Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving With 40 dive sites, the warm, clear waters surrounding Rarotonga are a dream for both snorkeling and scuba fans. Depths range from six meters (20 feet) to more than 30 meters (about 100 feet); there are reef, wreck, pass and cave dives, some suited for beginning snorkelers, others only for advanced scuba divers. Depending on the site, you might see an array of sharks and rays, flamboyant and venomous lionfish, massive moray eels and elusive Spanish dancers. Wherever you dive, dramatic coral gardens and multicolored reef fish abound.