The Grotto, Saipan

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Nature / Park · Cave
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A collapsed cavern accessible by a sturdy set of steps, The Grotto allows visitors to take a peak below the earth's surface without getting wet. You can get an even better view of the cavern by taking a scuba tour, which will let you to explore both above and below the water's surface. Don't visit the grotto without a guide, as the waves and current can get strong at certain times, creating dangerous conditions. Make The Grotto part of your personalized Saipan itinerary using our Saipan trip planner.
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  • Fantastic place. Great scuba diving here, but also good for snorkelers looking for a unique place to come and play. Highly recommended! 
    Fantastic place. Great scuba diving here, but also good for snorkelers looking for a unique place to come and play. Highly recommended!  more »
  • Enjoy the ocean and nature at its best. Never go alone. To have evidence for caution a tourist may research the number of drowning deaths at the Saipan Grotto that were either caused by... 
    Enjoy the ocean and nature at its best. Never go alone. To have evidence for caution a tourist may research the number of drowning deaths at the Saipan Grotto that were either caused by...  more »
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  • Interesting structure, unique geological experience. The water is beautiful in here, so much better with fewer people. Some danger exists, better to go with local or guide.
  • Beautiful place to see. There are a few steps to get down to this lush, deep blue, gulley. It's pretty and a good photo spot. I think it is more about the snorkeling and diving. Top rated dive spot in Saipan and world renown. But, DO NOT GO ALONE. Be safe and hire a guide, as the entry, exit, surge, and currents are all tricky and best done with someone who knows what they're doing. Totally worth every penny to get in the water there!

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