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Turtle at the Pinnacles, Raratonga dive site - courtesy of Malik Chibah
Clam at the Pinnacles, Raratonga dive site - courtesy of Malik Chibah
Fairy basslet at the Pinnacles, Raratonga dive site - courtesy of Malik Chibah
Lionfish at the Pinnacles, Raratonga dive site - courtesy of Magne Teigland
Lobster at the Pinnacles, Raratonga dive site - courtesy of Magne Teigland
Spanish dancer at the Pinnacles, Raratonga dive site - courtesy of Magne Teigland
Spanish dancer at the Pinnacles, Raratonga dive site - courtesy of Magne Teigland

Scuba Diving in Rarotonga, the Cook Islands

Reader Reviews:

Site: The Pinnacles

Location: Rarotonga

Description: Reef

Depth: 18 - 30 metres (60 - 95 feet)

Visibility: 40 metres (130 feet)

Rating: *****

The Pinnacles is a very relaxing dive. I finned slowly down the coral covered slope to the drop-off where the two pinnacles are located. A large barracuda was hanging around out in the blue. To one side lay a deep, blue drop off that looked very tempting, but I wasn't able to bounce it. The Pinnacles themselves are very beautiful, covered in dense coral and sponges.

Rik Vercoe, BSAC Advanced Instructor



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