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The Grotto

Grotto Dr, Mariana Islands
+1 670-233-0670
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I joined the tour is arranged by HIS tour agency. The tour picks up at your hotel and send you back... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Augusta L
via mobile

I walked down the 119 mossy steps but didn't get in as I was in a hurry. It is definitely... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Josh B
Oceanside, California, United States
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Grotto Dr, Mariana Islands
+1 670-233-0670
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I joined the tour is arranged by HIS tour agency. The tour picks up at your hotel and send you back after the tour and costs usd45. The tour lasts about 2hours including the transportation. It provides you the snorkeling set and life jacket. we...More

Thank Augusta L
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I walked down the 119 mossy steps but didn't get in as I was in a hurry. It is definitely beautiful but NOT for the faint of heart or breathing challenged. Very dangerous climb down and a HIKE back up. It is beautiful, and the...More

1  Thank Josh B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Funny when I lived on Saipan in the late 70s I had no problem going up and down the steep stair leading to and from the Grotto. Last trip it was still no problem going DOWN the steps. The Grotto is a stunningly beautiful cave...More

Thank bdude2016
Reviewed 15 January 2017

ABSOLUTELY MAGNIFICENT!!! Highly recommended if you are fit enough to climb stairs WITH FULL DIVE EQUIPMENT. But worth it. Especially if you are an experienced diver, I think you would be able to appreciate it a little more as it is a cave diving. Go...More

Thank JohnBaek2
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Too many people here. The bright blue light is beautiful, but not that amazing as I expected. If you really want to visit, go in the morning rather than afternoon.

Thank charlmens
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you on Saipan you must go see the Grotto. Diving the Grotto is the best way to experience the site.

Thank OhJacky
Reviewed 8 January 2017

After a hilly and windy drive, from the south west of the island my brother and I arrived at The Grotto. We first went to the view point at the top and looked down upon it, but all we could see was the rock face...More

Thank quinni_224
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Dove the Grotto with Speedy Turtle and had a excellent time. Competent dive guide, beyond competent in fact. Knew the place inside and out, fun, and every safety precaution which could be taken was. The hike wasn't that bad and the dive is well worth...More

Thank Shannon F
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The surf has to be low but this place is great otherwise. Don't pay anyone to go here. It's free (just go rent a snorkel from Garapan for like 7 bucks for the day). And if Amir is working as the lifeguard, he's totally chill....More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place is awesome, but requires a lot of leg strength to go down and back up the like 1,000 steps, lol But once you down in the cave and in the water it is amazing! for sure a must see and do place for...More

1  Thank Woody_DUKW
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