The Grotto

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Geographic location

Country: Northern Mariana Islands
Region: Saipan

GPS coordinates

Lat: 15.26 Lng: 145.8239


Marine life

Reef Shark
Humphead wrasse

Diving conditions

Max Depth: 45m
Current: Pas d’infos
Visibility: Pas d’infos

When to go diving

From December to April

Considered by many as one of the best cavern dives in the world, this “Must Do” dive site in Saipan is sure to amaze you. the cavernous Grotto attracts divers from around the world. At the bottom of 116 stairs, you encounter a natural pool filled with blue seawater. Once underwater, you’re shown the way by light passing through three horizontal caves that connect to the open sea and direct sunlight from the opening above. From here, there are three different exit holes to the sea. Once outside, there are beautiful walls, swim-throughs, and caves to explore as the “Bat cave”. Turtles and clown triggerfish are some of the many types of sea life to be seen at this magnificient dive site.