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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

So saw this on things to do in Saipan and decided to go at it ourselves. First it is amazing, second don’t make the Sam mistake we did. This was an impulsive decision for us, therefore we weren’t carrying any water. The hike down was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CIS6
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Groupd of colleagues opted for tour with Marianas Trekking. Highly recommended to take this guided hiking tour on hiking trail to Forbidden Island. It was a tough, challenging hike with different terrain (dirt, boulders, sharp lava rocks, sand), descent / incline using ropes and stretching...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 808Sunshine
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

When going to this island, better join a tour instead of going on your own. Trekking downhill is a bit tough and dangerous but it’s worthy when you see such a picturesque scenery. Then we spent some time on snorkeling near the shore which is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Piccolo L
Reviewed June 3, 2018

The hike takes about 30-40 minutes each way. We did it in zoris (slippers) but most folks would probably do better with athletic shoes. We had the beach to ourselves on a Saturday. Best to go at low tide, and don't cross over to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mitch T
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Make sure to allow at least three hours or more. Bring your snorkel lots of small safe pools like your own private aquarium with colorful fish and warm water. I went around 2pm and we saw only one other couple. It is a half hour...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The hike is less than a mile. Don't forget to take advantage of the awesome views while making the hike. I wouldn't suggest trying to get all the way to the island, but there are some great views, and a nice swimming hole. There is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Rodney R
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Snorkeling pool was great with lots of tropical fish. Get directions to the Forbidden Cave and carefully climb over rocks to get there. The climb back up the hill wooped me in the midday sun. Take your time. Worth it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank E8039SGjimw
Reviewed July 10, 2017

OK, I live on Saipan, and I hate to see too many of you at "Forbidden Island". But it is truly special! A short but tricky hike down the cliff, with great views on the way. Once there you might find the perfect cave with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Dean R
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Frankly, I was never a hiker with poor aerobic capacity, so if I did the hike, everyone can! It's harsh for me - Going down looks dangerous but there are some ropes to help. Going back up is just tiring but all I need is...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank GracyC
Reviewed December 24, 2016

This is a beautiful spot away from all the tourist. The road leading to the trail head requires four wheel drive. It's a quick hike down, less than 2 miles. The hike back up was difficult, a little steep. Make sure you wear sturdy shoes...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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