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Tikioki Marine Reserve

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Tikioki Beach, Cook Islands
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“sea urchins” (2 reviews)
“fruit” (4 reviews)
“deeper” (3 reviews)
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Tikioki Beach, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Didn't eat here - only saw it open once but our map told us this was the place to snorkel and it didn't disapoint! Fish in knee deep water and very clear! Plenty of parking and great stretch of beach and the Lagoon Cruises sit...More

Thank rachnz2015
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Safe, beautiful lagoon with masses of fish - just park up and walk into the water - no fuss, no reservations. Plonk a towel on the sand and off you go

1  Thank Ngaio M
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The highlight of our trip was our stay in a rental property not too far from the Tikioki Marine Reserve. The snorkeling was excellent all week, and the fish very much plentiful. There are some coral breaks on the beach where you can enter the...More

1  Thank jjluke
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Of the three places that I explored (Aroa, Muri, Tikioki), this was the best place for snorkelling. Even without the snorkel, I saw fishes swimming in the shallows. Going deeper to the corals, there were colourful fishes, baby fishes darting in between the rocks, and...More

Thank SPA01
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Tikioki Marine Reserve, better known as Fruits of Rarotonga, is a great place to spend a couple of hours snorkeling. Tons of fish, sea urchins, blue starfish, clams, even a small eel or two. The current is not as strong here as it is in...More

Thank jimriddle4
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A great place to go for a FREE afternnon of snorkelling. Because this is a marine reserve, the fish are there in abundance. We had an amazing afternoon here despite the showers which were very warm! It is across the road from The Fruits of...More

Thank JDNZ
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Anywhere on Tikioki Beach is a fabulous place to snorkel. The fish are abundant, with the occasional eel, eagle ray, or turtle.

Thank GramaGoose
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Located across the road from the 'Fruits of Rarotonga' bistro. Don't need to swim out far to find the marine life...it's all at your feet. Live marine ecosystem where you can teach the little ones of the different sea life or enjoy the colours of...More

Thank Ovaia L
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Take a look beneath the water - there's a whole new world. Here there are great schools of fish, numerous varieties and some lovely coral. Never crowded, and a beautiful beach to relax on and dry off!

Thank JasonAitkens
Reviewed 24 March 2016

An abundance of beautifully coloured fish. Delightful area for snorkelling, a little deeper than some other places, but not too deep - I didn't want to get out of the water!

Thank MelbournePam
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