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The Grotto

Grotto Dr, Mariana Islands
+1 670-233-0670
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Guided Dive

We used Harry as our guide (master diver) of the Axe Murderer Tours...admittedly not a lot of... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2014
Glendale, Arizona
The Grotto

This is a must see; however, care must be taken when walking down the many steps - when it’s wet... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2014
Saipan, Mariana Islands
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Grotto Dr, Mariana Islands
+1 670-233-0670
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

We used Harry as our guide (master diver) of the Axe Murderer Tours...admittedly not a lot of diving experience but he helped us dive within our skill level and now it is even better...We were very comfortable with him and appreciated him taking us where...More

Thank sunny5514
Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a must see; however, care must be taken when walking down the many steps - when it’s wet they can be extremely slippery. Think twice about going down there if you are elderly or have walking problems.

Thank cclSaipan
Reviewed April 11, 2014

We dove via Axe Murders Dive. First be warned: the stairs leading down are numerous, very uneven and steep and must be taken with full gear and weights. Once you get down, a dangerous crossing must be made to get to the "island" from which...More

1  Thank DeeDee235
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Great site for scuba! Very few locations compare to this dive site in terms of water clarity/color. Lots of props for incredible ambiance.

Thank sugarae23
Reviewed February 20, 2014

The dramatic entrance into the under water cave opens out into beautiful reef, with a wide variety of aquatic life to see. Quite an experience.

Thank Oliver O
Reviewed January 23, 2014

We visited on a Sunday and it was very crowded and noisy with locals enjoying jumping in from some height. Fun for them but probably scared off all the fish; we saw very few and certainly not a turtle as suggested in the advertising.

Thank bryan l
Reviewed January 15, 2014

Exciting dive from start to finish. Intersting entry, going though various entrances fun. Great viz. We were lucky, no major surf or waves.

Thank gkwright
Reviewed January 4, 2014

Grotto is nice. Water is clean and blue. Sometime there is fishes. Enter to Grotto is a little bit dangerous. The excelent enter is jump!

Thank JanJonas
Reviewed December 17, 2013

The Grotto is a world wide rarity with its incredible caverns and passages. It is a SCUBA diver's delight but be sure to have an experienced leader when you try it. Speedy Tertle is one of the best dive shops on the island.

Thank Darcy55
Reviewed November 28, 2013

I lived in Saipan and everytime one of my friends would come to the island i would bring them there to see the natural beauty.. Now you have to climb yp and down the stairs and this is a big tourist area so if there...More

1  Thank chris a
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July 21, 2017|
Response from David Swearengi... S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is how we did it. You just meed to watch the tide and stay a safe distance from the rocks.