Aroa Marine Reserve, Rarotonga

#5 of 12 in Parks in Rarotonga
Considered one of the world's finest snorkeling spots, Aroa Marine Reserve is a protected lagoon featuring crystal-clear water and droves of fish. This natural breeding ground provides a safe home for butterfly fish, sea bream, octopi, clams, and moray eels. Snorkeling gear and diving tours are available from the onsite resort or the dive center. Avoid stepping on coral while snorkeling, but do not worry about watching out for boats, because they are not allowed in the lagoon. By using our Aroa Beach trip app , you can arrange your visit to Aroa Marine Reserve and other attractions in Aroa Beach.
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  • The snorkelling in this lagoon is the best I have experienced, including Roatan. The north end by the public access is the best with lots of coral heads and channels through at high tide. At low tide....  more »
  • MUST DO, definitely worth a visit, the fish are amazing. Best snorkelling on the island. Can't recommend enough  more »
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