Part two of our Niue Visit – Part One is here
“Niue has the clearest waters that I have seen” - so said one of the divers we met. The visibility is simply stunning. One of the reasons is that there are no rivers on Niue, it is just one giant rock that the water seeps through and is held in the rock.
As I said earlier, I was initially disappointed that all the snorkel trips were booked out when we arrive. If you are a super keen diver or snorkeller, book before you go to Niue. HOWEVER there are snorkelling spots all over the island, all accessible down Sea Tracks which lead off the road near every village. Most nights we ate locally caught fresh fish – in batter, raw, pan fried – it was a treat. Read more
It seems that once you land on Niue you are no longer a stranger. Arriving at Niue airport we knew no one, and wondered anxiously if Neil was there from Kololi Motel to pick us up. One of the immigration people asked where we were staying and turned around and pointed to Neil. Easy.
Niue is a small south pacific island between Samoa and Tonga. About 3 hours by plane from Auckland. Watch this introductory Video