The Grotto, Saipan
A collapsed cavern accessible by a sturdy set of steps, The Grotto allows visitors to take a peak below the earth's surface without getting wet. You can get an even better view of the cavern by taking a scuba tour, which will let you to explore both above and below the water's surface. Don't visit the grotto without a guide, as the waves and current can get strong at certain times, creating dangerous conditions. Make The Grotto part of your personalized Saipan itinerary using our Saipan trip planner .
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사이판어드벤쳐를 통해 프로그램을 예약하고 들어왔습니다 개인적으로 와서 물 밖은 구경할 수 있지만, 물 속으로 들어와 스노쿨링이나 다이브체험을 하려면 미리 예약이 필요합니다. 가격 대비 대 만족이요, 처음이라 긴장해서 많이 못 즐긴것 같아서 다시 가고 싶어요 more »You can book and enter the program via Saipan Adventure and come in private and see the water, but you'll need to book in advance if you're into the water and you're snorkeling or dive. I would definitely come back again if I'm very happy with the price.
Лучшее место на Сайпане!!!!Окно в другой мир. Особенно если ты погружаешься с аквалангом. Лучший ночной дайв на Сайпане и наверное во всей Азии. много ступенек,но оно того стоит. Ночью обязательно уви... more »The best place on Saipan!!!! A window into another world. Especially if you're scuba diving. The best night dive on Saipan and probably all of Asia. A lot of steps, but it's worth it. At night be sure to see sharks, turtles, lobsters. Sleeping fish. A million tourists in the daytime) On the other side of a lot of big and small caves. Unusual paints. open ocean. The abyss beneath you. Very clear clean water. Visibility up to 100 meters. It turns out a good video and photos. It's like a parachute jump. We have to try. The main thing to choose the right guide)) swim and dive in the bucket is also interesting. The weather changes by season. Sometimes full calm is sometimes huge waves. Depends on the time of year and how the wind blows. All are urged to recomend.
The Grotto is one of Saipan’s greatest natural wonders but it is ruined by “guides” wanting to make a buck. We went without a guide but the tourism companies bullied us away telling us that we could not enter the water without one. An American diving guide there told us it was illegal to swim without life jackets or a guide even though there is no signage stating that guides nor life jackets are required. As we turned to head up the stairs, a local said he would be our guide. We told him no thanks, because it was much too crowded. The American said that one person a month dies there and that it was very dangerous. While I’m sure it is dangerous (which is why they have a lifeguard present) the danger is increased significance by the sheer number of people in the water. There were at least 100 life-jacket wearing tourists in the water. I do not think a guided trip is any safer than just being smart travelers. Heed the warnings and don’t do anything stupid like join a group of 30 tourists and jump into the abyss. The CNMI government should investigate and crack down on the bullying that we experienced. They should also limit the number of people who can go down the stairs to keep number of people in the water to something more manager for a lifeguard. I do not recommend visiting the Grotto until the government gets the guide issue under control.
Best diving spot in saipan! But I recommend, diving with AxeMurdererTours cause Harry is the best diving instructor in the world !!
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