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Muri Lagoon, Rarotonga

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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. Take a look at our Rarotonga trip builder to schedule your visit to Muri Lagoon and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Muri Lagoon is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. The colour, the little islands, crystal clear water with beautiful fish, the list goes on. If you go to Rarotonga, you have to go there,...  more »
  • This is a beautiful stunning lagoon great for snorkeling, swimming and just relaxing. It can get a little windy when the southerly sweeps in. There are lots of accommodation to choose from which are o...  more »
  • Muri beach is stunning to say the least.....When we have stayed in Rarotonga we always look forward to visiting Muri and walking across to the wee island. The water is crystal clear and generally pret...  more »