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The Grotto, Saipan

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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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  • Fantastic place. Great scuba diving here, but also good for snorkelers looking for a unique place to come and play. Highly recommended! 
    Fantastic place. Great scuba diving here, but also good for snorkelers looking for a unique place to come and play. Highly recommended!  more »
  • Enjoy the ocean and nature at its best. Never go alone. To have evidence for caution a tourist may research the number of drowning deaths at the Saipan Grotto that were either caused by... 
    Enjoy the ocean and nature at its best. Never go alone. To have evidence for caution a tourist may research the number of drowning deaths at the Saipan Grotto that were either caused by...  more »
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  • We went to dive, extremely rough some days but very beautiful. Recommend for experienced divers, otherwise you should have a guide. The stairs are very steep. You should be in good physical condition.
  • This is a world class destination. Do not go alone. If you don’t do stairs every day, prepare to wheeze like Darth Vader in gym class. The stairs are slippery, steep, and uneven. That said, it’s undeniably gorgeous and if you’re an experienced scuba diver, there’s no place in the world quite like it.

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