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Low tide best

Stunning beach with an area to snorkel and a nice little corner in the cave to sit and cool off... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Amazing coral reef in the middle of Alofi

Just across from the police station, this reef is as amazing for its accessibility as for its... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Seattle, Washington
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Alofi, Niue
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Stunning beach with an area to snorkel and a nice little corner in the cave to sit and cool off. We really enjoyed this beach and would arrive every 2nd day to cool off. Showers and picnic tables are also available.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RacingRobyn
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Just across from the police station, this reef is as amazing for its accessibility as for its beauty. Don't miss it, especially if sunset coincides with low tide. Not to be relegated to second fiddle even after having experienced the range of options on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank V5252EAstevem
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A nice little beach, easy access and safe. Probably one of the better ones for kids. We didn't snorkel but seemed to be opportunities a little out from the beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mattr6284
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We went to all the tracks around the Rock and every one of them had such amazing colourful water. Can only imagine what the sea life would be in them, but unfortunately as per most of the good spots no one was allowed to due...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Glenn G
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Shallow enough for small children and great for non-confident snorkellers who need to be able to stand up to feel safe ... also amazing for the more adventurous to venture outside the cut in the reef into the real ocean

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank suzannegae
Reviewed 1 February 2018

My 5th visit to Niue & still this safe swimming & snorkel spot is one of my favourite with good fish life including spotting a sea snake that will NOT HARM you... , a lovely sandy beach that is deserted considering it is right in...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 007adventure
Reviewed 13 December 2017

A lovely little gem of a beach right in the town. Park on the roadside and make your way down. Depending on the state of tide you may need some footwear such as reef shoes. Bring your snorkel gear as there are plenty of fish...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Niue doesn't have many sandy beaches, but Utuko is one of them. Parking up top by the road. Bring reef shoes with you, this is by no means the best snorkeling spot on the island and it pays to check with a local about best...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Found_Lost_Key
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Who said Niue doesn't have beaches? This is a lovely spot right in the centre of town. Great snorkelling as well.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank VikiM
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a nice beach in town. Good for cooling off. If you are in town it is worth a quick stop off.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kim W
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