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“Hard case humour - real 'TE MAORI'”

Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruizes
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Half-Day Muri Lagoon BBQ Lunch Cruise including...
Ranked #2 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: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed March 24, 2014

Of course you have to do the 'glass bottom boat' lagoon cruise while in Rarotonga, so away we went! Was definitely a highlight of our holiday - the staff have a sound knowledge of Rarotonga, the history behind it and the link to NZ Maori. We are very similar in a sense, originating from the same place.

Before embarking the boat, you sit down and let island time kick in while the staff sing some local songs, play the ukulele and drums until all passengers have arrived before hopping on the boat. You then cruise around the lagoon out to a deeper part of the lagoon and stop for 45 minutes for some snorkeling. After that Captain Tama's take you to a nearby island for a BBQ lunch whilst performing some very comical entertainment!

Coming from a Maori heritage the jokes the staff were making in reference to fellow maori and pakeha I found quite funny as I was able to easily relate to it! But some other people didn't understand their sense of humour - oh well, their loss, my gain!!!

Definitely enjoyed ourselves and would happily do this again.
Great value for money with the all inclusive cruise, swim, lunch and entertainment.

Thank you to all at Captain Tama's cruises, we'll be back again hopefully!

1  Thank BKerrBell
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

Captain tama's lagoon cruize was simply amazing. The glass bottom made it easy to spot fish and we were taken to an amazing snorkeling spot. The guides were very entertaining and a lot of fun! the food was absolutely delishes and there was more than enough to feed everybody. It was a fun and relaxing trip and a must do if you visit rarotonga.

1  Thank ErinApii
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

We went here for my cuzns hens nit/day 2 boat loads of woman from around the world had an awesum day. The crew were awesum looked after us well entertained us all the way..wud definately do it again we i go bak to Raro

1  Thank Narelle S
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

For a person that doesn't do a lot of swimming i enjoyed myself thoroughly! The light humour throughout the day kept it interesting and the mood free flowing. When we got to the spot where we did the diving i was a little apprehensive about jumping in, it being my first time ive ever gone diving. But I gave it a go regardless!

The meal was great since i eat close anything anyway :-) and the entertainment was even better! Just wish i caught it on camera...

All in all a great time for people who love to dive, eat bbq'd tuna, and enjoy a bit of a laugh

Two thumbs up!!

1  Thank IIIWaZaIII
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Reviewed March 19, 2014

Captain tamas lagoon cruise is something you definitely have to do in Rarotonga! Great snorkeling, great food with a very entertaining show to go with it, massages available on your own island, and most importantly a friendly, funny and fantastic crew!

1  Thank Kyznraz
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