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The Grotto

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Address: Grotto Dr, Mariana Islands
Phone Number: +1 670-233-0670
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Great but crowded

Don't go on a Sunday. We were told it's the most crowded day of the week. You couldn't spend much time looking around because other visitors would get in your way and there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 July 2016
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Don't go on a Sunday. We were told it's the most crowded day of the week. You couldn't spend much time looking around because other visitors would get in your way and there weren't many fish to see. Probably due to so many people. Other than that it was very cool to see. The water is surprisingly clear.

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Lisbon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I did scuba diving there. I recommend it, even to non divers, since you can just snorkel. It gets a little crowded sometimes, but it's worth the visit. Keep in mind that you will have to go up and down multiple steps...

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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I like this place a lot. One just has to be extra careful when walking down the flight of stairs, which is about 112 steps. I would think that this is a good place for people to swim because the water looks so clean and plus, no sand to deal with after. I went there when the water was calm... More 

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Another Saipan Gem! You must see this place. Make sure you bring your swim suit and gear. Also, bring a camera to take some memorable photos! Just a beautiful place. It is worth the trip!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is a great dive site and a good snorkel site. The parking lot is easy to find and the walk down to the pools is not bad. About 100 steps. Getting in a bit tricky so you need to be comfortable in your equipment and climbing on rocks. Once in it is a huge open cavern with multiple safety... More 

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Suva, Fiji
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

within around 200 meters from the road, three caves plays with sea waves. Awesome scene and ideal for snorkelling and SCUBA diving but not for faint heart.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

This place is so cool, i was there early in tje morming for diving, and was alone with my dive buddy. This is a must.

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shanghai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Dived twice with MASA Dive, amazing place is great visibility, and lovely blue water. This is a sea cave dive accessed from car park down

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

I went diving in the Grotto in late December. It was so peaceful and beautiful! When I arrived with my dive master only a few snorklers were there so it was just us under the sea! We saw a couple reef sharks and a stingray. By the time we finished our dive a lot more people had arrived. Very glad... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Must go with a guide as it is dangerous to go by self. Stay away from the cave walls and make sure to look down at the clear water world below!

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