Muri Lagoon, Rarotonga

4.5
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Muri Lagoon allows visitors to swim, snorkel, and relax on the sand in a breathtaking natural location. The teal-blue water of of the lagoon remain extremely clear, making it easy to spot numerous marine species like sea cucumbers, bright fish, and coral formations on the sandy bottom. Get a little closer and go diving instead, where you can really explore the Cook Islands' amazing seascape. Even in strong winds, the water remains calm and suitable for kayaking or paddleboarding. Arrange to visit Muri Lagoon and other attractions in Avarua using our Avarua road trip website .
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  • We enjoyed looking at the lagoon changing colors throughout the day. It's busy with lagoon cruises, SUP's, kayakers etc but you can still find a place to swim. It was a little slimy/murky in parts but...  more »
  • The lagoon is beautiful and great for kayaking, swimming and relaxing but it is slimey in places and has very few fish so dont recommend for snorkling  more »
  • I have never experiences such lovely warm water as here in the lagoon. However the water can be covered in seaweed and sea slugs making it unpleasant to walk in. The lagoon cruises kept us entertained...  more »
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  • Gorgeous even on a grey winters day. Weddings on the beach. Boats, paddle boarding and swimming. Hope to get back on a sunnier day.
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