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A must see in Saipan

The grotto is a must see if you stop in Saipan. It’s very beautiful. There is a picnic area if you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
heyhersh13
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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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Great time. Can't wait to go again.

I used Marianas Trekking. I had Fred and Kuma. They were great, the best and fun. I wish I could... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
andrewstowers
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College Station, Texas
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The grotto is a must see if you stop in Saipan. It’s very beautiful. There is a picnic area if you want to spend some time there. There’s also a security guard there so you and your belongings feel safe. Theres about twenty parking spaces....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used Marianas Trekking. I had Fred and Kuma. They were great, the best and fun. I wish I could hang with them all the time. They made my trip really great.

2  Thank andrewstowers
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This location provides one of the most incredible diving experiences on this planet. While the walk up & down the long, concrete steps to get there is tiring the diving is spectacular. Due to the environment this location is only suitable for advanced divers. Please...More

1  Thank TravellingManOz
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Grotto can be very wavy sometimes. Some local staff work there to help. Good for scuba diving and free diving and freediving photo shooting. Not much to see for snorkelling. Required good physical condition (at least good legs) to walk down the stairs. Especially for...More

1  Thank S.Y. Summer L
Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is a beautiful dive location but the steps down are long, steep and treacherous. NOT recommended for anyone who is not in reasonably good shape.

1  Thank suzrules2018
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Grotto on a cloudy, rainy day. It wasn’t raining when we were there. It was stunning! Too dangerous to swim or dive, but the deep blue water and crashing waves were amazing. The steps were nowhere near as bad as people have...More

1  Thank lmf410
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Don't believe all you read about stairs and danger. Stairs are ok, yes if tide is bad can need to be more cautious but felt safe in guides hands. Went afternoons and twice busy but bearable

1  Thank Hendyle
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

In the water, it looks like another world. A planet which is purely blue. An unique experience and absolutely worth a visit.

1  Thank Felix G
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

My phone’s waterproof case failed and my phone was waterlogged and fried. BUT, the tour guide took photos of our trip and us and underwater footage for us. We bought the CD for $24, totally worth it! The water is so electric blue, just like...More

1  Thank cabinf3v3r
Reviewed May 19, 2018

wow really amazing try to go late or early to beat the crowds. evening is best and should really go scuba diving there with axe murder tours

1  Thank Jack B
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Response from David Swearengi... S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is how we did it. You just meed to watch the tide and stay a safe distance from the rocks.
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