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Muri Lagoon, Rarotonga
(4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This is a great place to relax and digest the view, swim and find some wildlife or explore the little islands. I thoroughly enjoyed being here, it's so quiet and beautiful. 
  • The lagoon is safe to swim in at all times, though better to have reef shoes as you could stand on something nasty that might ruin your holiday. Good for kids and if you haven't snorkelled before to g...  more »
  • This is the most famous beach in rartonga, its beautiful. Many resorts and bars are here, also the night market. Its good if you want to rent a kayak or paddleboard and cross to the motus. But this is...  more »