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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your on Saipan the Grotto is must do Snorkling or diving the Grotto is absolutely worth the experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Getaway31164032695
Reviewed January 14, 2019

I am not usually for jumping off high-ish rocks into water, but this place was spectacular. The guides we got were very helpfully. The got us a video of us snorkeling.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jkmorss86
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Descending into and coming up and out of the Grotto is a worthy experience. Take a dip in the pristine water, or simply enjoy its natural beauty from atop any of the "platforms" throughout the cave. There is usually a local vendor that sells fresh...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank U1426VSericp
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit, a must see on Saipan. I dont dive (yet) but from what u hear it's an awesome place to go. Be careful though it takes some skill getting out of the water. You can jump off the small cliff and just...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank LoveTravel543256
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I had joined the Mariana Trekking tour last weekend. Our tour guide was so nice to teach us how to make circles under the water, helped us to take lots of photos and even took care of people who can’t swim and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Piccolo L
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

The grotto is a must see if you stop in Saipan. It’s very beautiful. There is a picnic area if you want to spend some time there. There’s also a security guard there so you and your belongings feel safe. Theres about twenty parking spaces....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heyhersh13
Reviewed October 20, 2018

I used Marianas Trekking. I had Fred and Kuma. They were great, the best and fun. I wish I could hang with them all the time. They made my trip really great.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank andrewstowers
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This location provides one of the most incredible diving experiences on this planet. While the walk up & down the long, concrete steps to get there is tiring the diving is spectacular. Due to the environment this location is only suitable for advanced divers. Please...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TravellingManOz
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Grotto can be very wavy sometimes. Some local staff work there to help. Good for scuba diving and free diving and freediving photo shooting. Not much to see for snorkelling. Required good physical condition (at least good legs) to walk down the stairs. Especially for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank sysummerl
Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is a beautiful dive location but the steps down are long, steep and treacherous. NOT recommended for anyone who is not in reasonably good shape.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank suzrules2018
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Yes, that is how we did it. You just meed to watch the tide and stay a safe distance from the rocks.
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