• Snorkelling Tours

    Snorkelling Tours

Snorkelling in Niue should be on everyone’s bucket list – it’s an easy way to experience some of the clearest waters in the South Pacific packed with corals and marine wildlife: the vibrantly coloured fish and corals will have you feeling like you’ve jumped into an aquarium!

Our snorkel trips launch from either Avatele or Alofi (depending on conditions), and start with learning about Niue and its hidden gems. We regularly come across the resident spinner dolphins along the way allowing for a possible in-water interaction. 

We then head to some of Niue’s best snorkel spots, abundant with a wide variety of reef fish and beautiful hard corals. Our experienced in-water guide will support you, take photos, and point out the amazing marine life below the surface.

When conditions are sometimes not suitable for getting out on the ocean, Niue Blue also offers land-based guided snorkel tours of the many caves, chasms, and rock pools accessed by the sea tracks.

This is an opportunity for those of all ages or the whole family to enjoy Niue’s unbelievable crystal-clear water.

Niue Blue

Snorkel Tour/Dolphin Swimming

Niue Blue offers snorkel trips twice a day from Monday to Saturday, once in the morning departing at 9am, and in the afternoon departing at 2pm. Duration is 3 hrs, with all snorkelling gear, wetsuits and snorkel guide included. We also include the possibility with “in water” interactions with Niue’s resident Spinner Dolphin population.

Cost: $130 Adult $80 Child (5-15yrs) Family Pass – $365 (2 adults & 2 children)

(Min age 5 yrs)

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Land-based  Snorkelling

Discover secret spots, and find private pools that are crystal clear. Learn the stories and immerse yourself in Niuean history as you walk about the sea tracks, the plant life and the unique flora.

Private guide – on request.

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Additional Packages

For the keen divers wanting to experience more of our amazing underwater environment we offer dive packages consisting of multiple dives. We will try our hardest to make sure all your dives are at a different dive site and a mixture of coral reef, drop-offs and cave/cavern diving.

Family Passes and Group Bookings

Family passes and group bookings can also be booked for your holiday, simply contact us for details

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  • Swim with dolphins and snorkel Superb! Lovely people and remarkable snorkelling in such clear water with a pod of over 30 dolphins. Pure exhilaration! You only need to wear togs and jandals- they supply the rest.

    Lesley S Auckland, New Zealand

  • Wow, thats an amzing day full of discovery and nature. Loved the cruise! You guys rock.

    Mike McVey Gisborne NZ

  • Awesome afternoon out with the team. Went snorkeling in three locations, all with great features, Belly of the Whale was my favorite. Very knowledgeable about the history and culture!

    Wendy Heynen

@niueblue

There's something extra special about witnessing a humpback mother and calf 💙🐋 

📸 @hunter.malcon
There are more than 22 species of anenomefish and here in Niue we have Clark's anenomefish! This species has a different pattern to the ones in Finding Nemo (which are called Clown anenomefish) with larger vertical white stripes 🧡🤍
You can't beat glassy days on the water
📸 @annika_andresen
There's nothing quite like a night dive 🌅
We could watch this all day! 😍💙🐢

📸 @travelling_roxy
Niue is a raised coral atoll surrounded by incredibly deep, blue waters - this means the whales can come really close to the reef, making for amazing whales watching from the land and the sea! 💚🐋💛

📸 @hunter.malcon
Our of our instructors @travelling_roxy got a wave from this beautiful green turtle on a dive the other day! 👋😘 Green turtles can travel thousands of kilometres to lay their eggs on the same beaches they were born on, and the turtles here in Niue are just stopping by for a pitstop on their journey 🐢 

📸 @travelling_roxy
The 2022 whale season here in Niue is one for the history books - the whales arrived at the end of June (they often arrive mid-late July) and many of the locals say they have never seen this many! The whole island is buzzing 🐋💙🐋 we have had some absolutely incredible encounters so far and it doesn't look like it's slowing down! 🤙🔥☀️💛
Check out this little guy we 👀 on our night dive! So many amazing critters, like this boxfish, come out when the sun goes down and diving at night is a an entirely different experience!
Onboard our bright yellow boat watching whales so close in!! 🐳💛💙
We're lucky to have some seriously cool caves, caverns and swim-throughs here to explore on our dives 🔦 the combo of clear water, encrusting life and amazing topography (often in shallow water) is a treat for divers of all experience levels!
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