itself is excellent as a beach and swim spot - it also has access to hiring things such as paddle boards, kayaks and snorkeling gear. Koka and Captain Tama...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kinkoona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very easy for snorkeling & very safe as the water is mostly only chest high. We were here early September so it was quite windy. We snorkeled over to the island with a wet bag full of drinks & watch a spectacular sun set. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank GWL69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach and blue lagoon - great spot to chill and enjoy the sunshine. Very easy access from any point of Rarotonga - just hop on a bus, rent a bike or scooter and you are there in no time. Plenty things are around: you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 607krisztianb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Muri Lagoon is a fantastic spot for snorkelling especially opporsite the Fruits of Rarotonga Cafe. There are lots of fish and the coral is starting to regenerate. Best to go when it isn't to windy. Make sure you don't wear sunscreen as this kills the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KimClinch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Muri beach is a perfect spot to visit by yourself or with the fams. Full of lots of activities to do an of course take great pics!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lolazmama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its probably the most popular part of the island, particularly if you want kayaks, snorkeling, paddle boarding etc (don't expect instructions though). An hour is plenty to paddle around perhaps two of the small islands in the lagoon. There are better places to swim in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BarbWats0n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful area has so much to do, fishing, snorkleing, lagoon cruises (kokas & Capt Tamas) plus lots of good bars and restaurants near by, see the sunsets from here, and have fish and chips from Charlies place. Love this part of Raro. will go...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank novosoftnz
Reviewed September 14, 2019

Safe and pretty swimming lagoon, can swim across to another little island, or walk in low tide. Lovely sandy beach. Good snorkelling spot as well.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank freddo56
Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

Super shallow and safe for young kids our 3 yr old could just paddle around without any concerns. Better snorkeling just around the road at Titikaveka beach

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CautiousKiwis
Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

We went to this beach on our last day. It was very beautiful and perfect for swimming, sun bathing and canoeing. We spotted some blue jellyfish that had washed on to the beach. I would be on the lookout for those. I didn't see any...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Katherine C
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collmesunshine
October 18, 2019|
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Response from sdkams | Reviewed this property |
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Response from freddo56 | Reviewed this property |
Its about 10km by car or taxi...so about 25 minutes drive.
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HeidiPK
September 14, 2019|
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Response from vivienne f | Reviewed this property |
Just jump on the local bus- or take a taxi- and enjoy Muri beach. If you have time hire a canoe and paddle out to the little island just off Muri beach and get a wonderful view of Rarotonga from the island- it takes about 5... More
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