|Description||Whaiwhai Lagoon surrounds the main islands of Niua Simoa. It is much safer to swim in that the ocean beyond the reef.|
Whaiwhai Lagoon is the body of shallow water around the islands of Niua Simoa.
The lagoon is named for 'whai', a local word for stingray. There are numerous stingrays in the shallows, hidden beneath the sand.