Ambo Island, Tarawa Atoll

Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Island
A turquoise lagoon and long stretches of soft sand draw tourists to Ambo Island, ideal for relaxing waterfront walks under the shade of leafy palm trees. Though inviting, it is generally not advisable to swim in the lagoon due to the high levels of water pollution. Instead of swimming, take in the views from the the nearby club, featuring a meeting house and bar. A visit to Ambo Island represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Tarawa Atoll tour itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We had some free time on one day and spent much of the day driving around. Very scenic and beautiful ocean views. It is extremely hot and humid so air-conditioned vehicle is the best way to...  more »
  • Ambo, and the rest of South Tarawa has great potential. The waters that surround this atoll look inviting but are rife with polution and human bodily waste. Hook worm is common along with other...  more »

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