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Raro Reef Sub
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“below deck”(3 reviews)
“marine life”(7 reviews)
Avatiu Harbour, Cook Islands
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All reviews great trip below deck marine life underwater viewing area fish informative trip getting wet different areas see whales underwater world deeper water couple of hours per adult coral gardens steph wreck maitai
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Reviewed 26 January 2019

waited patiently 10 days whilst on rarotonga to do this trip as due to sea conditions it wasnt running. managed to get it done the morning of day we flew back to auckland. great tour and very informative guide and boat captain. didn't see a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Did the raro reef sub today. The guide was very knowledgeable and funny. Got to see a turtle and some whales!! Whole family had a good time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rdh2316
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We tried turning up at the boat over 15 minutes before the stated 11am trip twice. No-one from the company was there and there was no notice of any cancellations. We assumed that it was due to the windy conditions as it did say on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Twin69
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Great trip out past the reef. Good to see the underwater without getting wet. Friendly knowledgeable staff

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GrantandSherylD
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are thrilled you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 21 August 2018

A wonderful way to spend our last morning on the island. Generally, a 1-2 hour round trip, the reef sub leaves from the Harbour and makes lots of interesting and informative stops along the way. From feeding the Giant Trevally's up close, cruising over a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jholdom
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for your super review. I'm thrilled you enjoyed your trip.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Our family very much enjoyed our trip on the Reef Sub - especially my eldest daughter who got to see a turtle swimming under the water! The wreck is very interesting to see and some great history of it is shared during the viewing. Even...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Stingray7300
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Kia Orana - we are so pleased you enjoyed our tour and learned lots from it too. Thank you very much for taking the time to review this tour. Hope to see you on the rock again soon.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Our family with three children (7, 9 and 11) really enjoyed this activity. The under water sub really gives you a chance to see the goings on without scuba diving.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LeaJ1445
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome trip. Fabulous seeing what was below. Mata provided a really informative commentary. Highlight was seeing Giant Trevalley being fed and playing around the boat, coral regeneration and especially the turtle.More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Toeknee70
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thanks very much for the super review. Its such a blessing when we get to see turtles. We're of course holding out for some whales now - can't wait for them all to start coming through. I'll pass your kind words on to Mata and...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Neat trip, the second time we have done it. Perfect for people who wold like to see what divers see but aren't in a position to dive or snorkel themselves.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank SimonT3574
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Yay for you coming back and doing it again. Thanks for the super review - five stars boom boom baby! No seriously, thanks a million.

Reviewed 7 June 2018

A fun time on the Sub; saw giant trevally and a turtle or three. A few people struggled with the rolling of the pontoon boat. a very informative trip; great crew

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TinaD2970
Stephanie J, Owner at Raro Reef Sub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hi Tina - thanks for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed it.

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3 November 2017|
Response from StephenieJansen | Property representative |
Kia Orana. The trip is between one and a quarter hours and one and a half hours. Sometimes slightly longer if we are with whales.