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Small grottoes that are formed by water dripping through faults in the rock formation that falls in a continual rainfall. You can't see too much as the interior is really dark. The big grotto is surrounded by masses of lush vegetation so looks quite impressive....More
Nice, small grotto as seen on our island tour. Supposedly Paul Gaugin swam here and possibly Captain Cook got his fresh water from here -- both which may or may not be true. Yet, that makes for imaginative local legend stories. My hubby and I...More
When driving around the island we stopped here. The grottos themselves are set in lush vegetation. A couple of the smaller ones have been fenced off as being potentially dangerous from rock slides, but the big grotto was being used by locals as a cool...More
We took a tour driving around the island and one of the stops was the Maraa Grotto. It is very large and cool which is appreciated in the warm weather with water drops dripping from the ceiling of the cave. It has fish swimming in...More
Another “must see” stopping point on Tahitian tours. This is where Captain Cook found fresh water. It is a very picturesque cave with easy parking just off the main road.
Good photography is possible and the waters are crystal clear. Worth a stop, with free...More
Really nice landscape and beautiful grotto, water is very cold but shouldn't be an excuse of not swimming. If you swim, go to the end of it even if it's dark, at the end is a small cave where u can seat.