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“Beautiful but no fish” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Muri Lagoon

Muri Lagoon
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$58*
and up
Half-Day Muri Lagoon BBQ Lunch Cruise including Snorkeling
Ranked #5 of 67 things to do in Rarotonga
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: One of the island's most beautiful locations, this lagoon and beach is a popular destination for swimming and snorkeling.
Christchurch, New Zealand
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144 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Beautiful but no fish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We spent the day here snorkeling but hardly saw any fish at all. That was a bit disappointing. It's a beautiful setup and lots of activity which explains the lack of fish. Great to suntan here and hire canoes or those paddle boards.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Rent a paddle board or kayk!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Absolutely stunning waters with great coral life. Cruise it with your love or by yourself, or just lay about. I needed water shoes for the sea slugs everywhere (gross) but paddling out to the tiny lagoon islands was unforgettable

Visited June 2014
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Busselton, Australia
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very photogenic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Kited here with good wind but a bit gusty with the islands disturbing the consistency of wind. Beautiful clear water but probably better consistent wind sth of this spot

Visited June 2014
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“More fish this time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were here 3 years ago and disappointed with the fish life, but have noticed more fish this time. This was confirmed by the locals as well.

Visited June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best location on Rarotonga”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

By far the best place to stay, swim, eat and relax. Staying right on Muri is a real treat. The colour of the water is beautiful. You can swim, snorkel, lay around and just take it all in. Plenty of choices for food. Great cafes - LBV is a good one. My favourite meal was at Sandals restaurant and barefoot bar at the Pacific Resort. Further down the road is the Fruits of Rarotonga they make the best burgers and toasties. Night markets were on Wed & Thurs night. Go to the little dairy store, it sells Heineken for $2.50 a bottle compared to $5 a bottle in the mini bar. There is a Westpac ATM and also an ANZ a little further down past the Pacific Resort. There is an Internet cafe to buy some cheap data and Island bike hire to get your scooter. This is our 2nd trip to Rarotonga and when we return we will definitely be staying on Muri Beach again.

Visited May 2014
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