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Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruizes
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Half-Day Muri Lagoon BBQ Lunch Cruise including Snorkeling
Ranked #3 of 11 things to do in Muri
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Join the crew of the famous Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruizes on our glass bottom boats for a memorable fun day you will never forget.We provide snorkelling, BBQ lunch, Cook Islands humour, fun and our friendly entertaining guides will leave you with a lasting impression of our Cook Islands people and a smile to put on your face. Can't snorkel? we'll teach you, or view the fish from the comfort of our glass bottom boats.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

What a fantastic outing!!! We had an absolute hoot on our lagoon cruise! The weather was great, the guys were hilarious & kept us well & truly entertained! We loved the singing, music, & humour! The snorkelling spot was fantastic. Our bbq lunch was amazing! We loved the coconut husking show & tree climbing show. as for the Sarong tying show...I haven't laughed so much in ages! These guys really know how to entertain! We had an awesome 4.5 hours & thoroughly enjoyed this cruise. An absolute must!!

Visited September 2013
Thank Lee W
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Brisbane, Australia
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95 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A definite highlight”
Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

My brother recommended this tour to me - we had a blast.

We were in the boat for those who didn't have children with them (no offence intended, but it was appreciated), and had Captain Trouble who was entertaining.

I've never snorkelled before and it was fantastic. The shows they put on at the Motu were funny, educational and well delivered and the lunch was yummy!

Such a great way to spend 3-4 hours (some tourist maps have discount vouchers...you could save 5-10 dollars with one of their vouchers).

Visited September 2013
Thank Lisa H
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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Glass bottom boat and entertainment”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

These guys really seem to enjoy their jobs. The guides interact with virtually the entire boat, and are witty, entertaining, as well as informative and knowledgable about the islands. This leans towards a snorkeling boat with a BBQ lunch and show after than a lagoon cruise. Great fun regardless. Snorkel gear included.

Visited September 2013
Thank George P
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“"Hilarious Crew" is somewhat of an overstatement.”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

I'll keep it brief.
Glass bottomed boat ride was great thanks to the clarity of the water and abundance of fish but the snorkel component was way too short.
Lunch was pretty ordinary in comparison with what else the Island has to offer.
Entertainment from the crew was pretty good for the most part (coconut tree climbing etc) but I don't think humiliating paying customers rates as an hilarious activity... Leave the comedy to people who know how to do it.
I will be recommending the other Island cruise option to my friends.

Visited September 2013
5 Thank Mike S
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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Highlight of our Raro Trip!!”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

My partner and I recently visited Rarotonga and decided to go with Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruizes after hearing some great reviews. So glad we did!! It was the highlight of our trip! The staff were hilarious and friendly, great music and amazing food! We would highly recommend going with Captain Tama's Cruizes!!

Visited September 2013
Thank holls87
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